physical composition

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Noun1.physical composition - the way in which someone or something is composed
property - a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class; "a study of the physical properties of atomic particles"
structure - the manner of construction of something and the arrangement of its parts; "artists must study the structure of the human body"; "the structure of the benzene molecule"
phenotype - what an organism looks like as a consequence of the interaction of its genotype and the environment
genetic constitution, genotype - the particular alleles at specified loci present in an organism
texture, grain - the physical composition of something (especially with respect to the size and shape of the small constituents of a substance); "breadfruit has the same texture as bread"; "sand of a fine grain"; "fish with a delicate flavor and texture"; "a stone of coarse grain"
karyotype - the appearance of the chromosomal makeup of a somatic cell in an individual or species (including the number and arrangement and size and structure of the chromosomes)
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In this richly illustrated and accessible book he focuses on the usual criteria for researching any human group--genes, physical composition, culture, and language.
Increase in fertility by the use of ash:- By the use of fly ash in agriculture the physical composition of soil becomes more rich, making it more fertile and hence the productivity increases by 15% to 25%.
com)-- Health supplements, like skin creams, do not work in the same method and on the same time schedule for everyone, because each person is different in their physical composition and state of health.
Obesity problems particularly in teenagers is critical and during previous decades, this crisis has attracted the researchers' consideration because of fatness intermixing with physical patients and on the other hand, researches on improper effects of excess weight and hypodermic fat mass around the organs have caused that the people do physical exercises and some researches were done on the physical composition and reduction of heart beat in rest situation in field of effects of physical activities that their results can be interested.
NIR is a spectroscopic technique which can relate the light absorbed and reflected by a sample to its chemical and physical composition and physical characteristics.
In a laudatory statement announcing the award, Secant is described as a company able to combine variability in structure, delivery method, performance, physical composition, resorbability, and other unique elements that make up implantable textile construction.
As this chemical and physical composition of coal differs widely in different geographical locations, additional research is needed on the carcinogenicity of various types of coal, they added.
According to this point of view, the physical composition of the body (i.
The key word here is voluntary, since the being himself chooses his purpose (see below) and also what is his being; involuntary changes to his physical composition necessarily restrict his being in whatever sense he recognizes it and is therefore an infringement.
We examined the chemical and physical composition of reusable and single-use needle holders and scissors (four items).
Individual entries begin with an overview of the physical composition and layout of the manuscript, its date and scribal hand(s), before proceeding to list its contents, collation, decoration, dialect, provenance, and binding.
In the second part, she makes a careful examination of the physical composition of the page and then gives a thorough analysis, including translations of the documents.

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