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mi·met·ic

 (mĭ-mĕt′ĭk, mī-)
adj.
1. Relating to, characteristic of, or exhibiting mimicry.
2.
a. Of or relating to an imitation; imitative.
b. Using imitative means of representation: a mimetic dance.

[Greek mīmētikos, from mīmēsis, mimicry; see mimesis.]

mi·met′i·cal·ly adv.

mimetic

(mɪˈmɛtɪk) or

mimetical

adj
1. of, resembling, or relating to mimesis or imitation, as in art, etc
2. (Biology) biology of or exhibiting mimicry
miˈmetically adv

mi•met•ic

(mɪˈmɛt ɪk, maɪ-)

adj.
characterized by, exhibiting, or of the nature of mimicry: mimetic gestures.
[1625–35; < Greek mīmētikós imitative =mīmē- (see mimesis) + -tikos -tic]
mi•met′i•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.mimetic - characterized by or of the nature of or using mimesismimetic - characterized by or of the nature of or using mimesis; "a mimetic dance"; "the mimetic presentation of images"
representational - (used especially of art) depicting objects, figures,or scenes as seen; "representational art"; "representational images"
2.mimetic - exhibiting mimicrymimetic - exhibiting mimicry; "mimetic coloring of a butterfly"; "the mimetic tendency of infancy"- R.W.Hamilton
imitative - marked by or given to imitation; "acting is an imitative art"; "man is an imitative being"
Translations

mimetic

[mɪˈmetɪk] ADJ (frm) [dance] → mimético; [theatre] → de mimo; [re-enactment] → mímico

mimetic

[mɪˈmɛtɪk] adjmimétique

mi·met·ic

a. mimético-a, que imita.
References in classic literature ?
This and similar illustrations or explanations are put forth, not for their own sake, or as an exposition of Plato's theory of ideas, but with a view of showing that poetry and the mimetic arts are concerned with an inferior part of the soul and a lower kind of knowledge.
In saying this, I intended to imply that we must come to an understanding about the mimetic art,--whether the poets, in narrating their stories, are to be allowed by us to imitate, and if so, whether in whole or in part, and if the latter, in what parts; or should all imitation be prohibited?
Our innovation consists of a stage upon which we place cell membranes or mimetics, a jet of solvent is directed at the membranes and an inlet samples the particles, producing a stream of charged particles for study in a mass spectrometer.
Therefore, it makes sense to rethink the conceptual foundations of design mimetics in this new technological era.
Research has suggested that CR and specific foods that have been dubbed as 'calorie restriction mimetics' are a major contributor to the longevity and low rates of disease that Okinawans face.
Huang et al.; "Glycocalyx Remodeling with Proteoglycan Mimetics Promotes Neural Specification in Embryonic Stem Cells"; Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2014; 136 (30): 10565 DOI:10.1021/ja505012a
Roughly 15% of patients started sulfonylureas, 3% took thiazolidin ediones, 78% were on metformin, 3% took DPP-4 inhibitors, 1% were on incretin mimetics, and 1% took meglitinides.
Part II then discusses synthesis and particular mimetic molecules in more detail, including bioisosteres, solid-phase synthesis, combinatorial approaches, click chemistry with triazole scaffolding, peptoids, sugar amino acids as scaffolds, cyclic alpha-amino acids as proline mimics, beta-turn mimetics, and foldamers, including material on both structure-function relationships and synthesis.
ABT-737 is one of a new class of anti-cancer agents called BH3 mimetics that target and neutralise the so-called Bcl-2 proteins in cancer cells.
Yeaman and Yount are now translating the motif into peptide mimetics and small molecules, and are designing so-called modular anti-infectives with customized payloads of drugs that attach to the [gamma]-core motif.
Amanda eloquently describes herself as "Gene-tweaked, adolescence plateau extended, super-oxide dismutase mimetics. telomerase transducers, developmental cascade inhibited until Maturity." (She speaks to imitate artificial intelligence and does not use connector words-it's all the rage at the mall.) She won't reach Maturity until age 30, two years away.
The invention also relates to the therapy of human cancers which have a mutation in the CDC14A gene, including gene therapy, protein replacement therapy and protein mimetics. The invention further relates to the screening of drugs for cancer therapy.