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bound form

n.
1. A linguistic element that always occurs as part of another word, such as -ly in lovely.
2. The form taken by a noun in a Semitic language when the noun is followed directly by a possessor noun or by a possessive pronoun suffix.
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Noun1.bound form - a morpheme that occurs only as part of a larger construction; eg an -s at the end of plural nouns
morpheme - minimal meaningful language unit; it cannot be divided into smaller meaningful units
combining form - a bound form used only in compounds; "`hemato-' is a combining form in words like `hematology'"
affix - a linguistic element added to a word to produce an inflected or derived form
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And Figure 3 shows the distribution of glycolytic enzymes between soluble and bound form in LL muscle.
In a bound form, controls can be linked to specific data by setting the Control Source property to the appropriate field from the record source.
Current thinking is that free testosterone is mostly responsible for the biological activity of the hormone, and the bound form is thought to be mostly inactive.
During the return phase, structure determination of active designs in an apo and substrate bound form will be performed.
In current vitamin D assays, blood samples must be prepared and processed to release vitamin from its bound form before it can be measured with an assay.
Many illustrated manuscripts are no longer in bound form because Western sellers sold them page-by-page, presumably to maximize their profits.
Even in the weaker, bound form, the counterfactual Ramsey Test makes counterfactuals subject to the very argument that Lewis used to argue against the indicative version of the Ramsey Test.
The bound form of the drug remains in blood while free part of the drug is involved in pharmacological changes.
However, all of it was probably present in the bound form.
The decrease in brain level of TRP may be due to a decrease in plasma free fraction of TRP as more TRP is present in bound form with albumin, thus decreasing the uptake of TRP from plasma to brain.
GeoVax's vaccines are unique in expressing virus like particles that display the trimeric membrane bound form of the HIV-1 envelope glycoprotein.
Army transport outward bound form Port Angeles with a cargo of newsprint, and sank her with a single torpedo.