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RABBLE

Mechanized rake used to loosen sluice bed or move ore or concentrate through a kiln or furnace,

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RABIES

An acute disease of dogs, wolves and other carnivores, due to infection with a virus, and commun

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RABL CONFIGURATION

Spatial arrangement of interphase chromosomes with centromeres clustering at one side of the nucleus and telomeres at the other,

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RACE

A population, within a species, that is genetic

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RACE-TRACK

Discharge tube or ion-beam chamber where particles are constrained to an oval path,

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RACEME

A simple unbranched racemose inflorescence in which the flowers are visibly stalked. Cf spike,

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RACEMIC ISOMERS

Optically inactive mixtures consist

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RACEMIZATION

The transformation of an optically active substance into racemic inactive form, either by an isomerization through a symmetrical intermediate or through a reaction by which a new substance is formed via a similar intermediate or transition state,

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RACEMOSE

Shaped like a bunch of grapes; said esp of glands.

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RACEMOSE INFLORESCENCE

One in which the main axis and, in a compound raceme, each of its main branches does not end in a flower but continues to grow bearing flowers in acropetal succession on its lateral branches, eg raceme, spike, panicle. Also indefinite or indeterminate in

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