Online dating dictionary
saccule /SACK-yool/ (1) a small sac; (2) the lesser of two sacs within the vestibule of the inner ear. salpinx (pl salpinges) /SAL-pinks, sal-PIN-jeez/ n. saltation (also saltatory evolution) /sawl-TAY-shən/ n. The production of new types of organisms via rapid, discontinuous processes; used in opposition to the term gradualism. A human spermatozoon is about 0.005 mm (0.002 in) in length. A ring of muscle controlling passage of an orifice. A developmental defect characterized by failure of fusion of vertebral arches, with or without protrusion and dysplasia of the spinal cord or its membranes. Three spirochete genera, Borrelia, Leptospira, and Treponema, contain organisms that are important causative agents of human disease spiroscope /SPIGH-rō-skope/ n. The name is derived from the Latin term lusus naturae, "sport of nature," which expressed the idea that nature was in some way play a game and entertaining itself when it made new organisms in this way.
Saliva contains enzymes that begin the digestive process. salt Sodium chloride (Na Cl); more broadly, any chemical compound composed of a positive ion other than hydrogen, and a negative ion, other than the hydroxyl group. A biologist who believes evolution is a saltatory process. Generally, satellite DNA appears as separate bands because each band contains many copies of a specific highly repetitive sequence with a specific density due to its particular GC-to-AT ratio. During spermatogenesis, spermatozoa form in huge quantities within the seminiferous tubules of the testes. It has an oval, flattened head containing a haploid nucleus. MORE INFORMATION | PICTURE sphincter /SFING-ter/ n. In humans, it gives rise to all the nerves of the trunk and limbs. The prominence at the posterior extremity of a vertebra. A genus of helical microorganism belonging to the family Pseudomonadacea (Spirillum minus is the causative agent of rat-bite fever). Any member of Spirochaetes, a phylum of helical bacteria. splicing The process of joining adjacent exons after the removal of an intervening intron. Inflammation of, and resulting damage to, the vertebrae. A supposed process — that has never actually been observed — in which living things arise from nonliving matter. The term is usually applied to plants, but sometimes, especially in older literature, also to animals (for example, Darwin called the Ancon sheep a sport). Ejected saliva mixed with mucous and sometimes pus. The most diverse order of Class Reptilia; includes the lizards, snakes, and worm lizards. (1) (also: squamate) scale-covered, scaly; (2) scale-like (as in the cells of squamous epithelial tissue); (3) (also: squama) the anterior portion of either temporal bones in humans and many other mammals (PICTURE 1 | PICTURE 2).
She can tell you the name of every character in TV teen drama Gossip Girl, but has no idea who the Prime Minister is. Likes to start the day with a couple of Bacardi Breezers. I'M INTO WHIRLWIND ROMANCES My visa runs out in 10 days and if I don't get married I'll be deported. Brace yourself for a world of cup-a-soups and novelty toilet roll holders. She'll have Googled you and looked you up on Friends Reunited before you even meet. Andrew Lloyd Webber will look like a Calvin Klein model next to this guy. TOLD ATTRACTIVE By my mother, the only woman I've every loved or am ever likely to. HOPE YOU LIKE MY PICTURE Taken 10 years ago and bears no resemblance on now. NOT JUST LOOKING FOR SEX I am just looking for sex but hope you won't see through my cunning reverse psychology. On a date he'll order graphically named cocktails and talk dirty with you over the garlic bread.
You want to paint the town red and she'll want you to paint her living room beige. Woe betide you if you don't notice she's had her hair cut or that she's wearing new shoelaces. Everyone in online dating is 'attractive.' In the real world it means 'pleasant to look at' - in the internet-speak it means: two eyes, two ears and a mouth. When he's not even claiming to be attractive, it's time to worry. DISCRETION OFFERED I don't care if you're married too. So unless you're a sure thing you pay for your own dinner.
The region between the Sahara desert and savannas to the south; characterized by extended dry seasons, which alternate with relatively brief rainy seasons. The salt concentration of a solution, particularly of a body of water. Saprophites are often called "decomposers." sarcoma /sar-KŌM-ə/ n. Specific types of sarcomas are named for the types of tissue from which they arise (e.g., angiosarcoma, chondrosarcoma, hemangiosarcoma, leiomyosarcoma, liposarcoma, lymphangiosarcoma, osteosarcoma, rhabdomyosarcoma). The sarcomere is the fundamental unit of muscle structure. PICTURES Scholastics (also schoolmen) Christian medieval philosophers. During spermiogenesis, each haploid spermatid develops, without further division, into a functionally mature spermatozoon. Either of two types of cells that originate from the spermatogonium during spermatogenesis and that develop, via division into spermatids. spermatogonium (pl spermatogonia) /sperm-awd-ə-GŌ-nee-əm, pl -nee-ə/ n. subclass (also infraclass, superorder) In taxonomy, a division of a class; specifically, a category ranking beneath a class, but above an order.
PICTURE OF SAGITTAL CREST ATOP A GORILLA SKULL sahel /sə-HILL or SAH-hill/ n. A plant, fungus, or microorganisms that feeds on the dead or decaying remains of once living matter; adj: saprophitic /sap-rə-FIT-ik/. For example, biologists still speak of "higher" and "lower" organisms, and think of birds as more "complex" than fish. A large, triangular bone forming part of the shoulder girdle; commonly known as the shoulder blade. scleronyxis (pl scleronyxes) /SKLIR-ō-NIX-əs; pl: -NIX-seez/ n. An anionic surfactant commonly used in biological experimentation, particularly in preparing proteins for electrophoresis in the SDS-PAGE technique. A white, crystalline, water-soluble powder with a saline taste often added to drinking water for the prevention of dental caries. sperm (1) spermatozoa; (2) semen; (3) a spermatozoon. During spermatogenesis, the immature products of the second meiotic division. PHOTOMICROGRAPH staphylopharyngeus /staf-ə-lō-fə-RINJ-ee-əs/ n. starch The storage polysaccharide (a polymer of α-D-glucose molecules) of most plants. Pertaining to or connecting the lower jaw (mandible) and the styloid process. It is also present in many antibiotics, and, in its elemental form is an important fungicide, particularly within the context of organic agriculture.
Translation: When his ad says 'rugby player's build' he doesn't mean Jonny Wilkinson, he really means Johnny Vegas DISCRETION EXPECTED I'm married and don't want my wife to know.
INDEPENDENT Lying, cheating commitment-phobic scum.
Cuddling is very unlikely, although squashing is a distinct possibility. The good news is he travels for free and gets in half-price at the cinema. The sort of person you cross the road to avoid, even if the road is the M1 in the rushhour.
The liquid present in the mouth and secreted by the salivary glands. The DNA in such bands is either denser (GC-rich) or less dense (AT-rich) than the DNA in the main band. The second is the secondary spermatocyte, which is produced from the primary spermatocyte by division. A mature male haploid gamete capable of active movement by means of a undulipodium. The genus of birds comprised of the banded penguins. The column of nervous tissue that in vertebrates runs along the back, and that in bony animals is enclosed within the vertebral column. splice sites Locations where RNA splices exons together to form a continuous gene transcript. spore (1) in a plant or fungus, an asexual reproductive cell that does not participate in fertilization; (2) in prokaryotes, a dormant, relatively impervious cell that is resistant to destruction by heating. A new type of organism arising in a single generation.
saliva (common names: spit, spittle) /sə-LIE-və/ n. Its capacity for contraction is the essential trait that makes muscles work. Any fraction of DNA that forms a separate band from the main body of DNA during isopycnic Cs CL gradient centrifugation ("satellite" refers to the subordinate or minor status of such bands). Certain aspects of their worldview, based on religious dogmas, have carried over into modern biological thought, for example, their ideas concerning continuity, gradualism, and ideal forms. The outermost coat of the eyeball, extending from the optic nerve to the edges of the cornea. The first of these two types is the primary spermatocyte, which is a mature sex cell that develops from the spermatogonium without division. During spermatogenesis, one of the primordial, undifferentiated sex cells that give rise, via maturation and growth, first to a primary spermatocyte, then via division, to two secondary spermatocytes that in turn divide to form four spermatids, which then mature without further division into four fully functional spermatozoa — spermatogonial /sperm-awd-ə-GŌ-nee-əl/ spermatozoon (pl spermatozoa) /sper-mat-ə-ZŌ-ən; pl: -ZŌ-ə/ n. An angular bend in the large intestine between the transverse and descending colons.
But everyone who's ever dated online knows personal profiles can be a minefield - too often a tall, dark, handsome millionaire turns out to be a short, fat, ugly geek. She's got views on everything and she's not afraid to ram them forcefully down your throat. If a woman is selling her personality, then her face looks good in a paper bag. Welcome to a world of slamming doors, smashed crockery and huffy silences. It's safe to deduct three inches from any man claiming to be between 5ft 7 and 5ft 10. The flowers come from the garage forecourt and he calls you 'babe' or 'sweetheart' because he can't remember your name.
Here, to help you read between the lines of adverts, CLAUDIA CONNELL brings you a handy his 'n' hers Dating Dictionary. She'll be forever showing you pictures of fluffy kittens on her mobile phone and, on your first date, will have given pet names to all your fingers before the main course arrives. Forget any silly notions of Marilyn Monroe's softly sensuous body. VOLUPTUOUS Fat and shows too much flesh in clothes two sizes too small for her. Tries to make up for her ample size by being the life and soul of the party and fails in all respects. That means he's ugly, 5ft 3in and plays snooker CUDDLY Morbidly obese. But it's doubtful many beholders will consider her beautiful. On the UK High Street it's a completely different story. Cancel a date with this girl and you'll come home to find your car has been keyed and all the sleeves have been cut off your shirts. SPORTY I watched the Olympics and play snooker for the local pub team. Best not to hang around long enough to find out whether it's pre op or post op.