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Salt of a fatty acid
Purposeful execution of chemical reactions to obtain a product, or several products
Study of social behavior based on evolutionary theory
Embryonic plant enclosed in a protective outer covering with food reserves
Transition of a substance directly from the solid to the gas phase
Property of a liquid surface that causes it to act like a stretched elastic membrane
Short-chain, soluble carbohydrate with a characteristically sweet taste
American virologist who developed the first successful inactivated polio vaccine
Mountain rising from the ocean seafloor that does not reach to the water's surface
Mechanism that converts rotational motion to linear motion
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Operation of removing objects from a collection
Areas of the Sun's surface that are cooler than surrounding areas
Relationship between organisms of different species living together in direct contact
Measure of the degree of asymmetry of a distribution
Rate of change of distance with time
The center of a black hole, where the curvature of space time is maximal
Area of informal housing often built of waste materials on the edge of a city
Movement of an oceanic plate beneath another crustal plate
An angle whose measure is 180 degrees
Time of year when the Sun appears furthest north or south of the celestial equator

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