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quiz time!
« on: 22/02/2006 02:24:22 »
I've this big biology text book in front of me
so Im going to the glossary, randomly picking a word, and writing the definition...so lets see who can guess the word!

Among the earliest plants to produce seedlike structures or seeds.


hint: starts with a P
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Re: quiz time!
« Reply #1 on: 22/02/2006 12:02:07 »
Is it a PEA ?

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« Reply #2 on: 22/02/2006 12:33:54 »
Is it pteridosperm ?

Definition of pteridosperm:-
""seed fern: an extinct seed-producing fernlike plant of the order Cycadofilicales"".

[a.k.a  Dinosaur's Dinner.  :)]

« Last Edit: 22/02/2006 12:38:57 by ROBERT »
 

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« Reply #3 on: 22/02/2006 13:47:03 »
The question is ambiguous. Do you mean "earliest" in an historical or annual sense?
 

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« Reply #4 on: 22/02/2006 20:36:51 »
sorry if it was ambiguous,
i was just going by the short definition in the glossary

well
the word was:
progymnosperm
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« Reply #5 on: 22/02/2006 20:40:07 »
O.K. here is another random one

Type of photoautotrophic protistan; most are multicelled and aquatic; an abundance of phycobilins masks their chlorophyll.

guess guess!
I dont think I will give a clue on this one.
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Re: quiz time!
« Reply #6 on: 22/02/2006 22:43:58 »
quote:
Originally posted by ariel

sorry if it was ambiguous,
i was just going by the short definition in the glossary

well
the word was:
progymnosperm
:D



oh THAT !!...it was on the tip of my tongue !![^]

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Re: quiz time!
« Reply #7 on: 22/02/2006 23:47:42 »
quote:
a.k.a Dinosaur's Dinner

actually i think you will find that was Sam Neil.
neil
do you really want THAT word on the tip of your tongue ?



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« Reply #8 on: 24/02/2006 00:35:57 »
guess the next word:D
 

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« Reply #9 on: 24/02/2006 01:22:12 »
'pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis',
is that the word ?

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« Reply #10 on: 24/02/2006 02:12:24 »
Cyanophyceae? i think thats the name for blue green algae

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« Reply #11 on: 24/02/2006 02:38:25 »
ooooh getting very close :)
 

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« Reply #12 on: 24/02/2006 03:08:25 »
can we get a hint?

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« Reply #13 on: 24/02/2006 03:17:56 »
red algae?

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« Reply #14 on: 24/02/2006 03:25:52 »
YES!
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« Reply #15 on: 24/02/2006 03:32:37 »
woohoo!!!!
oh i wish you could all see my happy dance

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« Reply #16 on: 24/02/2006 04:01:08 »
Oh Poo !!..I thought it was either ' Horsey ' or ' Fluffy '

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« Reply #17 on: 24/02/2006 11:54:22 »
being a "one finger typist",it took me ages to type that word,and then it was wrong, boohooo
« Last Edit: 24/02/2006 11:55:00 by Ray hinton »
 

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« Reply #18 on: 24/02/2006 15:01:31 »
HEPATICOCHOLANGIOCHOLECYSTENTEROSTOMIES
FORMALDEHYDETETRAMETHYLAMIDOFLUORIMUM
DIMETHYLAMIDOPHENYLDIMETHYLPYRAZOLONE
SUPERCALIFRAGILISTICEXPIALIDOCIOUS
all bloomin wrong then ?[:0]

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« Reply #19 on: 25/02/2006 03:58:44 »
"put your left hand on the asdf keys put your right hand on the jkl; keys"
hahah that was the first thing i ever learned about typing :)
i took a test a while ago and i got 60 words per minute i think!
 

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« Reply #20 on: 25/02/2006 04:58:05 »
Guess what!
I have a new definition:)
No clues, I think you guys should get it.

Condition in which one allele of a pair is not fully dominant; a heterozygous phenotype somewhere between both homozygous phenotypes emerges.
 

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« Reply #21 on: 25/02/2006 05:34:12 »
its called she was sleeping with the milkman

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« Reply #22 on: 25/02/2006 05:39:00 »
quote:
Originally posted by ariel

"put your left hand on the asdf keys put your right hand on the jkl; keys"
hahah that was the first thing i ever learned about typing :)
i took a test a while ago and i got 60 words per minute i think!



But only if you're using an English (US or UK) keyboard.  Don't do that with French or German keyboards.



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Re: quiz time!
« Reply #23 on: 25/02/2006 19:16:12 »
its called she was sleeping with the milkman

how the devil did you get this
quote:


Condition in which one allele of a pair is not fully dominant; a heterozygous phenotype somewhere between both homozygous phenotypes emerges.

from this
i didnt even get the question [xx(]


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« Reply #24 on: 25/02/2006 22:42:57 »
quote:
Originally posted by Ray hinton

its called she was sleeping with the milkman

how the devil did you get this
quote:


Condition in which one allele of a pair is not fully dominant; a heterozygous phenotype somewhere between both homozygous phenotypes emerges.

from this
i didnt even get the question [xx(]


measure twice,cut once.



As far as I understand the question, it is asking what you call a trait that is somewhere between what you inherited from your mother and what you inherited from your father (e.g. tall father, short mother, child somewhere mid height).

Don't ask me what it's called though.



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