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1. Ad
This Latin term, which is frequently used in medicine, means "to" or "up to".

2. Ad libitum (ad lib.)
This Latin term, which is frequently used in medicine, means "at pleasure".

3. Adams-Stokes syndrome (Stokes-Adams syndrome)
Adams-Stokes syndrome is the recurrent episodes of near loss or loss of consciousness associated with transient or permanent problems in the conduction of electrical activity between the atrium and the ventricles of the heart.

4. Adaptation
The condition of showing fitness for a particular environment, as applied to characteristics of a structure, function or entire organism; a modification of a species that makes it more fit for reproduction and/or existence under the conditions of its environment.

5. Adaptation
Tendency of an organism to suit its environment; one of the major points of Charles Darwin's theory of evolution by natural selection : organisms adapt to their environment. Those organisms best adapted will have a greater chance of surviving and passing their genes on to the next generation.

6. Adaptive radiation
The evolution of new species or sub-species to fill unoccupied ecological niches.

7. Adaptive radiation
The development of a variety of species from a single ancestral form; occurs when a new habitat becomes available to a population . Evolutionary pattern of divergence of a great many taxa from a common ancestral species as a result of novel adaptations or a recent mass extinction . Examples: mammals during the Cenozoic Era after the extinction of dinosaurs at the close of the Mesozoic Era flowering plants during the Cretaceous Period diversified because of their reproductive advantages over gymnosperm and non-seed plants that dominated the floras of the world at that time.

8. Adaptors
Short synthetic oligonucleotide strands that have one sticky end and one blunt end; the blunt ends join to the blunt end of a DNA fragment, forming a new fragment with two sticky ends that can be more easily spliced into a vector .

9. Adaxial
Facing towards the axis. Compare abaxial .

10. Adde
This Latin term, which is frequently used in medicine, means "add".


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