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ZWAARDEMAKER SMELL SYSTEM

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a system for categorizing scent qualities based upon a scheme initially cultivated by Carolus Linnaeus, a Swedish botanist. In accordance with this system, there are nine main odor properties: fragrant, alliaceous, ethereal, hircine, nauseous, empryeumatic, foul, aromatic, and ambrosiac. These traits mix together to generate the comprehensions of scents.

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ZYDIS

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noun. a brand name for olanzapine.

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ZYGOMATICUS

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the group of muscles, innervated by the facial nerve, which initiates the motion of the upper lip upward, backward, and outward. Its activity is documented in analyses of feeling.

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ZYGOTE

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a fertilized egg, or ovum, with a diploid set of chromosomes, half rendered by the mother and half rendered by the father. The zygote separates to come to be an embryo, that keeps separating as it grows and differentiates, gradually growing a fetus when concerning human beings.

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ZYGOTE INTRAFALLOPIAN TRANSFER (ZIFT)

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a type of in vitro fertilization wherein sperm and ova are combined in a laboratory container like a petri dish, and the fertilized eggs are placed into the fallopian tubes.

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