- a muscle lying above an inflamed mucous or serous membrane is frequently the seat of paralysis;
- a relationship of the rate of fall of a small sphere in a viscous fluid; applicable to centrifugation of macromolecules;
- the wavelength of light emitted by a fluorescent material is longer than that of the radiation used to excite the fluorescence.
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