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2014-11-20 23:12:40

For the fifth year in a row, Keil Lasik Vision Center is giving the “Gift of Sight”.

2014-11-18 23:13:58

Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors has launched an online version of its school re-entry program, The Journey Back.

2014-11-11 16:25:32

Informational lunch seminar educates those living with neurodegenerative diseases and caregivers about advancements in Parkinson's and Alzheimer's research GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Nov.

2014-11-07 23:03:45

Building on the success from its 2013 event, SAE International announces that it will hold the SAE 2015 Noise and Vibration Conference and Exhibition on June 22-25 at the DeVos Place Convention

2014-11-04 12:32:56

Guide features 24 print and digital coupons through retailer's mPerks program GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Nov.

2014-10-30 08:28:58

Meijer partners with GE Lighting to educate customers, provide solutions as traditional bulbs begin disappearing from retail shelves GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Oct.

2014-10-28 08:29:18

Excitement builds for 2015 on heels of successful inaugural tournament GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Oct.

2014-10-23 16:22:50

GRAND RAPIDS, Minn., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Magnetation LLC ("Magnetation") announced that it will hold a conference call on Wednesday, November 12, 2014, at 10:00 a.m.

2014-10-13 23:03:58

Ticketability.com is delighting customers with Fleetwood Mac tickets at reduced prices for newly announced concerts in St.


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2012-06-18 05:03:32

Symbol: CRAM4 Group: Dicot Family: Rosaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Native Status: L48    N Distribution: CrataegusambitiosaSarg. distribution:USA(MI) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons...

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2010-11-19 15:53:27

Roger Chaffee was an American aeronautical engineer, a Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Navy and a NASA astronaut in the Apollo program. He was born Roger Bruce Chaffee on February 15, 1935 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where he graduated from Central High School. In 1957 he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautical Engineering from Purdue University. That same year, he married Martha Horn in Oklahoma City on August 24. They had two children, Sheryl Lyn and Stephen. Chaffee was a...

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abactinal
  • Pertaining to the surface or end opposite to the mouth in a radiate animal.
The word 'abactinal' comes from a Greek root meaning 'ray' and a Latin prefix meaning 'away'.
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