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  • adj. In an inactive, unbound state


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  • [4] The initial portion of some of these names is derived from the respectful term apo -- "sir," and the attributive copulate ni; thus the original form of Aponitolau probably was Apo ni Tolau, literally

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  • He had a gene called apo E4, which is a high-risk gene for Alzheimer's disease (ii) and also made it hard for him to lower his cholesterol and detoxify mercury from his brain. (iii) He also had a version of a gene for detoxification of metals and other toxins (glutathione-S-transferase, or GST) (iv) that was very inefficient, making him accumulate more toxins over his lifetime.

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  • II., as well as the words of Clemens Alex. in the work Quis Dives Salvandus, n. 8, in which the Son is described as apo geneseos mechri tou semeiou ten anthropoteta diatrechon.

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  • Eros (with an epsilon) is the same word as eros (with an eta): 'the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair;' or perhaps they were a species of sophists or rhetoricians, and so called apo tou erotan, or eirein, from their habit of spinning questions; for eirein is equivalent to legein.


  • Ouranos is so called apo tou oran ta ano, which, as some philosophers say, is the way to have a pure mind; the sophists are by a fanciful explanation converted into heroes; 'the givers of names were like some philosophers who fancy that the earth goes round because their heads are always going round.'


  • Meis is so called apo tou meiousthai, from suffering diminution, and astron is from astrape


  • My daughter, who at 14, has far more spark and enthusiasm than I do, was diagnosed as chronic depressive and prescribed a drug called apo-proxetine.


  • If you have a gene called apo E4, found in about 25 percent of the population, you are 2.5 to 5 times more likely to get Alzheimer’s.

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  • He had a gene called apo E4, which is a high-risk gene for Alzheimer’s disease,3 one that also made it hard for him to lower his cholesterol or detoxify mercury from his brain.

    The UltraMind Solution

  • Laying up in store -- "therefrom (that is, by this means [Alford]; but Bengel makes the Greek" apo "mean laying apart against a future time), laying up for themselves as a treasure" [Alford] (Mt 6: 19, 20).

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible


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