- Barr body
a condensed, inactivated X chromosome present in most female mammals in the nuclei of all cells except the germ cells: used, as in sports competitions, to verify that an individual is genetically female. Barr body (bär) n. The condensed, inactive, single X-chromosome found in the nuclei of somatic cells of most female mammals and whose […]
noun (Austral, informal) a barramundi noun an island in NW Scotland, in the Outer Hebrides: fishing, crofting, tourism. Pop: 1078 (2001) Contemporary Examples Milena Baroni says she met him once, in the Rio suburb of barra da Tijuca, where Bruno lives. Brazil’s Soccer Star a Murderer? Dom Phillips July 4, 2010 To get you up […]
- Barra de sao francisco
a city in SE Brazil, on the São Francisco River.
- Barra mansa
a city in Rio de Janeiro state, SE Brazil.