a protein that is activated by calcium ions in some synapses and in erythrocytes can affect proteins important in determining cellular shape and deformability; a calcium-activated neutral protease.
ancient name of the Rock of Gibraltar. Historical Examples A New System; or, an Analysis of Antient Mythology. Volume I. Jacob Bryant The Geography of Strabo, Volume I (of 3) Strabo The Rulers of the Mediterranean Richard Harding Davis The Overland Guide-book James Barber The Blind Mother and The Last Confession Hall Caine The Blind […]
California Public Employees’ Retirement System.
flourished 1st century b.c, third wife of Julius Caesar 59–44. Compare Cornelia (def 2), Pompeia. Historical Examples Roads from Rome Anne C. E. Allinson Nero Jacob Abbott The Caesars Thomas de Quincey Roman Women Alfred Brittain Roads from Rome Anne C. E. Allinson The Pursuit of the House-Boat John Kendrick Bangs Mary Anerley R. D. […]
a loan translation, especially one resulting from bilingual interference in which the internal structure of a borrowed word or phrase is maintained but its morphemes are replaced by those of the native language, as German halbinsel for peninsula. loanshift. to form (a word or phrase) through the process of loan translation. noun another word for […]