a calcium-binding protein occurring in many tissues and participating in the regulation of many biochemical and physiological processes.
(biochem) a protein found in most living cells; it regulates many enzymic processes that are dependent on calcium
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a variety of Spanish influenced by Mexican underworld argot with a large admixture of English words, spoken especially by young Mexican-Americans in cities of the southwestern U.S. (often initial capital letter) a language spoken by Spanish Gypsies. Contemporary Examples Why Drones Make Us Nervous Josh Dzieza May 16, 2013 Historical Examples Letters to an Unknown […]
any plant of the genus Calochortus, of the lily family, as the mariposa lily and the sego lily. Historical Examples The Wild Flowers of California: Their Names, Haunts, and Habits Mary Elizabeth Parsons
a white, tasteless powder, Hg 2 Cl 2 , used chiefly as a purgative and fungicide. Historical Examples Chapters from My Autobiography Mark Twain Zoonomia, Vol. II Erasmus Darwin The Puddleford Papers, H. H. Riley Zoonomia, Vol. II Erasmus Darwin A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I Various Special Report on Diseases […]