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com·ple·men·ta·tion

(kom'plĕ-men-tā'shŭn),
1. Functional interaction between two defective viruses permitting replication under conditions inhibitory to the single virus.
2. Interaction between two genetic units, one or both of which are defective, permitting the organism containing these units to function normally, whereas it could not do so if either unit were absent.

complementation

/com·ple·men·ta·tion/ (-men-ta´shun) the interaction between two sets of cellular or viral genes within a cell such that the cell can function even though each set of genes carries a mutated, nonfunctional gene.

complementation

Psychology The process of functioning differently than, and in reciprocation to, someone else, by responding to that person's activities, behavior, and reactions, especially vis-á-vis differentiation of gender-identity/role. Cf Identification.

com·ple·men·ta·tion

(kom'plĕ-men-tā'shŭn)
1. Interaction between two defective viruses permitting replication under conditions inhibitory to the single virus.
2. Interaction between two genetic units, one or both of which aredefective, permitting the organism containing these units to function normally, whereas it could not do so if either unit were absent.

complementation

infection of the same cell by two viruses in which one provides a gene product which the other requires.
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A problem with applying a lexical rule approach to complementation in Ancient Greek is however that there are cases where the use of different complementation patterns results in differences in the semantics and pragmatics of the complement, rather than the complement-taking predicate.
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iqbanim), whereas manipulative meaning is effected via verbal complementation (.
On the contrary, he suggests that any sensitive application of his analytical paradigm "will distinguish between the different roles played by different media within any IMM, and will characterize the relative preponderance of conformance, complementation, and contest" (p.
Identification of the murine beige gene by YAC complementation and positional cloning.
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The talks, held as part of the day-long 7th ALBA Economic Complementation Council in Ecuador's Southwest city Guayaquil, were aimed at coordinating strategies, policies and projects to build such a zone.
He considered that HH the premier's tour of Latin America comes in complementation of his visits to a number of Asian, African and European nations over the last couple of years.
The Company pioneered the use of B-galactosidase enzyme fragment complementation in biochemical and cell based assays for discovery research, and holds extensive intellectual property in this area.
San Ramon, CA) announced that it has been granted a United States patent entitled "Fragment Complementation Assays for G-Protein-Coupled Receptors and their Signaling Pathways.
Modern] art has apparently put an end to the welcome complementation of the abstract by means of the objective and vice versa.
His examples range over a broad spectrum of constructions--from negation, through complementation, to discourse connectives.

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