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con·form·er

(kon-fōr'mer),
1. A mold, usually of plastic material, used in surgical repair to maintain volume in a cavity or to prevent closing of a reconstructed artificial or natural space.
2. a prion protein conformation; abnormal configuration of abnormal prion protein (that is, conformers) can induce change in the secondary and tertiary structure of normal prion protein to generate additional amounts of the abnormal protein.
[L. conformo, to fashion]

conformer

A mould placed in a cavity to preserve its shape and prevent shrinkage.
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The protracted budget battle in Wisconsin has delayed enactment of AB 100, which contains language that would conform to the AJCA's provisions.
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However, amended returns would have to be filed and adjustments made if the legislature decides not to conform, the department advised.
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If the action conforms to the national culture's norms, then it is right.