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1. The passage of extracellular chemicals or organisms into cells.
2. The inputting of data into a computer, e.g., for recording or ordering drugs or treatments.
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For the safety of our entrance upon Omean we depended largely upon the very boldness of it, believing that it would be some little time before the First Born on guard there would realize that it was an enemy and not their own returning fleet that was entering the vault of the buried sea.
We had proceeded but a few yards along the corridor that had given us entrance to this strange maze when Woola gave mouth to a most frightful roar, at the same time dashing against the clear partition at our left.
Then I sent for Perry, who had remained discreetly in the rear, and had him construct a little affair that I had had in my mind against the possibility of our meeting with a check at the entrances to the underground city.
The following morning he was awakened by the excited voice of Mohammed Beyd's slave calling to him at the entrance of his tent.
Except for the small passageway from the gorge, there was no other entrance to the gulch which was some hundred feet in length and about fifty in width and appeared to have been worn from the rocky cliff by the falling of water during long ages.
That their entrance had not been noted was attributed by Gahan to the absorption of the two players and their friends in the game.
I therefore repeated the word after her; but when I saw the expression in her eyes as they were directed past me and saw her point toward the entrance to the cave, I turned quickly--to see a hideous face at the small aperture leading out into the night.
I followed with difficulty, so narrow was the entrance, and found myself in a small rock-chamber.
Nengo-Nengo is forty miles beyond them, in turn, and it has no people and no entrance.
Though he lay down in the entrance and slept, his sleep was fitful.
They reached the grand tin entrance to the tin castle, and the Tin Woodman himself came running out of the door to embrace little Dorothy and give her a glad welcome.
The inner doors to the entrance were locked and bolted.