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mechanistic

adjective
(1) Determined or characterised by physical properties.
(2) Referring to the philosophical reduction of processes and phenomena in the universe to physical and deterministic causality.
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a) Survey questions used the following terms to describe the six ATS technologies: Mechanistic in vitro, mechanistically based in vitro cell or biochemical assays; HTS in vitro, high-throughput screening in vitro cell or biochemical assays; mechanistic in vivo, mechanistically-based in vivo cell or small-animal assays (e.
Interestingly, the German outgroup was dehumanized mechanistically in this research, while Germans were associated to more animal-related words than human-related words in research by Viki et al.
And that allows you to think and operate more mechanistically.
Mechanistically, the investigators believe fasting affects the body's immune response, resulting in fewer regeneration-blocking immune cells reaching the injury site.
It's almost as if this doctor and his office, down to the receptionist, want to be right, angry that I refuse to follow the received wisdom and authority, showing no curiosity about my situation, mechanistically insisting on what they know, even neglecting to fax me the results of the blood tests.
You will find that statistically significant and nonsignificant are often not the same as mechanistically or clinically clear and unclear.
To voice one's slight disappointment with the result should not be taking away from the individual accomplishments of the authors and editors, though one would have hoped that literature would have been put less mechanistically "under interrogation" (7).
Page 114 draws a parallel between a glasshouse environment and the "greenhouse effect" that is mechanistically incomplete--limited convective heat exchange is critical to glasshouse temperature, but not global warming.
How inorganic and organic corrosion inhibitors can mechanistically be applied to coatings to adequately counteract corrosion will be demonstrated.
Comics were the products of mechanistic, capitalist production, he argued, and could therefore affect children's minds mechanistically.
Tippett's highly contrasting Second and Fourth Sonatas, one concise and confrontational, the other discursive and conciliatory, were the cornerstones of an evening which also offered colourful and resonant Takemitsu (Crossley especially limpid and fluent here), crisp, wellbalanced Messiaen delivered at times with a deliciously fresh Romantic flexibility of tempo, and a crackling Henze novelty, the schizophrenically scurrying and mechanistically marching Scorribanda Pianistica, drawing from Crossley rip-roaring virtuosity.
Our intent was to illustrate that the precipitants of thrombosis and the consequences of thrombosis are mechanistically inseparable, not to imply that Virchow, in 1856, had truly defined or anticipated the modern triad.

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