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sport

(spōrt),
An organism varying in whole or in part, without apparent reason, from others of its type; this variation may be transmitted to the descendants or the latter may revert to the original type.
Synonym(s): singleton (2)
[M.E. disporte, fr. O.Fr. desport, diversion]

sport

(sport) a mutation.

sport

Etymology: ME, disporten, to amuse
1 an individual that differs drastically from its parents or others of its type because of genetic mutation; a mutant.
2 a genetic mutation.
Biology An organism that differs substantially from the basic stock, strain, subspecies, species, regardless of source
Genetics A phenotypic trait that appears de novo in a person and inherited by his progeny, which may be related to a spontaneous mutation or an environmental mutagen acting on germs cells—egg or sperm
Vox populi A competitive physical activity, played according to specific rules, and which requires practice to attain a level of expertise

sport

Vox populi A competetive physical activity, played according to specific rules, and which requires practice to attain a level of expertise. See Blood sport, Contact sport, Extreme sport, High-impact sport, Low-impact sport, Moderate-impact sport, No-impact sport, Sports medicine, Water sport.

SPORT

Cardiology A clinical trial–Stent Implantation Post Rotational Atherectomy Trial

sport

(spōrt)
An organism varying in whole or in part, without apparent reason, from others of its type; this variation may be transmitted to the descendants or the latter may revert to the original type.
[M.E. disporte, fr. O.Fr. desport, diversion]

sport

an individual that is distinctly different from its parents in a way that was not expected, such as a mutation.

sport

Patient discussion about sport

Q. Sport and arthritis Does physical exercise when I’m young protect me from having arthritis as I get older?

A. I read an article regarding arthritis and how it is a derivative of pain. Like Tiffany said, just don't cause "wear and tear" DAMAGE or TRAUMA.

Q. i swim a lot ! what are the advantages of swimming over other sport activities? on what part of the body does it work the most ?

A. its a good workout but your not really going to burn as much calories as a regular work out.

Q. How do I avoid Sport injuries? I started climbing recently and going to the gym 3 times a week.

A. I had the same question, so I dug up a little bit through the web and found this wonderful site with a lot of tips + videos about “how to avoid sport injuries :
http://www.mindef.gov.sg/imindef/mindef_websites/topics/elifestyle/articles/exercise_and_physical/sports_injuries.html
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References in classic literature ?
Ah, Antonio, it IS the noblest sport that ever was.
must not be dismissed discontented, for lack of their share in the sports.
So he at once said, "Aldermen and town councillors of the Phaeacians, we have had enough now, both of the feast, and of the minstrelsy that is its due accompaniment; let us proceed therefore to the athletic sports, so that our guest on his return home may be able to tell his friends how much we surpass all other nations as boxers, wrestlers, jumpers, and runners.
For what do we live, but to make sport for our neighbours, and laugh at them in our turn?
Now leave we the priest to marry them, and the masquers to sport round the Maypole, till the last sunbeam be withdrawn from its summit, and the shadows of the forest mingle gloomily in the dance.
I find,” she said, “that the old Christmas sport of shooting the turkey is yet in use among you.
Certainly to men of great judgment, bold persons are a sport to behold; nay, and to the vulgar also, boldness has somewhat of the ridiculous.
A great king of a land far away in the East had a daughter who was very beautiful, but so proud, and haughty, and conceited, that none of the princes who came to ask her in marriage was good enough for her, and she only made sport of them.
At such times archery was always the main sport of the day, for the Nottinghamshire yeomen were the best hand at the longbow in all merry England, but this year the Sheriff hesitated a long time before he issued proclamation of the Fair, fearing lest Robin Hood and his band might come to it.
A couple of young men from the neighborhood had joined the house-party, and the conversation, naturally enough, was chiefly concerned with the day's sport.
A sport with a cold and afraid of catching more, all right all right," the boy laughed, proudly surveying his handiwork.
They quickly agreed to exchange the produce of their day's sport.