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alter

(ôl′tər)
v. al·tered, al·tering, al·ters
v.tr.
To castrate or spay (an animal, such as a cat or a dog).
v.intr.
To change or become different.

al′ter·a·bil′i·ty, al′ter·a·ble·ness n.
al′ter·a·ble adj.
al′ter·a·bly adv.

alter

verb
(1) To castrate (obsolete). 
(2) To change in any manner.

Alter

An alternate or secondary personality in a patient with DID.
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It would be the first genetically altered animal allowed as food in the U.S.
Consequently, thin boundary individuals tend to be high transliminals, who demonstrate the ability to transition with relative ease between ordinary waking states and altered states of awareness (unusual states of consciousness).
SINGER Clare Grogan has altered her image to become a children's author.
Pages have been ripped out to make room for the added elements, the cover has been altered and so, too, has the title on the spine.
The native rhythm has been altered by artifacts, which are revealed as small pointed deflections on the "tips" of the QRS complexes.
The altered female flies lunged like males, regardless of the sex of the fly they fought.