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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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He had thought her wretchedly altered, and in the first moment of appeal, had spoken as he felt.
[USA], Feb 7 (ANI): The Akay Lab biomedical research team at the University of Houston has reported in the journal Nature Scientific Reports that a possible cure for addiction may be found by following the pathways of significantly altered dopamine neurons in newborns who were chronically exposed to nicotine in utero.
What Abigail is unaware of is that she allegedly was the one who killed Andre (Thaao Penghlis), and her alters are actually trying to protect her from the truth, something Dr.
The indicator was dichotomized into 0 = less than the maximum number of ties between pairs of alters, and 1 = maximum number of ties.
A book artist's individual style emerges naturally, as he or she goes along, says Susan Peterson, the founder of Artful Book Group, a local collective whose members work together round-robin style to alter the same book together.
Casey Martin case, the Supreme Court established three tests to determine ADA compliance: (1) whether the requested modification is reasonable; (2) whether it is necessary for the individual, and (3) whether it would fundamentally alter the nature of the competition.
Developmental effects of an environmental antiandrogen--the fungicide vinclozolin alters sex differentiation of the male rat.
CAB held that where the outer configurations of an apartment have been substantially altered, the owner is entitled to a first, market rent that the tenant cannot challenge.
* A fine and/or imprisonment of not more than 20 years for "whoever knowingly alters, destroys, mutilates, conceals, covers up, falsifies, or makes a false entry in any record, document, or tangible object with the intent to impede, obstruct, or influence" an investigation or proceeding by a federal department or agency or any case filed in bankruptcy court.
Pande notes that when procedures such as bleaching or perming change the chemistry of hair, they alter the protein-rich internal structure of the fiber.
The special rule would not apply if a taxpayer establishes that the classification as a disregarded entity does not materially alter the tax consequences of the extraordinary transaction.