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expression

 [eks-presh´un]
1. the aspect or appearance of the face as determined by the physical or emotional state.
2. the act of squeezing out or evacuating by pressure.
gene expression
1. the flow of genetic information from gene to protein.
2. the process, or the regulation of the process, by which the effects of a gene are manifested.
3. the manifestation of a heritable trait in an individual carrying the gene or genes that determine it.

ex·pres·sion

(eks-presh'ŭn),
1. Squeezing out; expelling by pressure.
2. Mobility of the features giving a particular emotional significance to the face. Synonym(s): facies (4) [TA]
3. Any act by a person.
4. Something that manifests something else.
5. The act of allowing information to become manifest.
6. A mathematical function consisting of a combination of constants, variables, other functions, and mathematical operations.

expression

/ex·pres·sion/ (eks-presh´un)
1. the aspect or appearance of the face as determined by the physical or emotional state.
2. the act of squeezing out or evacuating by pressure.

gene expression 
1. the flow of genetic information from gene to protein.
2. the process, or the regulation thereof, by which the effects of a gene are manifested.
3. the manifestation of a heritable trait.

expression

(ĭk-sprĕsh′ən)
n.
1. The act of pressing or squeezing out.
2. Genetics The act or process of expressing a gene.

expression

[ikspresh′ən]
Etymology: L, exprimere, to express
1 the indication of a physical or emotional state through facial appearance or vocal intonation.
2 the act of pressing or squeezing to expel something, such as milk from the breast when lactating or the fetus from the uterus by exertion of pressure on the abdominal wall.
3 (in genetics) the detectable effect or appearance in the phenotype of a particular trait or condition. See also expressivity. express, v.

ex·pres·sion

(eks-presh'ŭn)
1. Squeezing out; expelling by pressure.
2. Mobility of the features giving a particular emotional significance to the face.
Synonym(s): facies (3) [TA] .
3. Something that manifests something else.
[L. pp. expressus, fr. exprimere, to press out]

expression

see GENE EXPRESSION.

expression

physiological manifestation of gene activity

expression (ek·spreˑ·shn),

n the mechanical method used to extract essential oils from plant material by crushing and applying pressure. Commonly used for extracting fluids from citrus fruits like lemons and oranges.

ex·pres·sion

(eks-presh'ŭn)
1. Squeezing out; expelling by pressure.
2. Mobility of the features giving a particular emotional significance to the face.
Synonym(s): facies (4) [TA] .

expression

1. the aspect or appearance of the face as determined by the physical or emotional state.
2. the act of squeezing out or evacuating by pressure.
3. the manifestation of a heritable trait in an individual carrying the gene or genes which determine it.

expression library
a number of different DNA molecules cloned into a single expression vector.
expression vector
a cloning vector that carries a gene into the host cell and promotes its expression.

Patient discussion about expression

Q. where do the expression "going back on the wagon " come from?

A. http://www.phrases.org.uk/meanings/on-the-wagon.html

Q. What role does emotion have in the life of someone with autism? I just find the whole disorder of autism hard to understand because I'm a really emotional person. I'm especially interested in how people with mild autism or Asperger's can function fine but then when it comes to feeling empathy they have such trouble. I guess my question is how such people experience emotion--are these people actually unable to care about others? My intention is not to sound ignorant, I'm genuinely curious.

A. I have asperger's and most everything for me is logically analyzed and I have a difficulty knowing what emotion goes with certain situations and how the emotion manifests itself within me.
I care about others, I just cannot always put myself in their shoes and feel what they are feeling.

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The second film finds a redheaded gallery employee, Karon Hepburn, wearing mourning black and gazing expressionlessly through a window before descending a flight of stairs.