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nonself

, non-self (non′self″)
In immunology, pert. to matter recognized by the body as foreign, e.g., pathogens or pollen, and thereby provoking an attack by the body's immune system.
nonself

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The most frequently occurring factor influencing the work of participants was non-self initiated communication.
Once the mindfulness as a non-self has reached maturity, then the ceasing (nirodha) of a thought will be experienced within the arising (samuda) through wisdom at an unexpected moment.
In negative selection (NS), an immature detector will be eliminated if it binds to any self antigen, otherwise it becomes mature and is distributed for detecting non-self antigens.
The immune network theory suggests that the receptor molecules contained in the surface of the immune cells present idiotopes, and these idiotopes are displayed in and/or around the same portions of the receptors that recognize non-self antigens.
34) Rosenkranz concludes from this interpretation not that implementation of non-self executing treaties be left to the states, but rather that implementation take place through one of two ways: (1) implementing treaties through constitutional amendment; or (2) requiring that all treaties be self-executing.
It is thought that this constraint is achieved by gamete surface proteins, encoded by several highly polymorphic gene loci, that distinguish self from non-self (Morgan, 1944; Marino et al.
Both models incorporate a "self-hold" non-self resetting function that provides a high level of operational safety, especially in appliances with moving parts.
I have spent my life studying the intricate paths by which we protect ourselves from this infectious world, studying self, non-self, and why the two should never meet.
Circulating eosinophilic granulocytes, however, are able to bind and phagocytize non-self substances in vitro.
This is primarily due to the fact that this tactical vest is a non-self righting vest and is acceptable only for applications where it is likely that supervised watchstanders will be involved.
Fiction functions here as a privileged medium for overcoming the Romantic separation of self and non-self, individual and world, inside and outside.
There is a heightened immune response to non-self organs because of certain receptors on the donor organ that identify the donor organ as "non-self.