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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 ?
There were the silken colonists, sporting round their Maypole; perhaps teaching a bear to dance, or striving to communicate their mirth to the grave Indian; or masquerading in the skins of deer and wolves, which they had hunted for that especial purpose.
They were as joyous, all the while, and seemed as much in their element, as you may have seen them when sporting with a snow-storm.
He soon perceived the little white stranger sporting to and fro in the garden, like a dancing snow-wreath, and the flock of snow-birds fluttering about her head.
They are exclusively sporting gentlemen, and they are allowed special faceelities by the Government.
If you have no pressing engagement with your old man - perhaps you might divert him; perhaps I can seduce his fancies - I should like you to keep in Departmental touch with me till I find those sporting coves.
During this speech the two figures on the box were sporting with each other disgracefully.
There was a big desk in it, and a couple of big arm-chairs; a Turkey carpet adorned the floor, and the walls were decorated with sporting prints.
I call it one of the most sporting things I ever heard of in my life," Lady Grace declared warmly.
277 D: The poet of the "War of the Titans", whether Eumelus of Corinth or Arctinus, writes thus in his second book: `Upon the shield were dumb fish afloat, with golden faces, swimming and sporting through the heavenly water.
To be a sporting proposition, the issue must be in doubt.
The big fifth-form boys, who were a sporting and drinking set, soon began to usurp power, and to fag the little boys as if they were prepostors, and to bully and oppress any who showed signs of resistance.
On the left of his great leader sat the poetic Snodgrass, and near him again the sporting Winkle; the former poetically enveloped in a mysterious blue cloak with a canine-skin collar, and the latter communicating additional lustre to a new green shooting-coat, plaid neckerchief, and closely-fitted drabs.