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communication

(Discourse), noun collocution, colloquy, communicatio, communiqué, conference, correspondence, dialogue, dissertation, exchange, intercommunication, intercourse, interlocution
Associated concepts: attorney and client communication, conditionally privileged communication, confidential communication, husband and wife communication, physician and patient communication, privileged communication, telegraph communication, telephonic communication, verral communication, written communication

communication

(Statement), noun announcement, annunciation, declaration, disclosure, dissemination, information, message, news, notification, report, revelation, utterance, writing
See also: admission, association, caveat, clue, comment, contact, conversation, correspondence, disclosure, dispatch, expression, information, intelligence, issuance, knowledge, language, mention, message, news, note, notice, notification, parley, publication, reference, report, tip, transmittal, warning

COMMUNICATION, contracts. Information; consultation; conference.
     2. In order to make a contract, it is essential there should be an agreement; a bare communication or conference will not, therefore, amount to a contract; nor can evidence of such communication be received in order to take from, contradict, or alter a written agreement. 1 Dall. 426; 4 Dall. 340; 3 Serg. & Rawle, 609. Vide Pour-parler; Wharton's Dig. Evid. R.

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2]-ER hormone signaling, further supporting the theory of an evolutionary convergence of chemical communication pathways (Baker 1992b; Wynne-Edwards 2001).
GPCRs are popular drug targets because of the pivotal role they play in cells' chemical communication circuits that are responsible for regulating functions critical to health, including circuits involved in heart and lung function, mood, cognition and memory, digestion and the inflammatory response.
Singh of the University of Iowa College of Medicine in Iowa City and his colleagues documented chemical communication between bacteria in the lungs of people with cystic fibrosis.
We know that chemical communication between nerve cells is abnormal but don't yet understand the underlying mechanisms in detail.
The rich chemical communication of ants has claimed more attention from scientists in recent decades, but a small band of researchers has been sorting out ant sounds.
He and his colleagues partly attribute the low reproductive success of a variety of captive animals to insufficient opportunities for chemical communication.
Such strategic investment in worker production is complemented by sophisticated chemical communication by queens.
Examples of specific topics include the influence of intrinsic and extrinsic factors on agonistic behavior in freshwater crayfish, chemical communication and social behavior of the lobster Homarus americanus, ecology and evolution of mating behavior in freshwater amphipods, mating strategies in isopods, sperm demand and allocation in decapod crustaceans, hermaphroditism in caridean shrimps, social behavior of parent-offspring groups in crustaceans, sociobiology of terrestrial isopods, the social breeding system of the Jamaican bromeliad crab, ecology and evolution of eusociality in sponge-dwelling shrimp, and anthropogenic stressors and their effects on the behavior of aquatic crustaceans.
He added that the drops tend to circle each other without touching, which Hanczyc sees as evidence for rudimentary chemical communication.
With core capabilities for structure visualization, search and management, property prediction, virtual synthesis, screening and drug design, ChemAxon focuses upon active interaction with users and software portability to create powerful, cost effective cross platform solutions and programming interfaces to power modern cheminformatics and chemical communication.
Washington, July 20 (ANI): Just like those body-spray commercials wherein young men attract hordes of beautiful women by dousing themselves with fragrance, male songbirds draw attention to themselves through their own special chemical communication, a new study has shown.
How this happens is not clear, but the evidence points to cell-to-cell chemical communication.