Nouns denoting natural proesses

translation
(genetics) the process whereby genetic information coded in messenger RNA directs the formation of a specific protein at a ribosome in the cytoplasm
 
mineral dressing
crushing and separating ore into valuable substances or waste by any of a variety of techniques
 
cataphoresis
the motion of charged particles in a colloid under the influence of an electric field; particles with a positive charge go to the cathode and negative to the anode
 
ptyalism
excessive flow of saliva
 
pullulation
a rapid and abundant increase
 
Markoff chain
a Markov process for which the parameter is discrete time values
 
blazing
a strong flame that burns brightly
 
metamorphism
change in the structure of rock by natural agencies such as pressure or heat or introduction of new chemical substances
 
Europeanization
assimilation into European culture
 
rusting
the formation of reddish-brown ferric oxides on iron by low-temperature oxidation in the presence of water
 
bloom
the organic process of bearing flowers
 
absorption
the process of absorbing nutrients into the body after digestion
 
ossification
the developmental process of bone formation
 
prophase
the first stage of meiosis
 
chlorination
the addition or substitution of chlorine in organic compounds
 
peeing
informal terms for urination
 
rectification
(chemistry) the process of refinement or purification of a substance by distillation
 
column chromatography
chromatography that uses selective adsorption by a column of powders
 
mechanism
the atomic process that occurs during a chemical reaction
 
thermocoagulation
congealing tissue by heat (as by electric current)
 
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