Nouns denoting natural proesses

incontinence
involuntary urination or defecation
 
monadic operation
an operation with exactly one operand
 
intussusception
(biology) growth in the surface area of a cell by the deposit of new particles between existing particles in the cell wall
 
speciation
the evolution of a biological species
 
de-Nazification
social process of removing Nazis from official positions and giving up any allegiance to Nazism
 
sexual reproduction
reproduction involving the union or fusion of a male and a female gamete
 
expression
(genetics) the process of expressing a gene
 
origin
the source of something's existence or from which it derives or is derived
 
inspissation
the process of thickening by dehydration
 
backup
an accumulation caused by clogging or a stoppage
 
bacteriolysis
dissolution or destruction of bacteria
 
active transport
transport of a substance (as a protein or drug) across a cell membrane against the concentration gradient; requires an expenditure of energy
 
plastination
a process involving fixation and dehydration and forced impregnation and hardening of biological tissues; water and lipids are replaced by curable polymers (silicone or epoxy or polyester) that are subsequently hardened
 
overflow incontinence
urinary incontinence that occurs when the bladder is so full that it continually leaks urine; often attributable to a blocked urethra (e.g., due to prostate enlargement) or weak bladder muscles or nerve damage
 
survival of the fittest
a natural process resulting in the evolution of organisms best adapted to the environment
 
fragmentation
(computer science) the condition of a file that is broken up and stored in many different locations on a magnetic disk
 
corruption
decay of matter (as by rot or oxidation)
 
magnetic induction
the process that makes a substance magnetic (temporarily or permanently)
 
immunoelectrophoresis
electrophoresis to separate antigens and antibodies
 
accession
a process of increasing by addition (as to a collection or group)
 
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