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  • adj. Not autonomous

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  • adj. (of peoples and political bodies) controlled by outside forces


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  • Even nonautonomous rational agents authorize the motivating power of the desires that move them to act.

    Personal Autonomy

  • Conversely, we suggest that BIMEs are in fact a special type of nonautonomous transposable elements, mobilizable by RAYTs.

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  • Chodankar R, Kwang S, Sangiorgi F, Hong H, Yen HY, et al. (2005) Cell-nonautonomous induction of ovarian and uterine serous cystadenomas in mice lacking a functional Brca1 in ovarian granulosa cells.

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  • She says, ‘I’m lonely,’ and you’re suggesting that’s a nonautonomous state.



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