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  • adj. Obsessively in mind


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  • Mal kicked the dope around, thinking that it played true to his take on the brain trusters: they were duplicitous, they talked a lot, they took their own sweet time acting and let outside events call the tune.

    The Big Nowhere

  • I had thought first of blood lymphocytes as a source of DNA, but I was aware that my friend and colleague Ernest Noble at UCLA had been doing extensive work on the brain electrophysiology of alcoholic fathers and their sons, with nonalcoholic fathers and their sons for controls, so I telephoned him.

    Alcohol and The Addictive Brain

  • Although the effects of alcohol and TIQs on the brain appear to be similar to that of enkephalin, that is, they activate opiate receptors, it is probable that other neurotransmitters and other receptors are involved as well.

    Alcohol and The Addictive Brain

  • There were fifty of us senior boys and nine of these special cases, each suffering from some manner of retardation or dwarfism or water on the brain or who knew what else — what afflictions and defects might have caused those lax mouths and blank stares.

    Land of the Blind


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