Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1The theory of the transmission of inherited characteristics by germ plasm.
2Asexual reproduction of an organism by budding.
3The development of lymphocytes into larger undifferentiated cells that can undergo mitosis.
- ‘During 4 to 5 days of culturing with cytokines, high blastogenesis and heavy proliferation were noted in OSA lymphocyte cocultures as compared with control cocultures.’
- ‘It was shown that spleen cells and infiltrating leukocytes isolated from well-functioning cardiac allografts in immunologically enhanced adult rats suppressed spontaneous blastogenesis of normal syngeneic cells in vitro.’
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