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causing the opposite effect.

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muscles that work in pairs and are responsible for causing movement in opposite directions in...

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the male organ of the plant where the pollen grains are formed.

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potentially lethal disease in humans and grazing animals such as cows and sheep. The disease is...

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substance that destroys bacteria.

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