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guts

(gəts)
1. n. courage; bravado. It takes guts to do something like that.
2. n. the belly; the intestines. I’ve got some kind of pain in the guts.
3. n. the inner workings of anything. There’s something wrong in the guts of this clock.
4. n. the essence of something. Let’s discuss the real guts of this issue.
See also: gut
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Eating a varied diet is one way to a have a happy gut
Gareau uses specialized breeds of mice, and also mice that have been bred and raised to be germ free, to observe the effect of manipulation of the gut microbiome on behavior.
People living in rural Malawi have gut microbe communities more similar to those of bonobos than do people in the United States.
He said that the molecular mechanisms of the symbiotic cross-talk in the gut are largely unrecognized.
Commensal gut bacteria supply nutrients, help metabolize indigestible compounds, and defend against colonization by nonnative opportunistic pathogens.
can actually work to an organism's benefit both by making vitamin K and preventing harmful bugs from getting a foothold in the gut.
This balance of risk and reward takes guts, and CFOs who hope to add value to their organizations learn to push themselves in this direction.
I went to the area, and I found a large gut pile [where the moose bodies had been sighted]," Swanson explains.
Machine Guts came out of Zeidler's Web project, Bulk Bin, which was produced at The Banff Centre's Big Rock Candy Mountain Residency program.
sakazakii from the guts of larvae of the stable fly, Stomoxys calcitrans, demonstrating an environmental reservoir for E.
Previous work showed that relative gut length in these species generally follows the expectation that carnivores have shorter guts than herbivores and omnivores have guts of intermediate length.
Sleepers Guts is described in the program as "A Piece by the Frankfurt Ballet," and the choreography is credited to ten dancers, as well as to Forsythe.
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Nor am I the only person whose guts house Oscillospira, bacteria previously found only in herbivorous animals, says Daniel McDonald, a CU Boulder graduate student who donates time to the American Gut project.
6 ( ANI ): Germ-free mice, who received gut bacteria from obese humans, gained more weight and accumulated more fat than mice, who received bacteria from the guts of lean humans, according to a new study.