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fathead

A dull, stupid, or foolish person. I can't believe you sold your car to pay for a video game console. You can be a real fathead sometimes, you know that?

fatheaded

slang Stupid. Please don't get caught up in Will's latest fatheaded scheme—they never work out.
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fathead

n. a stupid person; someone who has fat where brains ought to be. You can be such a fathead!

fatheaded

mod. stupid. Let’s not come up with another fatheaded plan. This one has to make sense.
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For example, fathead minnows exposed to a variety of cadmium concentrations over time, exhibited not only a decrease in mean CTMax, but also an increase in variance at higher doses or longer exposures (Carrier and Beitinger, 1988).
A stock of fathead minnows was obtained from Osage Catfisheries (Osage Beach, MO, USA).
For our studies we employed the fathead minnow as a model cyprinid species.
In fact one of the chief fatheads, Simon Fisher, who produced a report on this particular junkie mum, reckons the experience helped her child mature.
He also found that the heads of these fathead minnows weren't all that fat--which also makes sense, he notes, since testosterone helps determine skull size.
In the module, students observe fathead minnows in the classroom to learn and characterize their normal reproductive behavior.
Panter of AstraZeneca in Brixham, England, and her colleagues exposed male fathead minnows (Pimephales promelas) to up to 120 parts per trillion (ppt) estrogen in water for 3 or 6 weeks.
discovered an error in their article, "Endocrine-Disrupting Effects of Cattle Feedlot Effluent on an Aquatic Sentinel Species, the Fathead Minnow" [Environ Health Perspect 112:353-358 (2004)].