somatic cells


a: somatic cells ~
b: worker bees


"Metaphorically, germ cells vs. somatic cells are like a queen bee (fertile) vs. worker bees (infertile) that support the queen. My Ph.D. thesis was ..."

Writer: R Yanagimachi
Date: Jun 11 2017 7:35 PM

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METAMIA is a free database of analogy and metaphor. Anyone can contribute or search. The subject matter can be anything. Science is popular, but poetry is encouraged. The goal is to integrate our fluid muses with the stark literalism of a relational database. Metamia is like a girdle for your muses, a cognitive girdle.