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microbe.noun
a very small living thing; a minute life form; a micro organism like a bacteria, (especially a bacterium {singular of bacteria} that causes disease) some of which eat rust and live in the equivalent of battery acid, while others live in poop! Others are in our bodies to clean up garbage

microtubule.noun
a minute-filament in living cells composed of the protein-tubulin, occurring in pairs, triplets, or bundles; they help cells maintain their shape and are the rails for the molecular motor kinesin to transport proteins around inside the cell

Microtubules have an unstable shape. Why would God design a structure with such instability? He obviously knows what He is doing.

Ian Stewart says that the mathematical answer in this case is; a little bit of instability is a virtue. He explains that because molecules stick together, the seemingly unsteady structure is a lot more reliable than would at first appear.

The long cleavage lines where the structure is weak also turn out to be an advantage. Not only can microtubules grow longer by adding another layer of protein bricks, but they can also shorten, coming apart at the seams along those cleavage lines like peeling a banana. In fact they shorten about 10 times quicker than they grow. Various chemical signals control the production, construction and demolition of microtubules. These are initiated from information received via, and after analysis by, the body's computers.

millihertz.noun
one Hertz is equal to one cycle per second (as a sine {bending curve, as a sound wave would be} wave, for example). Milli equals one thousandth of a thousand; the one thousandth part of whatever

molecule.noun
the smallest particle-(two or more atoms-covalently bonded to each other) of an element or compound-(substance) that can still exist in the free state and still retain the characteristics of the element (retain the specific chemical properties of that substance) or compound. If a molecule is broken into anything smaller, the parts differ in nature from the original substance. Each molecule can be made of millions of atoms. Molecules constantly flex. It takes many molecules to make the smallest structural unit of an organism that is capable of independent functioning a cell

monosaccharide.noun
a simple sugar, as glucose

morphosis.noun;.plural.morphoses
the manner in which an organism or any of its parts changes form or undergoes development

mutagen.noun
an agent that causes an increase in the number of mutations

mutant.adjective
undergoing mutation, or changing

mammal.noun
Any of a group of vertebrates the females of which have milk secreting glands (mammary glands) for feeding their offspring. Excellent mammal book,-Mammals of North America, (1999), by Adrian Forsyth, Firefly Books.

migrate.intransitive verb
to move from one place to another

miniature, miniaturist.nouns
a copy on a much reduced scale; something small of its kind; in miniature: in a greatly diminished size form, or scale
miniaturistic.adjective

misanthrope.noun
hating mankind; a person who hates or distrusts all people 
misanthropist.noun
a misanthrope 
misanthropic, misanthropical.adjectives
having the nature of a misanthrope 
misanthropy.noun
the feelings or actions of a misanthrope

mitosis.noun
the process in cell division by which the nucleus divides, typically consisting of five stages,-interphase-(the stage of a cell between two successive mitotic or meiotic-{cell division in sexually reproducing organisms that reduces the number of chromosomes in reproductive cells, leading to the production of gametes in animals and spores in plants}-divisions),-prophase-(the first stage of mitosis, during which the chromosomes condense and become visible, the nuclear membrane breaks down, and the spindle apparatus forms at opposite poles of the cell. prophase is also the first stage of meiosis, constituted by a series of events that include DNA replication, the synapsis of homologous chromosomes, crossing over, the formation of chiasmata, and contraction of the chromosomes),-metaphase-(the stage of mitosis and meiosis, following prophase and preceding anaphase, during which the chromosomes are aligned along the metaphase plate),-anaphase-(the stage of mitosis and meiosis in which the chromosomes move to opposite ends of the nuclear spindle), and-telophase-(the final stage of mitosis or meiosis during which the chromosomes of daughter cells are grouped in new nuclei), and normally resulting in two new nuclei, each of which contains a complete copy of the parental chromosomes. Also called karyokinesis

Mitosis is a method of cell division spurred by the build up of proteins called cyclins (or to put it anoter way 'cyclins are the proteins that spur mitosis') in the cell, in which the nuclear-chromatin is formed into a long thread, which in turn breaks into segments-(chromosomes) that are split lengthwise, then moving to the opposite ends of the cell. 

Just prior to division an enzyme called polymerase triggers each base-to pair up. The halves then form new nuclear membranes around the chromosomes, and a new cell wall forms, coming together in two sets, each set forming the nucleus for a new cell; and thus, two new double stranded-DNA-molecule are created, identical to the original each of which contains a complete copy of the parental chromosomes.

Before the cell can complete its mitotic division, it must cut up its cyclins. This is different than the method used to remove old proteins.

The entire process (some parts of it are intensely complex with some horrendously so, like protein instructions) is managed by the body's-many-computers. A computation (with 4 factors, not just like the 2 we have in computers today, being 0's & 1's for ons and offs) occurs each time of cell division. The complexity involved is dumbfounding! Information stored in a set of DNA molecules is copied into a new set. And, bases in DNA connect in a specific manner. In this process is monstrous computing power.-

That's the kind of brilliance this God possesses who, thankfully, is as loving as He is intelligent.
mitotic.adjective
(see also meiosis)

mussel.noun
A marine bivalve mollusk (especially genus Mytilus) usually having a dark elongated shell; a freshwater bivalve mollusk (as of Unio, Anodonta, or related genera) that is especially abundant in rivers of the central U.S. and has a shell with a lustrous nacreous (iridescent; lustrous) lining. 

By looking at nature, such as the mussel, scientists can develop helpful products.

mycelium.noun,.plural.mycelia
the vegetative part of a fungus, consisting of a mass of branching, threadlike hyphae (threadlike filaments forming the mycelium of a fungus) as found in mushrooms; a similar mass of fibers formed by certain bacteria
mycelial.adjective

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