See the complete Devil’s Dictionary of Scientific Words and Phrases here.
concatenate to line up cats in a row, so that you can rapidly apply some procedure or treatment simultaneously, rather than having to chase down each cat individually to remove its sex organs.
dominance a sado-masochistic relationship between alleles, whereby one gets to use the whips and the ropes and the other submits to it.
hybridization a process by which members of two different species mate, willingly or by force, sometimes simply out of desperation, possibly without realizing it, for example at a costume party, and produce offspring that will have species identity issues their entire lives.
neutralize to emasculate a chemical substance.
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