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Chimera

Summary: monstrous creature with parts from multiple animals


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Definitions from Wikipedia:

Chimera, chimaira, or chimaera may refer to:

  • Chimera (mythology), a monstrous creature with parts from multiple animals
  • Mount Chimaera, the region in Lycia that some believe was an inspiration for the myth

Science

  • Chimera (genetics), a single animal organism with genetically distinct cells from two different zygotes
  • Chimera (plant), a single plant organism with genetically distinct cells from two different zygotes or from a mixed-species callus
  • Chimera (virus), a virus containing genetic material from other organisms
  • Chimera or fusion protein, a hybrid protein made by the splicing of two genes
  • Chimera (paleontology), a fossil which was reconstructed with parts from different animals
  • Chimaera, any of various cartilaginous fishes of the order Chimaeriformes
    • Chimaera (genus), the eponymous genus of the order Chimaeriformes
  • Chimera (EST), a single cDNA sequence originating from two transcripts 1)

Examples

Import List from Wikipedia wp_list_of_hybrid_creatures_in_mythology

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