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CSRS

CSRS = Cybernetic Survival / Reproduction Strategies.


i.e.

i.e. = "that is".

From Latin id est.


RNA

RNA = Ribonucleic acid.
RNA is a polymeric molecule that is implicated in a varied sort of biological roles in coding, decoding, regulation, and expression of genes.

 


cf.

cf. is the abbreviation for the imperative singular form of the Latin word confer.
In English it commonly is read aloud as "compare".
Its meaning in that context is "consult", and the intention is to draw attention to other material or ideas that may provide either similar or contrasting arguments or information.


e.g.

e.g. = "for example", "for instance", "example given".

Abbreviation of Latin exemplī grātiā.


a.k.a.

a.k.a. = also known as ...

A.k.a. is used to introduce synonyms, pseudonyms, aliases, nicknames, working names, legalized names, pen names, maiden names, etc. (Compare f.k.a. for "formerly known as".)


Ad

Ad = "At", "Regarding", "With regard to".

From Latin ad.
ad- (preposition and prefix): to, toward, at, about.
Cognate with at.


NB

NB = Nota Bene = "Be aware of ..." , "Please note that ...", "Pay attention" or "Take notice".

Nota bene comes from the Latin roots notāre, meaning "to note" and bene meaning "well".


pg.

pg. = page .

A page within a lesson.


CPER

CPER =
Centre for Progressive Evolution of Reality
or
Cybernetic Progressive Evolution of Reality
or
Cosmic Progressive Evolution of Reality.



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