Definition of Mimetic. Meaning of Mimetic. Synonyms of Mimetic

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Definition of Mimetic

Mimetic
Mimetic Mi*met"ic (?; 277), Mimetical Mi*met"ic*al, [Gr. ?, fr. ? to imitate.] 1. Apt to imitate; given to mimicry; imitative. 2. (Biol.) Characterized by mimicry; -- applied to animals and plants; as, mimetic species; mimetic organisms. See Mimicry.

Meaning of Mimetic from wikipedia

- Aristotle was not against literature as such; he stated that human beings are mimetic beings, feeling an urge to create texts (art) that reflect and represent...
- The mimetic theory of desire is an explanation of human behavior and culture which originated with the French historian, literary critic, and philosopher...
- A meme (/miːm/ MEEM) is an idea, behavior, or style that spreads by means of imitation from person to person within a culture and often carries symbolic...
- Antibody mimetics are organic compounds that, like antibodies, can specifically bind antigens, but that are not structurally related to antibodies. They...
- All conflict, competition and rivalry therefore originate in mimetic desire (mimetic rivalry), which eventually reaches destructive stages of conflict...
- Mimetic isomorphism in organization theory refers to the tendency of an organization to imitate another organization's structure because of the belief...
- Literary realism is a literary genre, part of the broader realism in arts, that attempts to represent subject-matter truthfully, avoiding speculative fiction...
- desire is allowed its own bent, its mimetic nature will almost always lead it into a double bind. The unchanneled mimetic impulse hurls itself blindly against...
- other things, control facial expression. These muscles are also called mimetic muscles. They are only found in mammals, although they derive from neural...
- Thrombopoietin mimetics are drugs that considerably increase platelet production by stimulating the receptor for the hormone thrombopoietin; Romiplastin...