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antimatter converter assembly
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Part of the warp drive system of Federation starships, including the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 and other Constitution class vessels.

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ear receiver
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Communications device worn in the ear by Starfleet personnel in the 23rd century, used to privately monitor audio transmissions or screen out surrounding noise if needed.

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lithium crystals
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Predecessor to dilithium as used in early starship warp drive reactors. Because the rare crystalline form was required, lithium so used had to be refined through an energy-intensive "cracking"...

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phaser type-3
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A Federation handheld phaser rifle weapon used in contingency situations where a type-1 or type-2 phaser would lack the power carried in the type-3.

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recorder marker
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A buoy with data-storage capability, also known as a flight recorder, carried aboard space vessels as a record of its activities in the event of cataclysmic loss. In 2265, the U.S.S. Enterprise...

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refrigeration unit
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General name for the cryostasis generator added to the life-support system of the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 in 2268 by commandeering Scalosians, who meant to keep the crew in stasis until needed...

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viewer
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General term for the visual displays found throughout Federation starships.  Viewers come in a variety of sizes, from desktop units to wall-mounted version such as that commonly found on the...

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1507
Antiproton Chamber
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Technology used by Starfleet personnel during the mid 23rd century to re-knit DNA strands. The chamber was used by Dr. Nambue on Michael Burnham following her exploration of the Klingon artifact.

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Interstellar Positioning Relays
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Mid 23rd century technology that allowed Starfleet to monitor remote boundries of Federation space. During a routine check, the U.S.S. Shenzhou discovered a relay that was intentionally...

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1512
deflectors
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Manipulatable energy forcefield or shield that can be generated around space vessels and other facilities for protection from natural hazards and enemy weaponry.   Transporters are...

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1533
baffle plate
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Component of a Starfleet propulsion system, as with the U.S.S Antares. In 2266, Charles Evans caused the Antares to explode by making the baffle plate disappear. Another one that ruptured caused...

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1672
ionizer, transporter
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Component of a 22nd century transporter system. In 2266, damage to an ionizer caused a malfunction that created a duplicate of Captain Kirk over Alfa 177.

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Vulcan nerve pinch
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A Vulcan technique that applies pressure to the base of the neck, immediately rendering the subject unconscious but ultimately unharmed. The technique seems to work on most humanoid species,...

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1704
environmental suit
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Sealed protective clothing worn by Starfleet personnel in hostile environments. The style has changed over the years from a softer chromo-metallic fabric in the 2260s to harder-edged materialsin...

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intermix formula
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Mathematical equation used to determine the proper mix of matter and antimatter in the warp core reaction chamber among starship propulsion systems. Artificial wormholes could result if the mix is...

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matter/antimatter reaction chamber
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The actual intermix chamber at the heart of a warp propulsion system, as designed in Federation vessels, where matter and antimatter are safely allowed to react in the most efficient manner. The...

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warp drive
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The main propulsion system for most starships that is capable of faster-than-light travel. The core of the warp drive uses  to control the annihilation of matter and antimatter. This...

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2151
Altarian marsupial
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One of the creatures in Dr. Phlox's menagerie of organisms. Its droppings contain the greatest concentration of regenerative enzymes in the known universe.

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Amazon University
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Before joining the crew of the Enterprise NX-01, Hoshi Sato taught exo-linguistics at this university.

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Big Sur Aquarium
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T'Pol has never been to this Earth tourist attraction, which is popular with the Starfleet personnel in San Francisco.

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Chloraxine
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At least one of the Axanar crew discovered by the Enterprise NX-01 was killed using this chemical compound, which is lethal in sufficient doses.

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Decon-Gel
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A medicinal gel applied to the skin before returning to a sterile environment. Decon-gel is applied in the decontamination chamber, and there are various forms to combat various infectious agents.

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Echo II
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This subspace amplifier allowed Captain Archer and the Enterprise NX-01 to increase the gain and bandwith of their subspace communications. Echo II was deployed along the starship's heading, at...

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EM-33
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This early-issue Starfleet sidearm handles much like a phase-pistol.

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grappler
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A retractable arm-and-cable piece of equipment attached to the Enterprise NX-01. The grappler is used to deploy equipment and to grasp and reel in objects, such as shuttles.

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hand scanner, Starfleet
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An early 22nd century Earth Starfleet precursor to the tricorder: an all-purpose handheld device for scanning lifeforms and environments with immediate readout and file-saving, but without any...

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immunocytic gel worms
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Part of the menagerie of life forms Dr. Phlox keeps onboard the Enterprise for medicinal purposes.

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Interspecies Medical Exchange
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Vulcan-initiated program that facilitates the exchange of knowledge among physicians of many different species. Dr. Phlox served in the program prior to joining the crew of Enterprise. Phlox also...

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methyloxide
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Lorillian children are born able to breathe only this particular gas. There is not enough methyloxide in certain atmospheres where Lorillians live (Rigel X, for example), so Lorillian mothers wean...

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micro-singularity
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Astrophysical phenomenon. Captain Archer believed micro-singularities were a Vulcan myth. In 2151, Enterprise NX-01 detected unusually charged particles that T'Pol considered evidence of...

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Night of the Killer Androids
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This horror film was shown at the Enterprise NX-01's movie night in 2151. Hoshi Sato missed it, but Travis Mayweather told her that she should be glad that she did. Malcolm Reed added that he...

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osmotic eel
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Part of Dr. Phlox's medically useful menagerie onboard the Enterprise NX-01. The osmotic eel is good for cauterizing wounds.

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phase device
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Technological device used in the 31st century that allows the user to move through solid matter, such as conduits and bulkheads. The device fits on the index and middle fingers, and was brought to...

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phase pistol
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A new sidearm weapon introduced for Earth Starfleet use in 2151, with not only more power than the predecessor EM-33 pistol but a variable beam control for a "stun? setting as well as a lethal...

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plasma shotgun
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Energy-discharge weapon. Oklahoma farmer Moore used one to shoot the Klingon Klaang upon their unexpected encounter.

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pulse rifle, Starfleet
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Long-range standard-issue weapon of the 22nd century Earth Starfleet, which have a stun setting and are powered by rechargeable sarium micro-cells. They remain in use on Enterprise NX-01 despite...

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Pyrithian bat
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Perhaps the most notorious of Dr. Phlox's menagerie of medically useful creatures is this species specimen, a female; its fluttery, chaotic escape once helped him distract and defeat a Triannon...

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starship transport model
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Archer fondly recalls the times he spent flying his model transport ship with his dad, Dr. Archer. The captain still carries his old boyhood flying model toy aboard the NX-01, and retrieved it to...

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subspace amplifiers
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These Starfleet devices are positioned in the galaxy to relay subspace radio transmissions between starships and Earth to other places. The Enterprise NX-01 deployed Echo I, which was the second...

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Temporal Cold War
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Mysterious conflict taking place across space-time, endangering the existing timeline. Captain Archer uncovered some information about the war when a humanoid entity (possibly from the 31st...

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Temporal Observatory
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Portable virtual observatory of temporal space, circa the 30th century. Crewman Daniels had one of these.

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tetracyanate 622
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Industrial lubricant used by Malurian miners. The miners applied this to the drills they used to secretly extract uridium from the Akaali homeworld. The compound is toxic, and contaminated the...

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tricyclic plasma drive
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Propulsion system. Tricyclic plasma drive was utilized by certain Suliban stealth ships and leaves a spatial disturbance. If one measures the decay rate of the plasma, one may be able to follow...

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triglobulin
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Substance released into the bloodstream by the zymuth gland in the Axanar species. This substance is much like human lymphatic fluid and is sometimes harvested by other species for such things as...

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Warp Five Complex
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Starfleet's main center for constructing this innovative propulsion system for deep space exploration. The complex was dedicated by Zefram Cochrane in 2119. Henry Archer did much of his important...

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zymuth gland
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This gland is located in the neck of the Axanar species. The zymuth gland releases triglobulin into the bloodstream. Several Axanar were killed and their triglobulin was harvested by an unknown...

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2151
Andorian Imperial Guard
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Andorian military force. Jonathan Archer and members of his crew were taken prisoner by the Guard in 2151 when the Andorians suspected the Vulcans of hiding a sensor array in the sacred temple P'Jem.

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beresium ore
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The asteroid that hit the home planet of the human Terra Nova colony contained this as a primary geological element. The thermo-shock of the impact created the "poison rain" that drove the...

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Bore Worm
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According to Malcolm Reed and Hoshi Sato, this insect lays its eggs in the ear of a humanoid host.

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Dermal Plating
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Anatomical attribute of the Xyrillians. For this species, dermal plating serves as a mood sensory organ. The Xyrillian engineer Ah'len was surprised to see that Trip Tucker did not have dermal...

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Digger
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The Novan colonists hunted these scaly, beetle-like creatures. They used them for food and sometimes used the bones as musical instruments. The term "digger" can also be used as an insult.

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Drayjin
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These boar-like creatures were hunted by the Eskans for sport and food on the rogue planet. It is unclear if the Drayjin is an actual lifeform, or if this is how the Eskans saw the rogue planet's...

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eisilium
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A large amount of this rare mineral was discovered inside a comet encountered by the Enterprise NX-01.

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eisilium
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Mass quantities of this rare mineral were discovered inside the comet encountered by the Enterprise NX-01 in 2151.

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fire wolves
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Animals found on the rogue planet. It is unclear as to whether this is an actual species, or merely how the native shapeshifter species appears to the Eskan hunters.

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Fusion
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Jazz club in San Francisco. T'Pol visited this club when she was stationed at the Vulcan Consulate. She felt invigorated by the music, and recalled the incident via a dream she had while trying to...

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Kamaraazite flu
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Severe symptoms characterize this nasty viral infection. Dr. Phlox once had a patient afflicted with Kamaraazite flu who sneezed so violently he almost regurgitates his pineal gland.

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mirazine
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Pharmaceutical that reduces decompression time. When Trip Tucker returned from the Xyrillian vessel, Dr. Phlox gave him 40 miligrams of mirazine to cut the normal six-hour decompression time in half.

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MK-33
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Projectile weapon used in the 21st century. The Novan Athan held one while standing guard over Malcolm Reed.

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niaxilin
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This drug is used to separate mating Denobulans, should they become too vigorous. Dr. Phlox explained this to his human friend Dr. Lucas, as Dr. Lucas was serving on Denobula.

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polycocyx astris
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This virulent species of space-dwelling microbe is found inside grains of interstellar dust. It can drift in a dormant state for millions of years before infecting a host and causing a rather...

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priaxate
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Dr. Phlox prescribed this medication to the Valakians in order to ease the symptoms of the disease the species suffered from.

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sun viper
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A predatory bird species of the Skagaran colony world desert near the human settlements.

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Teneebian skunk
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One of these mammalian life forms lived onboard the cargo ship Fortunate as a pet for the children.

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teraphasic coils
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Component of Xyrillian technology. A Xyrillian ship secretly used plasma exhaust from Enterprise NX-01 to replenish their malfunctioning teraphasic coils. When they were discovered, Trip Tucker...

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Triaxian silk
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This elegant type of textile was offered to T'Pol by trader D'Marr in exchange for a protein resequencer. Trip Tucker noted that T'Pol would look good in Triaxian silk.

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trifluorinate
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Dental sealant that prevents tooth decay. T'Pol developed a cavity in one of her tricuspids, despite having her teeth treated with trifluorinate 23 years prior.

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tropolisine
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Natural psychotropic compound. Tropolisine is found in the flower pollen of a planet encountered by Enterprise NX-01 in 2151. Strong winds caused it to take effect on the visiting crewmembers, who...

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2152
Teracaq
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Zobral roasted one of these life forms for dinner guests Trip and Archer.

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2152
Neethian cradlefish
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Invertebrate creature. Some of its appendages can survive independently after being severed from the main body. Other creatures of this ilk include the earthworm and the symbiotic organism that...

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tetrazine
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Volatile gaseous element. Tetrazine was found in the atmospher of the Paraagan mining colony planet. Enterprise's shuttle plasma exhaust appeared to ignite the tetrazine in the atmosphere,...

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2153
ammonium sulfide
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A noxious compound. As the byproduct of the trans-dimensional disturbance generated by the intersection of anomlay waves emitted by two or more Delphic Expanse Spheres, it penetrates the hull upon...

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Andorian Mining Consortium
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A bogus entity created by Shran as his contractor — part of a ruse to Degra while secretly making detailed scans of the Xindi test weapon at Calindra.

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Archerite
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A bogus ore Shran comes up with, "named" for the NX-01's captain, while stalling Degra long enough to complete detailed scans of the Xindi test weapon.

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communicator, Andorian
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A palm-sized blue unit is standard issue for Andorians in 2153, carried in a utility pouch worn on the belt.

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micro-spanner, Starfleet
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A multi-faceted cylindrical tool with a long, red-glowing sensor on one end. Reed uses one to help realign relays in damaged monitors and control consoles after a massive anomaly wave.

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pod, Guardian
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A five-meter craft is the simple test vehicle used by a "Guardian? native in potentially fatal scans of the environment being created by their Spheres.

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Regulan Blood Worms
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These creatures are very useful for filtering toxins from humanoids. Dr. Phlox carries a supply onboard Enterprise NX-01, but he prefers the fresh ones from Regulus. When Travis Mayweather was...

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snow beetle
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A food or treat enjoyed by Dr. Phlox's Pyrithian bat, whose diet is composed solely of live creatures.

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Subdermal Implants
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The MACOs use these transceivers implanted below the skin for instantenous and covert communications among individuals for greater unit cohesiveness. Phlox and Archer adapt them for the captain's...

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trans-dimensional disturbance
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An unusually strong gravimetric disturbance formed at the convergence of anomaly waves from two or more Spheres in the Delphic Expanse. The first discovered by NX-01 is equidistant from five...

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Xindi weapon prototype
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A test weapon that was to be fired in the Xindi proving grounds against an uninhabited moon in the Calindra system. Only somewhat larger than the initial attack's small probe, it has the same...

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2153
Aldebaran mud leeches
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Water-dwelling creatures which can grow to at least six-inches long and whose secretions act as a natural sedative — at least for humans. Dr. Phlox offers the option to Trip Tucker for his...

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antimatter injectors
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The intake unit that forces antimatter into the warp core for its reaction with deuterium "matter.? As designed, the early NX-01's incoming antimatter stream is uncompressed, but Tucker...

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Armory, NX-01
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The weaponry center of the NX-01 class starship, located in the bottom bow of the saucer section, where spatial and later photonic torpedoes are accessed and physically loaded for targeting,...

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bio-reactor
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A cluster of apparatuses and equipment designed by the Xindi-Reptilians to create a viral agent as a bio-weapon against Earth, based on organic samples of the target species. Brought back in time...

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bio-weapon, Xindi
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As a back-up plan to the Xindi superweapon being built by Degra's team, the Reptilians and Insectoids secretly plan an unauthorized project to build a bio-weapon to take out humanity by plague. To...

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Burgerland
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A Detroit fast-food eatery with a drive-through lane in 2004 that is visited by Loomis with Archer and T'Pol as they track the Xindi bio-weapon. Its menu includes the Double Superbeef burger and a...

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Cochrane Equation
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The classic formula for the matter/antimatter engine reaction which allows faster-than-light warp drive was discovered and refined by its namesake, Zefram Cochrane. Anomalies within the Delphic...

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data modules
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A crystalline Skagaran information storage medium of 300 years earlier, found among the now-scattered and subjugated Skagarans of a failed colony in 2153.

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Delphic Expanse Spheres
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Structures built a millenia ago by the Guardians, a faction within the Temporal Cold War, to slowly convert normal space to the laws of physics more hospitable to their species as a prelude to...

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Delta Band
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A radio frequency, or range of frequencies, useful for finding temporal-related emissions. T'Pol advises its use when Archer scans for the Xindi-Reptilians' temporal beacon in 2004 Detroit.

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Dia-Magnetic Field
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A damping effect which can suppress energy systems. An 11-day accumulation of nucleonic particles on the  hull while trapped within a polaric field is thought to create one.

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duranium
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This extremely strong metal alloy is used on the hulls of starships dating all the way back to the Enterprise NX-01.

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fossil fuels
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An Earth term for gasoline, oil, coal, natural gas, and other fuels used for power sources that derived from the organic remains of dinosaurs and other long-dead, buried lifeforms. Archer implies...

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fusion overburn
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A maneuver to intentionally fire a rocket engine beyond its stated capacity but for a very limited time so as to create a single burst of acceleration to overcome inertia. An overburn has never...

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garden snake
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A harmless Earth reptile. Tucker put one in his sister's dollhouse as a kid.

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hexafluorine
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A compound that is toxic to most humanoids when in its gaseous state. Vulcan ships of the mid-22nd century, like the Seleya, use it in anti-intruder systems.

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Imaging Chamber
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Aboard the Sickbay facilites on the NX-class starship, this chamber is the self-contained system used to view whole bodies for intense scanning within a cylinder, built into the bulkhead. A gurney...

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K cells
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Vulcan K cells prove not only resistant but able to neutralize the Loque'eque DNA-transforming mutagen virus.

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