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Odo
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PERSONNEL FILE: OdoPosition: Security chief, Bajoran Militia, DS9 detachmentSpecies: Founder ChangelingGiven Name: Odo'italDate of...

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Opaka, Kai
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The spiritual leader of the Bajorans through the latter days of the Cardassian occupation and the heady first months of freedom in 2369, Opaka determined that Sisko's arrival at DS9 was in...

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Prophets
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Origin: Bajoran wormhole According to Bajoran religious doctrines, the prophets are the spiritual protectors and guides to the Bajoran peoples. Throughout Bajoran history, several unusual...

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pulse compression wave
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Added to a phaser blast , the pulse compression wave will increase the destructive power of a phaser. In 2369, Chief Operations Officer O'Brien used the pulse compression wave to defend Deep Space...

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Quadros-1 probe
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A 22nd century deep space scientific probe launched from the Alpha Quadrant into the Gamma Quadrant, without the benefit of the Bajoran wormhole's shortcut. Among the discoveries about the Gamma...

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Quark
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  DS9 STATION RESIDENCE DATABASE FILE: Quark Occupation: Owner and bartender/host, Quark's Bar, DS9Full Name: QuarkYear of birth: c. 2333, Terran equivalentPlace of...

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Saratoga, U.S.S. (NCC-31911)
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The second starship to bear the name Saratoga, the ship was destroyed by the Borg at the Battle of Wolf 359 on stardate 44001.4. It had been commanded by a Vulcan captain and, despite its size,...

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Setlik III
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Third planet in the Setlik system.   This location became infamous when an unarmed United Federation of Planets outpost along the formerly disputed border with Cardassia was subject to...

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Sisko, Benjamin
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PERSONNEL FILE: Sisko, Benjamin Full Name: Benjamin Lafayette Sisko Year of birth: 2332 Place of birth: New Orleans, Earth Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Sisko (update: it has been learned that...

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Sisko, Jake
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DS9 RESIDENT DATABASE FILE: Sisko, Jake Occupation: Writer, Reporter Full Name: Jake Sisko Year of birth: 2355 Parents: Capt. Benjamin Sisko (MIA 2375) and Jennifer Sisko (d. 2367); no siblings...

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Sisko, Jennifer
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Federation scientist who married Benjamin Sisko and had one child, Jake, before being killed in 2367 by the Borg. A mirror-universe Jennifer was separated from her husband and worked for the...

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Symbionts, Trill
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Only 300 symbionts are available for hosting each year on average. If a host is weak, the personality of the symbiont will overwhelm it. Unless its current Joined Host objects, a prospective Host...

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Taluno, Kai
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Bajoran religious figure from the 22nd century whose ship was almost swallowed by the heavens near the Denorios Belt. Taluno's story, plus other sightings, helped locate the Bajoran wormwhole in 2369.

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thoron field
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Energy field that Deep Space Nine can produce to block outside sensor scans.

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Trill
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The formal name of the Trills' home world, only 37 hours from Deep Space Nine aboard the Defiant. One site of renown is the Hoobishan Baths. At least part of the government, organized in...

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Trunkhead Aliens
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Planet: unspecified. Commonly seen in Federation faciliities such as DS9. A dull brown-skinned race with pointed upswept ears and a long, trunk-like, fleshy protrusion from the back of the skull...

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warship, Cardassian
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Wormhole, Bajoran
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Prophesied and known reverently by the adjacent Bajorans as the 10,000-year-old Celestial Temple of the Prophets they worship, the first known stable wormhole on record was discovered on stardate...

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Wormhole Aliens
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Origin: The Bajoran wormhole. Non-corporeal, non-linear telepathic race who built the wormhole adjoining Bajor some 10,000 years ago and worshiped by the natives there as "The Prophets" because of...

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Yamaguchi, U.S.S.
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A Federation starship that was among the destroyed ships in the Battle of Wolf 359 with the Borg.

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Yangtzee Kiang, U.S.S.
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One of DS9's three original Runabout-class vessels, dropped off by the Enterprise-D. Major Kira used it to mount Commander Sisko's rescue operation. Joining Kira were Science Officer Dax,...

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aubergine stew
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A creole dish native to Earth's Louisiana region, specifically New Orleans. Having learned the dish from his restaurateur father Joseph, Benjamin Sisko offered to cook this stew for his...

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Emissary, Part II
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On a distant outpost at the edge of the final frontier, an untested crew embarks on an unprecedented journey. For six days during Stardate 43997, Captain Jean-Luc Picard of the Starship...

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energy distribution net
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Generic nomenclature for the Cardassian shipboard equivalent of Starfleet's electro-plasma system: the shipwide power system.

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rations, emergency
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Emergency food packets to be consumed when food replicators are off-line. Personnel aboard DS9 just after the Cardassian withdrawal had to eat emergency rations.

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46401
Aldara
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Cardassian warship which gave chase to Bajoran extremist Tahna Los after he stole an antimatter converter in an attempt to blow up the Bajoran wormhole in 2369.

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Bajor (star)
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A star with 14 planets whose appellation is commonly used for its largest and most populated world. The system has recently become independent again after decades of Cardassian occupation. It...

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Bajor VIII
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Eighth planet in the Bajoran star system with six colonies containing several thousand Bajoran settlers. Its proper name is Andros and it has at least two moons. Terrorist Tahna Los, after picking...

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Bajoran scout ship
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Tahna's small ship destroyed by Gul Dunar's warship was blocky in shape with pods that glowed amber in its grids.

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communicator, Bajoran
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The Bajoran symbol on a pin, as worn by Kira and Odo, is also used as a communicator in the style of the Starfleet version but is worn on the right breast rather than the left.

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Danar, Gul
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Commander of the Cardassian warship Aldara. In 2369 Gul Danar contacted Commander Sisko of Deep Space 9 to demand the return of Bajoran terrorist Tahna Los, who had been granted asylum aboard the...

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Garak, Elim
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A smooth-talking, self-professed "plain and simple tailor" was DS9's lone Cardassian resident, exiled there upon Starfleet's arrival and eventually confirmed after much circumlocution as a former...

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Joranian ostrich
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Planet: name unspecified. An alien ornithic species with an extremely fearful disposition. Fear has developed notable evolutionary flaws in the species; if frightened, the Joranian ostrich is...

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Kraus IV
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Inhabited planet (pronounced "krowss") known for its silk lingerie -- even with replicators available -- which Garak stocks in his clothier store.

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Largo V
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Planet within trading range of Deep Space Nine. Destination planet of a load of perishable Tamen sasheer carried by Jaheel's warp freighter. It is distant enough from DS9 that the cargo will...

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Los, Tahna
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Bajoran freedom fighter; a contemporary of Kira Nerys. Tahna's faction, the Kohn-Ma, despised Federation aid as much as the Cardassian occupation. Tahna hoped destroying the wormhole would...

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Past Prologue
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Dr. Bashir is excited to meet Garak, the last Cardassian aboard Deep Space Nine and a rumored spy. He rushes to tell the rest of the crew, but they are busy rescuing a Bajoran, Tahna Los, whose...

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Rollman, Admiral
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Starfleet officer. In 2369, Major Kira Nerys contacted Admiral Rollman from Deep Space Nine to express her resentment over Commander Sisko's reluctance to grant political asylum to the Bajoran...

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scout ship, Bajoran
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Tarkalean tea
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Amber-brown beverage (pronounced "tar-KAY-lee-un").   Tarkalean tea is widely popular on DS9 and Bashir's favorite drink during his first year at the station. It is available at both...

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alpha-currant nectar
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A bitter, red-colored beverage poured into a shot glass said to be priceless among the Gamma Quadrant Wadis. After taking a taste after the Wadi Falow extolled its value, Quark didn't...

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Andolian Brandy
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A beverage of questionable value. Trying to weasel out of being caught running a rigged dabo table during the Wadis' visit, Quark offered to throw in a case of this beverage for their return...

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Chandra
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A little girl who was part of the Wadi game of Chula. Chandra sang a song and played hopscotch on Wadi symbols built into the floor of the game's maze. A player could only move to the next level...

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Falow
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Head of the Wadi delegation that arrived at Deep Space 9 in 2369, the first formal contact between the Alpha and Gamma Quadrants. Bearing the title Master Surchid, Falow led the patrons of Quark's...

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klon peags
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Wadi instruments resembling chopsticks that was prized in Wadi culture and have a variety of uses. In 2369, Falow proposed a stake of klon peags in a wager with Quark, but Quark declined to accept...

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lokar beans
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A Ferengi vegetable Quark includes on his bar menu as a snack or appetizer. Sisko ate them for six hours before giving up on further diplomatic opportunites during the Wadi dabo marathon.

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McCoullough, Captain
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Officer who revised Starfleet's first contact protocol. In 2369, Sisko wished that McCoullough was on Deep Space 9 to supervise first contact with the gambling Wadi.

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Move Along Home
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Commander Sisko, in dress uniform, prepares to receive the first formal alien delegation from the Gamma Quadrant — a group from a newly discovered species known as the Wadi. Sisko, Kira,...

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Wadi
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Origin: Gamma Quadrant Space-faring and game-loving humanoid race (pronounced "WAH-dee") from an unspecified planet whose people are the first formally known to be contacted from the Alpha-Beta...

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Wadi ship
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This flat, wedge-shaped ship brought the first formal contact from within the Gamma Quadrant to Deep Space Nine. The ship was warp-capable and durable enough to survive the wormhole in good...

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46421
Altonian brain teaser
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A holographic puzzle which Dax has been attempting to solve for over 440 years.

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azna
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A health food. Jadzia Dax has long sworn by the benefits of azna, dating back to at least when Curzon was the Dax host. Jadzia preferred azna prepared steamed, claiming it...

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Bajoran transport ship
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Bajoran transport ships make routine stops at Deep Space Nine, possibly as often as daily. They carry Bajoran civilians, government officials, Vedeks, and even the Kai, occasionally. For Jake...

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bioregenerative field
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In biomedical applications, a radiated energy used to accelerate cellular growth -- especially useful to accelerate the growth of a cloned individual. This technique was employed by Dr. Julian...

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electrophoretic analysis
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Standard medical analysis to test cellular components. On station Deep Space Nine, such an analysis was run by Dr. Bashir on a group of unknown cells found in Ibudan's quarters in an effort to...

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Garanian Bolites
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Extremely small creatures which act as irritants when they come into contact with humanoid skin, as two unsuspecting Bajorans learned due to a trick played on them by Jake and Nog in 2369.

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Ibudan
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Humanoid racketeer in medical supplies, and murderer, who arrived at Deep Space 9 in 2369, seeking vengeance against Odo for having sent him to jail years earlier.

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Korris I
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A world whose very dry estate-bottled champagne is located by Quark for Bashir during one of his early attempts to romance Dax.

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Lauriento massage holoprogram #101-A
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Holosuite program available at Quark's bar on space station Deep Space Nine. This program provides the customer with a body massage by a humanoid woman with webbed hands. On stardate 46421.5 the...

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Man Alone, A
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The adjustment period aboard Deep Space Nine continues as transplants from across the galaxy attempt to come to terms with their new life and each other. O'Brien's wife Keiko misses the U.S.S...

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Ruji
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Otherwise unspecified world that hosts a steeplechase race once attended by Curzon Dax and Commander Sisko when the junior officer was no older than 27. The two also got involved with two...

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survey ship
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A United Federation of Planets survey ship, apparently civilian, is only one of two ships to have left Deep Space Nine in the hours after Ibudan was found murdered, on stardate 46421.5, just a few...

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transport ship, Bajoran
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Zayra
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Bajoran manager of the Transit Aid center on Deep Space Nine. In 2369, Zayra fomented anti-Odo hysteria when it seemed as though Odo had murdered another Bajoran on the station.

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Access Tunnel
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Maintenance corridors on Deep Space Nine which allow station personnel access to vital circuitry and other utilities. In 2369, a Bajoran resistance device hidden in a tunnel leading to food...

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aphasia
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Nominally a perceptual dysfunction in which aural and visual stimuli, as well as other communication and comprehension function, are incorrectly processed by the brain. Typically aphasia is...

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aphasia device
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Terrorist weapon created by the Bajoran resistance to spread an aphasia virus into the food replicators aboard Deep Space Nine. During the station's construction in 2351, one such device was...

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Argos
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Star and sector namesake where the U.S.S. Enterprise-D was delayed while investigating Captain Picard's apparent death on stardate 47135.2.

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Asoth
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Irate patron of Quark's bar, who complained that the Kohlanese stew being served was terrible. Even Quark had to agree.

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Babel
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Frustrated by the mechanical problems on the space station, O'Brien attempts to fix the food replicators. Little does he know, an alien device has found a way into the station circuitry. For some...

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Bajoran Medical Index
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Database Kira consulted when tracking the current whereabouts of Dr. Surmak Ren in 2369.

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Blin, Galis
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A Bajoran official contacted by Major Kira in 2369 to get help during an outbreak of the aphasia virus.

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corophyzine
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Used to prevent a secondary infection when viral fever cannot be lowered. Doctor Bashir used 30cc of the drug on Chief O'Brien while under the effects of the aphasia-like virus.

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diboridium core
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Small power generators of Cardassian design. The Bajoran resistance constructed an aphasia device powered by a diboridium core that was accidentally triggered on Deep Space Nine in 2369.

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Elig, Dekon
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Bajoran geneticist, Higa Metar resistance fighter, and inventor, along with assistant Sumak Ren, of the aphasia virus. Dekon died escaping the Velos VII internment camp on Bajor in 2360.

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Ferengi starduster
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A pinkish-orange drink served with a straw in a tall glass. Quark ordered an extra-strong mixture from the working replicator of an empty crew cabin during Deep Space Nine's aphasia quarantine....

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freighter, Jaheel's
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This small, warp-drive cargo ship of unknown registry, was destroyed when its aphasia-panicked captain, Jaheel, tried to pull away from Deep Space Nine with the mooring clamps still attached to...

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I'dania
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Homeworld (pronounced "ih-DANN-ee-uh") of a native species, two of whom are sent to DS-9 as assasins in 2373. It is also the home of the spice pudding, a famous dessert.

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I'danian spice pudding
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An extremely rich dessert, white with a creme on top, which many residents of Deep Space 9 have a weakness for. Disappointed with the varieties he found on Earth during the trip back to get the...

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Jabara
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Medical attendant in the infirmary on Deep Space 9. Jabara often provided paramedical expertise to Dr. Julian Bashir during surgery and other medical emergencies.

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Jaheel, Captain
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Commander of a freighter bound for Largo V with a shipment of Tamen Sahsheer that docked at Deep Space 9 in 2369. Jaheel was considerably unhappy at waiting for days for Chief O'Brien to adjust...

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Kohlanese stew
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A stew that Quark nominally served from his food replicator. A bad batch, ordered when DS9's malfunctioning replicators almost drove away business, so disgusted the Markalian customer Asoth that...

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mooring clamps
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Mechanisms used at Deep Space Nine to hold docked ships in place at their assigned docking ports.

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neural imaging scan
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Medical diagnostic scan employed to test the acuity of a patient's visual cortex. In 2369, on station Deep Space Nine, Chief Medical Officer Doctor Julian Bashir performed a neural imaging scan...

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Surmak, Ren
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Bajoran resistance fighter. As geneticist Dekon Elig's assistant on DS9, he helped create the aphasia virus booby trap. In 2369 Surmak was chief administrator of the Ilvian Medical Complex.

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Tamen
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Tamen (pronounced "toh-MEN") is an otherwise unspecified source of a shipment of perishable sasheer that would spoil on a sublight trip from Deep Space Nine to Largo V.

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test sample 37-D (delta)
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One of the many ineffective samples run while a fatigued Doctor Bashir races to find an antidote to the aphasia-like virus and analyzed just as he realizes he has the disease. The computer's...

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Velos VII
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Planet in Cardassian space (pronounced "VEE-lohs" or "VELL-ohs") where the empire ran an internment camp, ostensibly for Bajoran prisoners, until it was closed on stardate 46302 -- apparently...

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virus, aphasia-like
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An engineered virus that mimics the symptoms of the neural communicative disruption of its namesake dysfunction breaks into an epidemic on DS9 from a long-dormant VIRAL DEVICE left in a...

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Alpha Quadrant
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That quarter of the Milky Way Galaxy appearing to be located between 6 and 9 o'clock if the great plane of the galaxy is viewed as a clockface and the 6 o'clock position bisects the Sol system....

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arva nodes
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Component of Tosk's ship damaged prior to his visit to Deep Space Nine in 2369. Arva nodes were used to convert space matter into fuel for propulsion, similar to a ramscoop.

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Captive Pursuit
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While listening to a complaint about Quark's lascivious behavior from a Dabo girl, Sisko is alerted that an alien vessel is coming through the wormhole. The vessel contains a reptilian being named...

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graviton field
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Component of a tractor beam that enhances the structural strength of an object undergoing towing. In 2369, Deep Space Nine was endangered by an unknown life form contained inside an alien artifact...

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Hunters
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Origin: unknown planet in the Gamma Quadrant. A humanoid race who live to pursue the Tosk in an endless life-and-death hunt, never contacted again after a single incident on DS9 in 2369 soon after...

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Hunters' ship
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The vessel used by Tosk's Gamma Quadrant pursuers had a flatter, rounder and sleeker design than his own ship but it displayed the same ionized L-band emissions. It featured a modulated particle...

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oatmeal
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Earth porridge made from ground oats. Oatmeal is still a breakfast favorite of many humans, including Jake Sisko. Nog used it as fake "Odo gel" to tease Varis Sul.

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ramscoop
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Also known as a Bussard collector. A ramscoop uses magnetic fields to collect hydrogen from interstellar for fuel. Chief O'Brien compared ramscoops to the arva nodes in Tosk's ship damaged in...

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Sarda, Miss
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Dabo girl whose contract at Quark's contained a clause regarding sexual favors and the bar's proprietor. Sisko later dismissed this clause and said it could be ignored.

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security sensor
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Sensors protecting the airlocks and entrances to interior areas of Deep Space Nine. The sensors can detect weapons and sound an alarm.

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Tosk
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Origin: Gamma Quadrant A reptilian race, bred by unspecified eugenicists to enjoy being hunted and provide as exciting and interesting a chase as possible. They live only to outwit their Hunters...

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