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1672
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
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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Mind-Meld, Vulcan
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A touch technique that allows a Vulcan to merge his or her mind with the essence of another's mind purely by using specialized contact via fingertip-points -- on a humanoid, usually around the...

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3045
warp factor
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Warp factor is the unit used to measure faster-than-light travel, where 'c' is equal to the speed of light. Each increase of one warp is computed geometrically. Warp ten is theorized to be...

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41153
Battle Bridge
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Secondary command and control center on Galaxy class starships. The battle bridge is located atop the stardrive section of the ship, and is normally used in battle situations when the stardrive...

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cloaking device
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Technology of Romulan origin, first described in 2266, that can generate an energy screen to render a target object — usually a spacecraft — relatively invisible to sensors. Due to...

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combadge
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The popular term for the modern Starfleet communicator when incorporated as a single unit with a chest insignia badge -- as opposed to original models which evolved as a separate unit that was...

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Holodeck
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The generic name, especially in use aboard Federation starships, for the "smart" virtual reality system as evolved by the 2360s — a technology that combines transporter, replicator and...

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Library Computer Access and Retrieval System (LCARS)
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Name of the main computer system aboard Galaxy-class starships.

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master systems display
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A display/control console located in Main Engineering aboard Galaxy-class starships.

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PADD
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Acronym for Personal Access Display Device. A portable handheld information access device used by Starfleet crewmembers.

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saucer module
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The large, circular command section characteristic of many Federation starships.  It is also known as the Primary Hull. Some starships, such as the Galaxy-class, can seperate the saucer...

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stardrive section
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The stardrive section is that part of a Galaxy-class starship containing the warp nacelles that remains after the saucer section separates from it. It is also known as the battle section,...

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41209
isolinear optical chip
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Information storage and processing media used aboard starships circa 2329, and in general usage since around 2349. The chips are composed of a linear memory crystal material and are often mounted...

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Tsiolkovsky infection
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A waterborne viral infection that acts as a depressant on the body's neural system, lowering inhibitions by acquiring carbon from the body and acting on the brain as an intoxicant. The disease and...

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41242
positronic brain
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A device first postulated by Isaac Asimov in the twentieth century that would use positron decay as the basis of an advanced computer neural system. Thought to be impossible to construct, the...

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41309
Iverson's Disease
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A debilitating muscular disease with no known cure. There are also no known cases of remission.

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Rejuvenator, Cerebusian
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A literal "fountain of youth" process thought to be a myth until the Mordan IV incident. The Cerberus II natives' combination of herbs and drugs is self-administered slowly over two years,...

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41365
auto destruct
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Computer program aboard starships for destruction of the vessel, should the ship be captured or controlled by an enemy. Time until auto destruct is sixty seconds. On Galaxy-class starships, for...

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41386
T-9 energy converter
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Power system mechanism in use on an unmanned Federation monitor post located on planet Gamma Tauri IV. The converter was stolen by the Ferengi in 2364.

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41536
Felicium
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Native to planet Brekka, its harvest, growth and sale provides the lone industry on the planet as a form of temporary relief for the "plague" on neighboring Ornara. The plague was actually cured...

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41601
direct reticular stimulation
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Medical procedure which applies electrical energy directly to a humanoid nervous system in an effort to revive neural activity, using a neural stimulator device. When Natasha Yar was critically...

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neural stimulator
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The instrument used to increase neural activity in the central nervous system of a dying humanoid brain. When Natasha Yar was critically wounded by Armus, a neural stimulator was used as part of...

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Norep
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A drug injected into Yar in the neck during the last-ditch but futile effort to save her deteriorating synaptic system after being hit by Armus. Doctor Crusher ordered 2 cc of the drug for...

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41636
Virus, airborne
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When a streak of minior accidents and freak "bad luck" runs rampant on DS9, affecting both people and technology, Sisko and Dax suspect some kind of virus among the possible answers - though he...

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41798
photon torpedo
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Self-propelled missiles consisting of a small quantity of matter and antimatter bound together in a magnetic container, used as a tactical weapon by Federation starships.   Photon torpedoes...

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photonic torpedo
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The earliest model of a Starfleet photon torpedo with a matter/antimatter charge and an optional timer, replacing standard spatial torpedoes wth lesser contact-explosive yields and ingredients....

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41986
cryonics
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A discarded Earth medical procedure intended to preserve a person by instantly freezing them upon the moment of death. The body would remain preserved until the necessary future medical advances...

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41997
holodeck matter
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A form of matter created in holodeck simulations. This type of matter is only stable within the confines of a holodeck. If removed from the holodeck, objects made of this material collapse into...

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42073
physiometric profile
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The basic physical and neurological characteristics on all aspects of a given life-form. Dr. Phlox prepares one based on the Xindi probe pilot's corpse that survived the attack on Earth, and finds...

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plasma plague
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A particular grouping of deadly virus types, this plague is an extremely virulent and unclassified strain of plasma which threatened the dense population of the Rachelis system in 2365. In 2295,...

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Strain No. 9
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One of 58 test mutations developed by Doctor Susan Noress and a four-member research team to fight a plasma plague 70 years ago in the Oby system. A sample of the plague for use in combating a...

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subspace field inverter
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Mechanism that generates low-level Eichner radiation, a form of energy that stimulates growth in some types of plasma plague strains. Such an inverter is not part of the normal inventory of a...

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42437
Darnay's disease
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An incurable terminal disease which attacks the brain and central nervous system.  Symptoms visible by its final stage include coughing, pain, shortness of breath, and irritability and other...

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42494
Aging Disease
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Afflictions encountered whose chief symptoms include the rapid aging of human tissue and body systems. One, discovered in 2267 at Gamma Hydra IV, was induced by radiation from a comet passing...

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quarantine transmitter
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These radio beacons are standard equipment onboard Federation starships and are capable of transmitting automated warning messages to send other ships away should a ship and its crew become...

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Thelusian flu
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An exotic yet harmless rhynal virus suffered by the First Officer of the U.S.S. Lantree NCC-1837 two days before the ship's crew docks at the Darwin Genetic Research Station on Gargarin IV....

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transporter biofilter
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Component of a transporter that scans and removes disease and virus organisms from incoming individuals. The biofilter is only effective against known organisms that it is programmed to recognize.

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transporter ID trace
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Data maintained by computers in a Federation transporter system that tracks the identity of any subject beamed through the transporter. The trace provides a mechanism to verify whether or not an...

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42568
Andronesian encephalitis
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A highly contagious disease, yet safely treated in Sickbay thanks to a superior air filtration system. The threat of this disease caused the guardian of the Daled IV dauphin to request the...

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42609
Magnetic Seals
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Part of the matter/antimatter containment system aboard Federation starships. The seals prevent the antimatter from making contacting with the ship's structure and destroying the vessel. The...

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42686
Painstik, Klingon
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Klingon electronic "cattle prod" used in the Klingon Age of Ascension ritual as a spiritual test for the endurance of physical suffering. Also used in the Sonchi, the Rite of Succession ceremony...

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42695
resonators
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Mechanisms that create powerful underground planetary oscillations. In 2365, the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-D modified several class-1 probes to function as resonators. Sent below the surface of...

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42779
Bussard collectors
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Component of the warp drive nacelles of Federation starships, name for a 20th century Terran physicist who first theorized their operation. Located at the front of the nacelle, the collectors...

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cardiac replacement
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A surgical technique originally developed by Doctor Van Doren in which a patient's diseased or injured heart is replaced by an artificial device. In 2327 and again in 2365, Captain Jean-Luc...

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Inoprovalene
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A stimulant commonly used in Starfleet. Dr. Crusher injected it by hypospray at Worf's neck at the first sign of problems after his post-operative release from life support in 2368; a fluctuation...

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42923
Avidyne engines
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Type of impulse engines used on Constellation-class starships, obsolete by 2365. The U.S.S. Hathaway, equipped with this engine, was used in a Starfleet battle exercise with the U.S.S. Enterprise...

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42976
Microbes, Surata
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Infection contained in thorns on the large predatory vines of Surata IV, designed to fatally attack the neural systems of warm-blooded animals so as to enrich surrounding soil with their decayed...

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43125
linear memory crystal
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Component of an isolinear chip. This optically refractive material is a key part of data processing devices. Sentient nanites accidentally created by Ensign Wesley Crusher in 2366 consumed the...

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43173
hologram generator
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Device used to conceal anthropological teams and their survey sites from native planetary life forms, so that the anthropologists can make observations without being detected. In 2366, the...

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43205
Lang cycle fusion engines
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Technology used aboard Promellian spacecraft about a millennium ago for power and propulsion. When a Promellian battle cruiser was discovered near Orelious IX in 2366, Captain Picard was hopeful...

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43349
neural output pods
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A specific component of the VISOR worn by the sightless U.S.S. Enterprise Chief Engineer Geordi La Forge, enabling him to see. This component of the VISOR transmits the visual data directly into...

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ribosome infusion
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Medical treatment suggested by Doctor Beverly Crusher to aid in the recovery of the injured Romulan Patahk in 2366 following a lengthy exposure to the abrasive surface conditions on Galorndorn...

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43385
Blood pyrasites, distillate
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To put Federation negotiator Mendoza out of commission during the Barzan wormhole bargaining in 2366, the Ferengi used a distillate of their own daimon's blood pyrasites to wreak a serious...

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Reaction, histaminic
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Federation negotiator Mendoza suffers a system-wide histaminic reaction -- massive, body-weakening allergies -- after being infected by DaiMon Goss via a distillation of the Ferengi's own blood...

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43421
microvirus
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As the last member of the Tralesta clan of Acamar III, Yuta avenged their extinction by killing off members of the Lornak clan that massacred all but five of the family circa 2283. She used an...

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43462
Felodesine chip
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A poison with no known antidote. Formed into a thin, one-inch orange disk, one was hidden and later used by defecting Admiral Alidar Jarok.

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43489
anesthizine gas
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An anti-intruder defense used aboard starships and Federation facilities; a concentration of 70 parts per million is more than enough to render humanoids unconscious. Aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise...

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43510
inverter
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Transport device used by Ansata terrorists on planet Rutia IV in 2366. Ansata members were able to conduct interdimensional, folder-space transports that escaped detection by Rutian authorities....

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43657
Submicron Matrix Transfer Technique
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A technique for replicating existing new neural pathways in a positronic brain into another positronic brain. This technology was introduced at a cybernetics conference on stardate 43657.0,...

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43685
Kut'luch
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Bladed weapon wielded by Klingon assassins. It has a serrated blade that inflicts serious wounds. Duras family operatives used kut'luchs in 2366 when they attacked Kurn.

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Replicator
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Devices derived from transporter technology to dematerialize matter and then reconstitute it in another form. Replicators, in use since the early 24th century, are most commonly used as food...

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43714
Phyrox plague
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An outbreak on Cor Caroli V is eradicated with the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-D's help in a classified mission, just before Captain Picard is kidnapped by aliens for a lab test on authority. He...

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43745
quantum phase inhibitor
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Known more commonly as the Tox Uthat, the inhibitor could stop the nuclear reaction that takes place within stars. It was invented in the twenty-seventh century by Kal Dano.

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Tox Uthat
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Also known as a quantum phase inverter. The Tox Uthat was invented by Kal Dano in the twenty-seventh century. It is a palm-sized crystal capable of stopping the nuclear reaction going on within a...

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43807
Correllium fever
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Disease that broke out on Nahmi IV in 2366, prompting aid from the Mikulaks in the way of special tissue samples that may have provided a cure. During transport, it was discovered that the...

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Holodiction
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Literally, "holodeck addiction" -- the condition of preferring Holographic fantasies to reality. Lieutenant (j.g.) Reginald Barclay is treated for the affliction in 2366.

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invidium
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This highly reactive substance was used in medical containment fields in the 23rd century. The substance is not detectable by a starships internal sensors, as well as being somewhat unstable....

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transporter test article
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Duranium cylinder one meter in height and 25 centimeters in diameter. These cylinders are used as test objects when evaluating a transporter's operation. The test articles can be beamed to a...

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43872
hytritium
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A highly unstable substance not carried onboard Federation vessels, but the only known substance capable of neutralizing poisonous tricyanate. The Zibalian trader Kivas Fajo had this compound in...

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tripolymer composites
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A nonconductive material that makes up part of the body of Lieutenant Commander Data. His structure contains 24.6 kilograms of the substance.

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43917
Bendii Syndrome
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A rare usually fatal disease that afflicts Vulcans over the age of 200, debilitating their emotional control; there is no known treatment. Early symptoms include sudden bursts of emotion,...

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43957
motor assist bands
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Several small, electronically sensitive strap-like devices used with neurologically damaged patients in assisting motor recovery. By providing electrical stimulation to the patient's limbs,...

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neurolink
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Emergency medical technique employing matching neural pads which is used to stabilize and treat patients with severe brainstem injuries. One pad would be placed on a healthy subject while the...

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synaptic induction
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Therapy technique for patients who have suffered a memory loss. In 2366, this treatment did not succeed for the Zalkonian John Doe because his neural net did not conform to that of any previous...

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43989
shield nutation
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A way varying the shield frequency phase rotation. In 2366, shield nutation was used to increase The U.S.S. Enterprises shield effectiveness against the Borg. This only temporarily worked though...

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44001
emergency transporter armbands
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Devices that can remotely activate a transporter. Emergency armbands are used by Starfleet personnel when they expect to be in a situation where they may not have time to verbally contact their...

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shuttle escape transporter
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A short range transporter built into some Federation shuttlecraft. Due to its limited range it is used mostly in case of an emergency. Lieutenant Worf and Commander Data used the shuttle escape...

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44012
thet-matrix compositor
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Part of the warp drive on the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-D. It recrystallizes dilithium crystals at a rate ten times more efficient than had previously been accomplished on Excelsior-class vessels.

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44085
atmosphere conditioning pumps
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Component of the life support system of a starship. While under the control of Noonien Soong in 2367, Lieutenant Commander Data overrode seven independent safety locks and reset the pumps...

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44161
static warp bubble
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Toroidal, nonpropulsive subspace field. Using Kosinski's warp field equations, Ensign Wesley Crusher created such a bubble in 2367. In an accident, Dr. Beverly Crusher was trapped within it,...

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44215
proximity detector
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Magnetic jewel device two centimeters in size that would be implanted in humanoids to facilitate tracking and identifying those implanted. The devices were used on Manu III and Turkana IV to sound...

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44246
veridium 6
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A poison known to Klingons and used by Duras' henchmen in the wine of Klingon leader K'mpec over several months so Duras can vie for his High Council seat. There is no known cure.

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44286
Altairian encephalitis
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A retro-virus that incorporates its DNA directly into the cells of its host, lying dormant up to many years before becoming active and subjecting the host to a coma and delirium for days. This...

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44307
Hyronalin
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The standard treatment for radiation since the late 2100s. Even so, it was discarded in a special case whe Dr. Leonard McCoy discovered a cure for a hyerpaging syndrome on Gamma Hydra IV in 2267....

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44390
autosequencers
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Part of the transporter system which regulates the actual transporter process. When Ambassador T'Pel was apparently killed in a transporter accident in 2367, one suspected cause of the mishap was...

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transporter carrier wave
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Subspace signal through which a transporter beam is transmitted. With adjustments, Romulan transporters can simulate a Starfleet transporter model's wave.

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44502
ADTH
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A substance which may be pumped through the life support systems of a starship as a fast-acting stimulant. Lieutenant Commander Data used ADTH in the airflow at 5 parts per million to revive the...

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44563
Sikla Medical Facility
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Large health-care facility on the planet Malcor III. In 2367, Commander William Riker -- while masquerading undercover as the Malcorian, Rivas Jakara -- was rushed to the Sikla facility following...

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44614
mid-range phase adjuster
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A device for compensating for inertial distortion within drive plasma of warp drive systems. The adjuster was developed by Chief Engineer La Forge for use on the drive system of the U.S.S....

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44631
Dream deprivation
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Deprival of sleep from the "rapid-eye movement" phase restricts dreaming and causes the loss of concentration and cognitive abilities. Paranoia, hallucinations, and insanity are all common...

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Somaptic drugs
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In vain, Doctor Crusher tried somaptic drugs as one cure for the dream deprivation encountered during the Tyken's Rift crisis, but like the others, it doesn't work.

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44704
iconic display console
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Computer-mind interface system created by Lieutenant Barclay in 2367 when his intelligence had been enhanced by Cytherian influence.

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44769
dilithium chamber hatch
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Exterior door of the matter/antimatter reaction chamber, part of the warp drive of a starship. The hatch gives crewmen access to the dilithium crystal articulation frame when the frame requires...

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dilithium crystal articulation frame
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Component of the warp drive system of a starship that holds the dilithium crystals suspended in the drive's matter/antimatter stream, where the crystals can regulate the matter/antimatter reaction.

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encephalographic polygraph scan
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Scan conducted of a subject's brainwaves used to discern truthful statements and responses to questions.

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44805
torpedo sustainer engine
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Propulsion system within a photon torpedo. It comprises a matter/antimatter fuel cell that powers a sustainer coil. The coil maintains a warp field around the torpedo that is handed off from the...

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44821
magnetospheric energy taps
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A power-supply technology developed on the Alpha Moon of planet Pelar Zel. It enabled the inhabitants to use the magnetic field of Pelar Zel as an energy source. However, the field created by the...

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44885
neural implants
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One of the elements that, when combined with others, allows the sightless eU.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-D's Engineer to see. The neural implants function as the bioelectrical interface between Chief...

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45076
Cardassian virus
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An illness that brought on cold-like symptoms in Admiral Kennelly — and a clue that connected the duped flag officer with his Cardassian collaboration in 2368.

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