32. fractal objects are extremely irregular, self-similar: their component parts ressemble the whole, they have scaling symmetry, i.e. they remain invariant under changes of scale.
33. Seed : we are dealing here with the elementary, molecular structure of the substance to be diluted and shaken.
34. Cavitation : within the shaken solution, setting up of hollowed-out spaces or cavities attributable to the solution’s heterogeneous character
35. percolating mass or pile: collection of material resulting for a fluid (water – aqua simplex - in the present case) in the possibility of going through a porous medium, here "structured" water. Originally (1957), the concept of percolating was introduced in physics by analogy with the preparation of coffee where water going through pores in the coffee powder would acquire new properties
36. M.C Escher : Dutch printmaker whose work is essentially based upon paradox, optical illusion, double meaning
37. Loop: computer programming instruction whereby repetitive calculations may be carried out the required number of times
38. Conditional jump: programming instruction interrupting a given routine on a predefined condition to start off another routine
39. Transmission channel: is said of an entity between an emitter and a receiver – or a sender or source and an adressee – in the way the air is a transmission channel between a broadcasting station and a radio receiver
40. Information : by definition a conventional entity devoid of dimensions that characterises the number of steps necessary in acquiring knowledge of the different states a system may assume
41. Communication : understood as pooling of resources, as when a relationship is established relation.
42. Uncertainty: an erroneous message does not increase uncertainty
43. Chronobiology: a branch of the live sciences looking into biological phenomena which appear time-dependent and thus define specific periods within organisms
44. Holistic: from the Greek holos – the whole – an approach or concept taking into consideration a system as a whole ; from a conceptual viewpoint, it is the opposite of reductionism which splits systems to look at isolated parts which thus are outside regulating effects