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[1] [historical] administrator/scribe/priest/physician/architect who designed the first pyramid.

[2] [noun or adj.] Generic term for an exceptional su or suborg using augmented reality for eir research. The icon portrait shown here is one of a popular stylized series on great scientists and researchers of the Interplanetary Age, in this case a composite of several of the geneticists involved in telomere research, rejuvenation and anti-agathic hacks. In many cultures even today it is still traditional to give thanks to the Bringers of Immortality when undergoing a gene treatment.
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Text by M. Alan Kazlev

Initially published on 10 November 2001.