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  • 81roof pendant — Downward extension of the surrounding rock that protrudes into the upper surface of intrusive rocks. Most intrusions that contain roof pendants are relatively shallow; the roof pendants occur as isolated pieces of the surrounding rock within the… …

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  • 82thyroptosis — Downward dislocation of the thyroid gland. [thyro + G. ptosis, a falling] * * * thy·rop·to·sis (thi″rop toґsis) (thi″ro toґsis) [thyro + ptosis] downward displacement of the thyroid gland into the thorax …

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  • 83Ptosis — Downward displacement. Ptosis of the eyelids is drooping of the eyelids. * * * 1. A sinking down or prolapse of an organ. 2. SYN: blepharoptosis. [G. p., a falling] p. adiposa SYN: blepharochalasis. aponeurogenic p. drooping of the eyelid caused… …

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  • 84coloptosis, coloptosia — Downward displacement, or prolapse, of the colon, especially of the transverse portion. SYN: coleoptosis. [colo + G. ptosis, a falling] …

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  • 85gastroenteroptosis — Downward displacement of the stomach and a portion of the intestine. [gastro + G. enteron, intestine, + ptosis, a falling] …

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  • 86gastroptosis, gastroptosia — Downward displacement of the stomach. SYN: bathygastry, descensus ventriculi, ventroptosis, ventroptosia. [gastro + G. ptosis, a falling] …

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  • 87glossoptosis, glossoptosia — Downward displacement of the tongue toward the pharynx. [glosso + G. ptosis, a falling] …

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  • 88odontoptosis — Downward movement of an upper tooth due to the loss of its lower antagonist(s). SEE ALSO: supereruption. [odonto + G. ptosis, a falling] …

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  • 89pyloroptosis, pyloroptosia — Downward displacement of the pyloric end of the stomach. [pyloro + G. ptosis, a falling] …

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  • 90splenoptosis, splenoptosia — Downward displacement of the spleen, as in a floating spleen. [spleno + G. ptosis, falling] …

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  • 91lessivage —   downward movement of clay particles through a soil in suspension as water passes through …

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  • 92percolation —   downward movement of water through soil and bedrock …

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  • 93ingrowing toenail — downward curving of the sides of a toenail, which causes chafing of the skin alongside the nail resulting in inflammation around the base of the nail. * * * ingrown toenail aberrant growth of a toenail, with one, or occasionally both, of the… …

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  • 94Hueter maneuver — downward and forward pressure on the patient s tongue by the left forefinger of the physician during introduction of a stomach tube …

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  • 95setting sun sign — downward deviation of the eyes, so that each iris resembles a sun setting beneath the lower lid, with white sclera exposed between it and the upper lid; this indicates increased intracranial pressure (such as from hemorrhage or ependymitis),… …

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  • 96ingrowing toenail — downward curving of the sides of a toenail, which causes chafing of the skin alongside the nail resulting in inflammation around the base of the nail …

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  • 97correction —  Downward movement of stock market prices …

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  • 98markdown —  Downward revision of the value of a security due to changes in market prices …

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  • 99downwardly — downward ► ADVERB (also downwards) ▪ towards a lower point or level. ► ADJECTIVE ▪ moving towards a lower point or level. DERIVATIVES downwardly adverb …

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  • 100Economic Affairs — ▪ 2006 Introduction In 2005 rising U.S. deficits, tight monetary policies, and higher oil prices triggered by hurricane damage in the Gulf of Mexico were moderating influences on the world economy and on U.S. stock markets, but some other… …

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