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  • 181tuberculosis — /too berr kyeuh loh sis, tyoo /, n. Pathol. 1. an infectious disease that may affect almost any tissue of the body, esp. the lungs, caused by the organism Mycobacterium tuberculosis, and characterized by tubercles. 2. this disease when affecting… …

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  • 182Giacometti, Alberto — born Oct. 10, 1901, Borgonovo, Switz. died Jan. 11, 1966, Chur Swiss sculptor and painter. His father was a Post Impressionist painter, and his brother Diego was a well known furniture designer. After studying art in Geneva (1919–20) and Paris… …

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  • 183Pasteur, Louis — born Dec. 27, 1822, Dole, France died Sept. 28, 1895, Saint Cloud, near Paris French chemist and microbiologist. Early in his career, after studies at the École Normale Supérieure, he researched the effects of polarized light on chemical… …

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  • 184South Asian arts — Literary, performing, and visual arts of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka. Myths of the popular gods, Vishnu and Shiva, in the Puranas (ancient tales) and the Mahabharata and Ramayana epics, supply material for representational and… …

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  • 185arts, East Asian — Introduction       music and visual and performing arts of China, Korea, and Japan. The literatures of these countries are covered in the articles Chinese literature, Korean literature, and Japanese literature.       Some studies of East Asia… …

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  • 186biblical literature — Introduction       four bodies of written works: the Old Testament writings according to the Hebrew canon; intertestamental works, including the Old Testament Apocrypha; the New Testament writings; and the New Testament Apocrypha.       The Old… …

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  • 187industrial glass — Introduction       solid material that is normally lustrous and transparent in appearance and that shows great durability under exposure to the natural elements. These three properties lustre, transparency, and durability make glass a favoured… …

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  • 188international trade — Introduction       economic transactions that are made between countries. Among the items commonly traded are consumer goods, such as television sets and clothing; capital goods, such as machinery; and raw materials and food. Other transactions… …

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  • 189painting, Western — ▪ art Introduction       history of Western painting from its beginnings in prehistoric times to the present.       Painting, the execution of forms and shapes on a surface by means of pigment (but see also drawing for discussion of depictions in …

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  • 190sound recording — Introduction       transcription of vibrations in air that are perceptible as sound onto a storage medium, such as a phonograph disc. In sound reproduction the process is reversed so that the variations stored on the medium are converted back… …

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  • 191Western sculpture — ▪ art Introduction       three dimensional artistic forms produced in what is now Europe and later in non European areas dominated by European culture (such as North America) from the Metal Ages (Europe, history of) to the present.       Like… …

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  • 192Sabin vaccine — The oral polio vaccine developed by Dr. Albert S. Sabin. The first vaccine against poliomyelitis was introduced by Dr. Jonas Salk in 1955 and was administered by injection (in 4 separate shots). The oral vaccine was created by Dr. Sabin the next… …

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  • 194Marburg virus disease — Classification and external resources ICD 10 A98.3 ICD 9 078.89 …

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  • 195MVA-B — MVA B, or Modified Vaccinia Ankara B, is a particular HIV vaccine created to give immune resistance to infection by the HIV virus. It was developed by a team of Spanish researchers at the Spanish National Research Council s Biotechnology National …

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  • 196Musik im Bauch — Miron hanging above the stage before a performance of Musik im Bauch at NYU (7 May 2011). Musik im Bauch (Music in the Belly) is a piece of scenic music for six percussionists and music boxes composed by Karlheinz Stockhausen in 1975, and is… …

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  • 197Nonwoven fabric — Felt: a non woven cloth Nonwoven fabric is a fabric like material made from long fibres, bonded together by chemical, mechanical, heat or solvent treatment. The term is used in the textile manufacturing industry to denote fabrics, such as felt,… …

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  • 198Odostomia angularis — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Mollusca Class: Ga …

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  • 199Pierre De Grandi — P. De Grandi Activités médecin, écrivain Naissance 1941 Vevey …

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  • 200Pasteur , Louis — (1822–1895) French chemist and microbiologist Pasteur, the son of a tanner, was born at Dôle in France and studied chemistry at the Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris where he obtained his doctorate for crystallographic studies in 1847. His first… …

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