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  • 181nervous system — Anat., Zool. 1. the system of nerves and nerve centers in an animal or human, including the brain, spinal cord, nerves, and ganglia. 2. a particular part of this system. Cf. autonomic nervous system, central nervous system, peripheral nervous… …

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  • 182to — /tooh/; unstressed /too, teuh/, prep. 1. (used for expressing motion or direction toward a point, person, place, or thing approached and reached, as opposed to from): They came to the house. 2. (used for expressing direction or motion or… …

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  • 183gerrymandering — Drawing of electoral district lines in a way that gives advantage to a particular political party. The practice is named after Massachusetts Gov. Elbridge Gerry, who submitted to the state senate a redistricting plan that would have concentrated… …

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  • 184eye, human — ▪ anatomy Introduction  specialized sense organ capable of receiving visual images, which are then carried to the brain. Anatomy of the visual apparatus Structures auxiliary to the eye The orbit       The eye is protected from mechanical injury… …

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  • 185learning theory — ▪ psychology Introduction       any of the proposals put forth to explain changes in behaviour produced by practice, as opposed to other factors, e.g., physiological development.       A common goal in defining any psychological (psychology)… …

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  • 186philosophy, Western — Introduction       history of Western philosophy from its development among the ancient Greeks to the present.       This article has three basic purposes: (1) to provide an overview of the history of philosophy in the West, (2) to relate… …

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  • 187psychomotor learning — Introduction       development of organized patterns of muscular activities guided by signals from the environment. Behavioral examples include driving a car and eye hand coordination tasks such as sewing, throwing a ball, typing, operating a… …

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  • 188Averroes — • Arabian philosopher, astronomer, and writer on jurisprudence; born at Cordova, 1126; died at Morocco, 1198 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Averroes     Averroes      …

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  • 189Cause — • Cause, as the correlative of effect, is understood as being that which in any way gives existence to, or contributes towards the existence of, any thing; which produces a result; to which the origin of any thing is to be ascribed Catholic… …

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  • 190Monism — • A philosophical term which, in its various meanings, is opposed to Dualism or Pluralism Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Monism     Monism      …

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  • 191Pragmatism — • As a tendency in philosophy, signifies the insistence on usefulness or practical consequences as a test of truth. Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Pragmatism     Pragmatism   …

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  • 192Spanish-American Literature — • The literature produced by the Spanish speaking peoples of Mexico, Central America, Cuba and adjacent islands, and of South America with the notable exceptions of Brazil (whose speech is Portuguese) and the Guianas Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin… …

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  • 193The Anglo-Saxon Church —     The Anglo Saxon Church     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Anglo Saxon Church     I. ANGLO SAXON OCCUPATION OF BRITAIN     The word Anglo Saxon is used as a collective name for those Teutonic settlers the foundation stock of the English race… …

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  • 194about — 1. preposition /əˈbaʊt,əˈbʌut,əˈbɛʊt/ a) Around; all round; outside or on every side of. So look about you; know you any here? b) In the immediate neighborhood of; in contiguity or proximity to; near, as to place; by or on (ones person). Let not …

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  • 195coadjacence — noun The condition of being coadjacent Syn: coadjacency, contiguity …

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  • 196contiguous — adjective /kənˈtɪɡjuəs/ a) connected; touching; abutting The forty eight contiguous states. b) adjacent; neighbouring/neighboring Supposing three such houses to be contiguous to a central one, each separated from the latter by a straight wall …

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  • 197homœophony — noun /ˌhɒmiːˈɒfənɪ/ Phonic similarity; the quality of being similar sounding. It may be styled euphonic, because it seems to affect words solely for the sake of euphony, or, rather, homœophony, and on the mere ground of contiguity in location,… …

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  • 198confinity — noun contiguity, adjacency …

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  • 199Contrast — Short for contrast media. Contrast media are X ray dyes used to provide contrast, for example, between blood vessels and other tissue. * * * 1. A comparison in which differences are demonstrated or enhanced. 2. In radiology, the difference… …

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  • 200Juxtaposition — The prefix juxta comes from the Latin preposition meaning near, nearby, close. Juxtaposition is thus the act of placing two or more things side by side or the state of being so placed. To lose a pair of juxtaposed teeth is to lose teeth that are… …

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