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  • 21 Hallucinations in those who are not mentally ill — A hallucination may occur in a person in a state of good mental and physical health, even in the apparent absence of a transient trigger factor such as fatigue, intoxication or sensory deprivation.It is not yet widely recognised that… …

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  • 22 France — /frans, frahns/; Fr. /frddahonns/, n. 1. Anatole /ann nann tawl /, (Jacques Anatole Thibault), 1844 1924, French novelist and essayist: Nobel prize 1921. 2. a republic in W Europe. 58,470,421; 212,736 sq. mi. (550,985 sq. km). Cap.: Paris. 3.… …

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  • 23 India — /in dee euh/, n. 1. Hindi, Bharat. a republic in S Asia: a union comprising 25 states and 7 union territories; formerly a British colony; gained independence Aug. 15, 1947; became a republic within the Commonwealth of Nations Jan. 26, 1950.… …

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  • 24 Roman Catholicism — the faith, practice, and system of government of the Roman Catholic Church. [1815 25] * * * Largest single Christian denomination in the world, with some one billion members, or about 18% of the world s population. The Roman Catholic church has… …

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  • 25 United States — a republic in the N Western Hemisphere comprising 48 conterminous states, the District of Columbia, and Alaska in North America, and Hawaii in the N Pacific. 267,954,767; conterminous United States, 3,022,387 sq. mi. (7,827,982 sq. km); with… …

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  • 26 animal learning — ▪ zoology Introduction       the alternation of behaviour as a result of individual experience. When an organism can perceive and change its behaviour, it is said to learn.       That animals can learn seems to go without saying. The cat that… …

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  • 27 Italy — /it l ee/, n. a republic in S Europe, comprising a peninsula S of the Alps, and Sicily, Sardinia, Elba, and other smaller islands: a kingdom 1870 1946. 57,534,088; 116,294 sq. mi. (301,200 sq. km). Cap.: Rome. Italian, Italia. * * * Italy… …

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  • 28 Human rights — Rights Theoretical distinctions Natural and legal rights Claim rights and liberty rights Negative and positive rights Individual an …

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  • 29 Renormalization — Quantum field theory (Feynman diagram) …

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  • 30 death — /deth/, n. 1. the act of dying; the end of life; the total and permanent cessation of all the vital functions of an organism. Cf. brain death. 2. an instance of this: a death in the family; letters published after his death. 3. the state of being …

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  • 31 Conditioning (probability) — Beliefs depend on the available information. This idea is formalized in probability theory by conditioning. Conditional probabilities, conditional expectations and conditional distributions are treated on three levels: discrete probabilities,… …

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  • 32 Dual curve — Curves, dual to each other; see below for properties. In projective geometry, a dual curve of a given plane curve C is a curve in the dual projective plane consisting of the set of lines tangent to C. There is a map from a curve to its dual,… …

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  • 33 Design thinking — refers to the methods and processes for investigating ill defined problems, acquiring information, analyzing knowledge, and positing solutions in the design and planning fields. As a style of thinking, it is generally considered the ability to… …

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  • 34 General relativity — For a generally accessible and less technical introduction to the topic, see Introduction to general relativity. General relativity Introduction Mathematical formulation Resources …

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  • 35 Sepsis — Infobox Disease Name = Sepsis Caption = DiseasesDB = 11960 ICD10 = ICD10|A|40| |a|30 ICD10|A|41|0|a|30 ICD9 = ICD9|995.91 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = 000666 eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = D018805 Sepsis is a serious medical condition… …

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  • 36 thought — thought1 /thawt/, n. 1. the product of mental activity; that which one thinks: a body of thought. 2. a single act or product of thinking; idea or notion: to collect one s thoughts. 3. the act or process of thinking; mental activity: Thought as… …

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  • 37 Improper integral — In calculus, an improper integral is the limit of a definite integral as an endpoint of the interval of integration approaches either a specified real number or ∞ or −∞ or, in some cases, as both endpoints approach limits.Specifically, an… …

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  • 38 Bad faith — For other uses, see Bad faith (disambiguation). Two hearts redirects here. For things named Two Hearts , see Two Hearts. Further information: Self deception and Deception Bad faith (Latin: mala fides) is double mindedness or double… …

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  • 39 Delias hyparete — Painted Jezebel redirects here. For other meanings see Jezebel (disambiguation). Painted Jezebel Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia …

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  • 40 History of chronic fatigue syndrome — Royal Free Hospital in London, where Myalgic Encephalomyelitis came to prominent attention in 1955 The history of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS, also known by many other names) is thought to date back to the 19th century and before. Contents …

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