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  • 1 degeneration — 1. Deterioration; passing from a higher to a lower level or type. 2. A worsening of mental, physical, or moral qualities. 3. A retrogressive pathologic change in cells or tissues, in consequence of which their functions are often impaired or… …

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  • 2 climatic keratopathy — bilateral, symmetrical corneal degeneration due to extreme heat or cold; called also Labrador k …

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  • 3 Life Sciences — ▪ 2009 Introduction Zoology       In 2008 several zoological studies provided new insights into how species life history traits (such as the timing of reproduction or the length of life of adult individuals) are derived in part as responses to… …

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  • 4 agricultural technology — Introduction       application of techniques to control the growth and harvesting of animal and vegetable products. Soil preparation       Mechanical processing of soil so that it is in the proper physical condition for planting is usually… …

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  • 5 china — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. a translucent ceramic material, biscuit fired at a high temperature, its glaze fired at a low temperature. 2. any porcelain ware. 3. plates, cups, saucers, etc., collectively. 4. figurines made of porcelain or ceramic material …

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  • 6 China — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. People s Republic of, a country in E Asia. 1,221,591,778; 3,691,502 sq. mi. (9,560,990 sq. km). Cap.: Beijing. 2. Republic of. Also called Nationalist China. a republic consisting mainly of the island of Taiwan off the SE coast …

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  • 7 eye disease — Introduction  any of the diseases or disorders that affect the human eye (eye, human).       This article briefly describes the more common diseases of the eye and its associated structures, the methods used in examination and diagnosis, and the… …

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  • 8 keratopathy — Any corneal disease, damage, dysfunction, or abnormality. SYN: keratopathia. [kerato + G. pathos, suffering, disease] band shaped k. a horizontal, gray, interpalpebral opacity of the cornea that begins at the …

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  • 9 Croonian Lecture — The Croonian Lectures are prestigious lectureships given at the invitation of the Royal Society and the Royal College of Physicians.[citation needed] Among the papers of William Croone at his death in 1684, was a plan to endow one lectureship at… …

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  • 10 arts, 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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  • 11 Spain — /spayn/, n. a kingdom in SW Europe. Including the Balearic and Canary islands, 39,244,195; 194,988 sq. mi. (505,019 sq. km). Cap.: Madrid. Spanish, España. * * * Spain Introduction Spain Background: Spain s powerful world empire of the 16th and… …

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  • 12 archaeology — archaeologist, n. /ahr kee ol euh jee/, n. 1. the scientific study of historic or prehistoric peoples and their cultures by analysis of their artifacts, inscriptions, monuments, and other such remains, esp. those that have been excavated. 2. Rare …

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  • 13 native American — native American, adj. a person born in the United States. [1835 45, Amer.] * * * ▪ indigenous peoples of Canada and United States Introduction also called  American Indian,  Amerindian,  Amerind,  Indian,  Aboriginal American,  or  First Nation… …

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  • 14 Native American — Indian (def. 1). Usage. See Indian, Eskimo. * * * ▪ indigenous peoples of Canada and United States Introduction also called  American Indian,  Amerindian,  Amerind,  Indian,  Aboriginal A …

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  • 15 United Kingdom — a kingdom in NW Europe, consisting of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: formerly comprising Great Britain and Ireland 1801 1922. 58,610,182; 94,242 sq. mi. (244,100 sq. km). Cap.: London. Abbr.: U.K. Official name, United Kingdom of Great… …

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  • 16 plant disease — ▪ plant pathology Introduction       an impairment of the normal state of a plant that interrupts or modifies its vital functions.       All species of plants, wild and cultivated alike, are subject to disease. Although each species is… …

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  • 17 social change — ▪ sociology Introduction       in sociology, the alteration of mechanisms within the social structure, characterized by changes in cultural symbols, rules of behaviour, social organizations, or value systems.       Throughout the historical… …

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  • 18 AGRICULTURE — in the land of israel in prehistory from the beginning of the bronze age to the conquest of joshua early israelite the period of the first temple the period of the return and the second temple the hasmonean period the mishnaic and talmudic period …

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  • 19 Vegetarianism of Adolf Hitler — Scholars agree that, in addition to being a teetotaler and a non smoker,cite book last = van der Vat first = Dan authorlink = Dan van der Vat title = The Good Nazi: The Life and Lies of Albert Speer publisher = Houghton Mifflin Books year = 1997… …

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  • 20 Vegetarianismo de Adolf Hitler — Algunos expertos están de acuerdo con que Adolf Hitler practicaba alguna forma de vegetarianismo,[1] si bien otros creen que esto no fue cierto.[2] [3] Contenido …

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