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apposition

Biology growth in the thickness of a cell wall by the deposition of successive layers of material
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When describing the historical development of some appositional markers, Pahta and Nevanlinna (2001: 23) use the term reinforcement to refer to such cases.
Cyclopentolate 1% eye drops were administered three times a day to deepen the anterior chamber and correct appositional angle closure in order to reduce IOP.
Appositional Closure Identified by Ultrasound Biomicroscopy in Population-Based Primary Angle-Closure Glaucoma Suspects: The Liwan Eye Study.
84) but that they were uncomprehended and therefore considered as untamed, in consequential rather than appositional reasoning.
Similar typology is suggested by Bauer (2009), who labels the third category as "coordinative" (and which subsumes both appositional and dvanda structures).
2006), the growth of demosponge spicules proceeds by appositional layering of biosilica shells that are formed within concentric organic cylinders arranged around the axial canal.
Appositional healing to spare spinal cord tissue, decreased post-traumatic cyst formation, and decreased spinal cord tissue pressure have been demonstrated in preclinical models of spinal cord contusion injury.
Dynamic [Indentation] gonioscopy using Zeiss four mirror gonioscopy lens was used to assess the presence or absence of peripheral anterior synechiae [PAS] in each quadrant and to distinguish from appositional angle closure.
It is all well and good if a poem turns out to be, say, binary, alliterated, nominal, 3rd person, paratactic, appositional, declarative, anaphoric, metaphoric, and metrical, as many poems are, but so what?
We thus have a string of propositions that bind labor to the hand (note the appositional phrasing), the hand to the brain, and the brain to language.
9) "Act of being" here seems to be an appositional genitive, meaning the act that is being.
The proximal femur and the trochanter enlarge by appositional cartilage cell proliferation.