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cere

[sir]
(vertebrate zoology)
A soft, swollen mass of tissue at the base of the upper mandible through which the nostrils open in certain birds, such as parrots and birds of prey.
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7] Because there were no male heirs to inherit from her father, Giampaolo da Cere, Portia received all his lands including the rich duchy of Cere (near Cerveteri), Bassano Romano, and Magliano Romano Pecorareccio.
Recent images show numerous craters and unusual bright spots that scientists believe tell how Ceres, the first object discovered in our solar system s asteroid belt, formed and whether its surface is changing.
Researchers think that Ceres is an intact protoplanet, a fossil from the beginning of the solar system.
Scientists believe Ceres contains rock in its interior with a thick mantle of ice that, if melted, would amount to more fresh water than is present on all of Earth.
Ceres undertakes no obligation to update publicly, except to the extent required by law, any forward-looking statements for any reason after the date the company issues this press release to conform these statements to actual results or to changes in the company's expectations.
The findings also should provide new understanding about the conditions under which Ceres and Vesta were formed.
With its sharp rim and walls, and abundant terraces and landslide deposits, Occator appears to be among the youngest features on Ceres.
Marsh, Yale and Ceres officials say they would welcome assistance and additional partnerships to help further their efforts to engage the world's top corporate leaders on the subject of climate change as a matter of corporate governance.
We are pleased to be working with Ceres on a range of corporate responsibility issues which are important to our business in terms of managing risks and realizing new product and service opportunities," said George Russell, executive vice president and director of State Street Community Affairs.
Andre Franco, General Manager of Ceres Sementes do Brasil, said that the collaboration can facilitate adoption of Ceres sweet sorghum products and best practices throughout the sector.
For the quarter ended May 31, 2015, Ceres reported a net loss of $5.
Dawn was launched in 2007 and is scheduled to enter Ceres orbit in March 2015.