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a form of the book, consisting originally of sheets of parchment or papyrus, and since the late Middle Ages of paper, folded in half and sewn along the fold; groups of sheets were then fastened together on one side. The codex was first widely used in the eastern Roman provinces in the first centuries A.D., replacing tablets and scrolls, and about the sixth century A.D. it became the basic type of book. The adoption of the codex led to the development of binding and of the page and its decoration (page miniature, headpiece). Modern books retain the form of the codex.

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Codex precluded consumer advocates from participating in Codex Sessions prior to 1991.
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20, the two organizations asks FDA to either meet the Codex standards for ractopamine or set "more health- and welfare-based standards.
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During his investigations, the focus of the research turned to the connections between the manuscript and a rumor about Martin Luther having possessed an ancient Germanic biblical codex and the role of that codex in Luther's translation of the New Testament Gospels.

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