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descending

[di′sen·diŋ]
(anatomy)
Extending or directed downward or caudally, as the descending aorta.
(neuroscience)
In the nervous system, efferent; conducting impulses or progressing down the spinal cord or from central to peripheral.
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At this point of inflation, it is in exact equilibrium with the air, and neither mounts nor descends.
If the testicles (or more usually one testicle) fail to descend, sperm won't be produced normally but the hormone testosterone (which is responsible for maleness, such as a deeper voice and body hair) will be.
He said: "The pilot's decision to descend at a point at which it was probably too early to be safe and the lack of regulatory oversight are two of the causes.
As a result, the Department declines to acknowledge the petitioner as an Indian tribe because the evidence does not show that the membership descends from a historical Indian tribe as required by Criterion 83.
It also said that the pilot of Flight 907 continued to descend because he was following Mr.
The weight of the evidence is now suggesting that not only did birds not descend from dinosaurs, but that some species now believed to be dinosaurs may have descended from birds," said Ruben.
Guha's poetry in Dusk Descends is poetry of slow-time and cannot be read in a rush.
The hikers should descend on Monday to Shebaa village to the original starting point.
The controllers reportedly instructed the British Airways aircraft to descend from 16,800 feet to 16,500 feet and the collision avoidance system was triggered.
When that painful experience repeated itself for the second, third, fourth and fifth time, I had to consciously choose to process these genealogical realities in a way that did not psychically relegate me to being a man who descends from multiple rapists.
Do we long for the Spirit to descend upon all God's people or tear ourselves apart from those who cause us to fall?
Now, the things that descend from the dominion (malakut) to the kingdom (mulk) are in a similar situation.