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fang

1. the long pointed hollow or grooved tooth of a venomous snake through which venom is injected
2. any large pointed tooth, esp the canine or carnassial tooth of a carnivorous mammal
3. the root of a tooth

Fang

 

(also Pangwe, Pahouin), a group of related peoples, including the Yaounde, Bulu, Bene, and Beti, living in southern Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, and the northern parts of Gabon. The Fang number 1.7 million (1975, estimate). Their language belongs to the northwestern group of the Bantu family. The Fang retain traditional religious beliefs—nature and ancestor worship. They engage in farming, raising millet, manioc, peanuts, and yams. Some work on cacao, banana, and coconut-palm plantations and in enterprises located in Yaounde that process agricultural products. Still others work in the logging, wood-products, and mining industries.

fang

[faŋ]
(anatomy)
The root of a tooth.
(vertebrate zoology)
A long, pointed tooth, especially one of a venomous serpent.
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Wanli has also entered into an asset sale agreement with Shenzhen Nan Fang Tong Zheng Investment Co.
Fang will begin her Mandarin lessons with cards which carry the name of products, such as fruit, in English and in Mandarin, both phonetic and in Chinese characters.
Looking beyond the present nostalgia-driven scholarship on public health in China, Fang discards the negative assessments that attribute the deteriorated health-care condition in villages to the reforms initiated in 1978 and the disintegration of the barefoot doctor program in the 1980s.
Following an introductory discussion of Keats's "Ode on a Grecian Urn" and the Elgin marbles sonnets, which she relates to the ongoing discussion about the meaning of Greek antiquities in the Annals of the Fine Arts, Fang divides her study into four long chapters, divided between two "exemplary" cases of what she calls "periodical collaboration" (Chapters One and Two), and two "exceptional" cases (Three and Four).
State-run news agency Xinhua said Fang and his wife "stunk of alcohol" when they boarded the flight from the eastern city of Hefei to Guangzhou, and that Fang grabbed Zhou s arm hard enough to bruise it.
From my own experiences, I know the June 4 massacre really did happen," Fang, who walks with a pair of artificial legs and a crutch, told the press after arriving from the United States on Thursday.
After the crackdown at Tiananmen by the Chinese authorities, Fang and his wife took refuge in the US embassy for a year, The BBC reports.
The Family Fang is first and foremost a comic masterpiece, but Wilson has managed to inject a hint of universality.
In the current study, Fang and colleagues looked at 37 newly diagnosed, pre-surgical head and neck cancer patients, to see if psychosocial functioning, such as perceived stress and depressive factors, was associated with VEGF, a biological pathway relating to patient outcomes.
The upstream supply chain will see changes fairly quickly," Fang Peng said in an interview.
Fang presents idealized themes from Chinese history and tradition in a highly finished style based on 17th-century European Baroque painting.
Fang had just published a re-description of Danio kakhienensis, a poorly known cyprinid fish from the Irrawaddy basin and had described a new species, Danio maetaengensis, from northern Thailand.