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hiatus

Anatomy
1. a natural opening or aperture; foramen
2. a less common word for vulva

hiatus

[hī′ād·əs]
(anatomy)
A space or a passage through an organ.
(geology)
A gap in a rock sequence due to a lack of deposition of a bed or to erosion of beds.
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Recent studies have attributed the warming hiatus to decadal cooling in the tropical Pacific, intensifying trade winds, changes in El Nino activity, increasing volcanic activity and decreasing solar irradiance that have not been adequately accounted for in model simulations.
Privately at Nuffield Health, a keyhole hiatus hernia repair costs PS5,514.
According to these new data, still scarce and preliminary, we have devised a project aimed to investigate the temporal and geographic extent of the purported Late Pleistocene human hiatus in Central Iberia.
It was fall 2012 when the hiatus was announced at the request of series star Louis C.
Explaining the hiatus could bolster support for a UN climate deal, due to be agreed by almost 200 governments at a summit in Paris in late 2015 to avert ever more floods, droughts, heatwaves and rising sea levels.
Several ideas have been put forward to explain this hiatus, including what the IPCC refers to as "unpredictable climate variability" that is associated with large-scale circulation regimes in the atmosphere and ocean.
4 degrees Celsius) between 2000 and 2100, but with two decade-long hiatus periods during the century.
Sometimes, a hiatus hernia will cause no symptoms but as well as the burning sensation you are experiencing, symptoms can include hiccups and frequent burping.
After a hiatus of more than three years due to the 2003 retirement of the previous owners, Circus Vargas is presenting a new performance featuring human performers and no exotic animals.
For ballet lovers, the sexy Dutch National Ballet makes a rare appearance, Pennsylvania Ballet returns to New York after a 20-year hiatus, and Pacific Northwest Ballet presents Paul Gibson's gorgeous The Piano Dance.
TORRANCE, CA -- After experiencing several hiatus in his pro career since the mid-90s, Shiloh Greathouse is back in action.