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ramus

[′rā·məs]
(anatomy)
A slender bone process branching from a large bone.
(vertebrate zoology)
The barb of a feather.
(zoology)
The branch of a structure such as a blood vessel, nerve, arthropod appendage, and so on.
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In addition to the custom remodelers, builders and woodworkers, Ramus said she's seeing a lot more landscapers this year at the home show.
5-million-year-old human ancestor dubbed Ardipithecus ramidus, display a ramus configuration like that of modern chimps.
In addition to the water sampling, other types of data are used to take a "snapshot" of the sound, Ramus says.
Ramus could be the landmark product that turns E-mail into a genuinely productive tool.
That seems to be another big trend this year, Ramus said.
Marc Van Der Poel's "The Dispute between Ramus and Turnebus on Cicero's Orations on the Agrarian Law" analyzes Turnebus's condemnation of Ramus and his commentary.
The study of Ramus plays a central role in Ong's thinking about communication, one that extends far beyond the history of rhetoric.
During the lab segment, Klein, Steffes and Ramus will demonstrate how to use lab equipment similar to that used in characterizing op amps and will show how this relates to several key performance characteristics.
Called the Good Earth Home, Garden & Living Show, the event attracted more than 50,000 people during its debut a year ago and got rave reviews for matching up "green" manufacturers and dealers with eager consumers, show producer Karen Ramus said.
Pasquier had studied at the Parisian college of Petrus Ramus, not far from that of Dorat.
Ramus also helped design packaging, labeling and reformulation for Dr.
dramatist and (6) Peter Ramus and other logicians" (16).

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