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regress

Logic a supposed explanation each stage of which requires to be similarly explained, as saying that knowledge requires a justification in terms of propositions themselves known to be true
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If you demand a justification of any of her beliefs, she has an answer to any legitimate "why" question you might ask of her, all the way down to the terminus of the regress for that belief.
Moral foundationalism is an attractive position because it promises to answer the regress problem.
Nonetheless there are many individual cases of cancers that naturally regress, and this is recognised as a possible outcome of cases of metastatic melanoma and metastatic renal cell carcinoma in particular.
More than half of low-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions in adolescents have regressed at 12 months; 91% regress by 36 months (Lancet 2004;364:1678-83).
For example, these studies pointed out that many groups pass through, regress to, or get stuck in identifiable developmental stages.
Classic architectural detailing and sumptuous interior decor consistently applied throughout the facility make residents feel at home, and they are more at ease as they progress or regress through different levels of care within the same familiar environment.
Outcomes are different, as well; keloids tend to grow and recur, while hypertrophic scars often regress with time.
We used mixed-effects models to regress heart rate and SDNN index (standard deviation of the normal-to-normal) on P[M.
In the future, though, researchers will likely be able to skip cloning, and simply flip a few genetic switches to regress any of your cells to earlier stages of development, says Harold Varmus, former director of the National Institutes of Health.
It is too easy to regress to a bottom line orientation, especially in times of stress.
Why is it that this part of the creation alternates between regress and
Claims have been made over the years that carotid artery plaques can regress under various kinds of nonsurgical therapy, with resulting decrease in the degree of obstruction.