Fabricius


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Fabricius

(Caius Fabricius Luscinus) (fəbrĭsh`əs fäbrēä`nō), d. 250 B.C., Roman general and statesman, distinguished for simplicity of habit and probity in public life. He persuaded the Tarentines to abstain from war with Rome and, as consul (282 B.C.), defeated the Boii and the Etruscans. While negotiating with PyrrhusPyrrhus
, c.318–272 B.C., Molossian king of Epirus. He fought at Ipsus in Asia Minor in the service of Demetrius Poliorcetes (later Demetrius I) of Macedon, and by the aid of Ptolemy I he became (297 B.C.) joint king of Epirus with Neoptolemus.
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 for the ransom of prisoners captured at Heraclea (281) he rejected a bribe. When consul again (278), he negotiated terms of peace with Pyrrhus and subsequently defeated the Samnites, Lucani, and Bruttii.
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In the seventeenth century a certain David Fabricius boasted of having seen with his own eyes the inhabitants of the moon.
Among the Heathen (for throughout the world To me is not unknown what hath been done Worthy of memorial) canst thou not remember Quintius, Fabricius, Curius, Regulus?
Every path in the forest is barricaded with the strong yellow web of a species, belonging to the same division with the Epeira clavipes of Fabricius, which was formerly said by Sloane to make, in the West Indies, webs so strong as to catch birds.
The winners of the First Step Housing Competition are: "Soft House", Forsythe + MacAllen Design, Vancouver British Columbia, Stephanie Forsythe and Todd MaeAllen; "Nesting", Harvard Design School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Students David Gwinn, Basil Lee and Tom McMahon; "Kit of Parts", LifeForm, New York, New York, Raft Elbaz, Nanna Wulfing and Julia Tate; "Ordering of Things", New York, New York, Katherine Chang and Aaron Gabriel; "Cocoon", Brooklyn, New York, Daniela Fabricius and Stephen Burks.
``Our liabilities on the horse had reached over pounds 2m by the time of the off so understandably there has not been a more keenly watched race at head office for a while,'' said Balthazar Fabricius, of Ladbrokes.
"This has to be the biggest horse racing ante-post take-out of the year," said Balthazar Fabricius of Ladbrokes.
Samples of bursa of Fabricius at 4,8, and 11 weeks (wk) of age, were collected and fixed in 10% buffer formaldehyde for histophatologic study, or in a mixture of 2.5% glutaraldehyde, 1% paraformaldehyde, 0.05 M calcium chloride in 0.2 M sodium cacodylate-HCI buffer pH 7.2, 350 mOsm, for TEM study.
23-May 6), curator Jacob Fabricius uses the work of artists like John Bock, Chris Burden, and Cady Noland to examine Utopian and mythological presentations of building and dwelling.
The four most serious bleaching events were in 1987 and 1988, 1992, 1994 and 1998--which was the biggest," explains Katharina Fabricius, a bright, vivacious research scientist with the Australian Institute of Marine Science, also a Magnetic Island resident.
We used two measures of immune response in avian hosts, the size of the bursa of Fabricius and the spleen in our comparative studies.
Credit for its discovery is traditionally given to David Fabricius (1564-1617), a Dutch clergyman and amateur astronomer.
Fabricius of the University of Munich in Germany and her colleagues.

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