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fontanelle

(chiefly US), fontanel
Anatomy any of several soft membranous gaps between the bones of the skull in a fetus or infant
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fontanelle

[fänt·ən′el]
(anatomy)
A membrane-covered space between the bones of a fetal or young skull.
(invertebrate zoology)
A depression on the head of termites.
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A formulacao de uma amostra transcorre paralelamente a de outros elementos cruciais de validacao amostral, tais como: o desenho da pesquisa, o recorte do objeto, a formulacao do problema, dos pressupostos ou das hipoteses, a escolha dos instrumentos de coleta de dados e as referencias bibliograficas que serao utilizadas na interpretacao dos resultados (SANDELOWSKY, 1995; FONTANELLA; RICAS; TURATO, 2008).
Alongside the cafe bar, restaurant and La Fontanella function room, there are disabled facilities, vegetarian food options, free Wi-Fi and an outdoor children's play area.
Fontanella and her colleagues compared polypharmacy patterns and rates in foster care, disabled, and low-income youth aged 17 years and younger enrolled in Ohio Medicaid between 2002 (n = 26,000) and 2008 (n = 50,000).
CT scan head was done in those patients found to have signs and symptoms of raised intracranial pressure like vomiting, irritability, drowsiness, bulging fontanella, sunset sign, progressive enlarging head and bradycardia.
Dois artigos abordam questoes comportamentais: em Os Tipos Comportamentais dos Executivos e a Postura do Profissional de Secretariado, de Rosane Fontanella e Eliane Wamser, atestam que no desempenho de funcoes meramente operacionais, o profissional de secretariado passou a pensar e atuar estrategicamente junto aos executivos, conhecendo objetivos e envolvendo-se em projetos e metas.
Another British composer, Gordon Jacob, has his chamber music played by various musicians including the Maggini Quartet and Fontanella, a recorder group.
Editor Luigi Fontanella presents this question in his introduction to the work.