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origin

1. Anatomy
a. the end of a muscle, opposite its point of insertion
b. the beginning of a nerve or blood vessel or the site where it first starts to branch out
2. Maths
a. the point of intersection of coordinate axes or planes
b. the point whose coordinates are all zero
3. Commerce the country from which a commodity or product originates

origin

[′är·ə·jən]
(anatomy)
The point at which the nonmoving end of a muscle is attached to a bone; it is at the proximal end of the muscle.
(computer science)
Absolute storage address in relative coding to which addresses in a region are referenced.
(mathematics)
The point of a coordinate system at which all coordinate axes meet.
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When ye despise pleasant things, and the effeminate couch, and cannot couch far enough from the effeminate: there is the origin of your virtue.
When ye are willers of one will, and when that change of every need is needful to you: there is the origin of your virtue.
No one ought to feel surprise at much remaining as yet unexplained in regard to the origin of species and varieties, if he makes due allowance for our profound ignorance in regard to the mutual relations of all the beings which live around us.
But what we perceive to be the real meaning of them, an explanation of the nature and origin of knowledge, will always continue to be one of the first problems of philosophy.
The question which Plato has raised respecting the origin and nature of ideas belongs to the infancy of philosophy; in modern times it would no longer be asked.
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The origin of those laws remains an open and possibly unanswerable question: whether or not energy and law were designed by a heavenly creator--in other words, a cosmological god or god-equivalent force, as conceived in the world view of deism.
In McKeague,(38) the Federal Circuit stated that it is possible for a dispute to have more than one origin, and remanded the case to the Claims Court, which concluded that the suit had a dual origin that required allocation of the expenses between deductible and nondeductible.(39) Taxpayers need to be aware of this possibility and prepared to argue the existence or nonexistence of multiple origins.
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They cover primate origins, the evolution of prosimians, anthropoid origins and New World monkeys, the evolution of Old World monkeys and apes, Ramapithecus and human origins, early hominids, and diverse approaches in human evolution.

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