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Botany
a. (of leaves, flowers, etc.) arranged singly at different heights on either side of the stem
b. (of parts of a flower) arranged opposite the spaces between other parts
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alternate

[′ȯl·tər·nət]
(botany)
Of the arrangement of leaves on opposite sides of the stem at different levels.
Of the arrangement of the parts of one whorl between members of another whorl.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

work

1. All labor necessary to produce the construction required by the contract documents, and all materials and equipment incorporated or to be incorporated in such construction.
2. The produce of a force by its corresponding displacement.
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Alternare also sells its services directly to employers and individuals.
"She came to me wondering whether there was anything relative to acupuncture or alternative care with PACC, and that's what got me started checking into it." When Brake himself suffered a leg injury, he used Alternare's phone service to judge whether he needed doctor attention on a weekend.
With the help of Alternare's service provider directory, he has one "all picked out." All he needs to do is find the time to make the appointment.
In 1994, Alternare's research found that half of the 500 Portlanders surveyed had used some form of alternative medicine in the preceding two years.
One of Alternare's goals is to prove that traditional and alternative forms of medicine need not be seen as polar opposites.
"What we're trying to do is marry Eastern and Western medicines," says Constance Cappelli, one of Alternare's three founding principals.