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apposition

Biology growth in the thickness of a cell wall by the deposition of successive layers of material
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The most likely scenario is that of relative pupillary block, that is to say, appositional closure between the posterior iris margin and anterior lens surface causing a failure of aqueous flow through the pupil.
Periosteal reactions were identified by new bone formation, hypervascularity, and appositional bone deposits.
Our patient's complaints were mainly attributable to the myopic shift but objective examination showed that he also had moderate ocular hypertension secondary to appositional angle closure.
A viscoelastic agent was injected into the anterior chamber to press down the iris foot of the appositional PAS (visco-GLS).
To the first mention of Antilokhos victim are added two pieces of information, which according to Meillet's analysis have to be seen as loosely added appositional phrases that acquire a large amount of syntactic autonomy (they are equivalent to separate clauses: 'he was ...; his name was ...').
The appositional secretion process of the enamel during its histogenesis creates a series of striations on the surface of the dental crown in the form of grooves known as Perikymata (Simmer & Hu, 20peri [phrase omitted] 'around' + kyma [phrase omitted] derived from the Greek words 'wave' (Cortes & Urena, 2011).
I might suggest that as to the fours, there is never any sequential order to them: they are appositional. So one can start anywhere, with any one of the four choices, and proceed from it to any other.
There is likely a parallel lack of appositional development in persons whose only education consists of the three "R's." That is, just as the left-hemisphere potential for propositionizing may be underdeveloped, so too should we expect that right-hemisphere capacities can suffer educational neglect.
Granting the event a deeper profundity through the interplay of enjambment and parenthesis, the poem pushes us to ponder the appositional relation between making, doing, and having--to readdress the questions that Rodney King put forward, "here go a box with a lid on it," the poem later offers: "if you open it you can come into our world." Only this world is offered not as some hermeneutic reward beyond the initial complexities, but rather as the same world already shared by poet and reader and enriched by its complexity.
Following acute spinal cord injury, surgical implantation of the biodegradable Neuro-Spinal Scaffold within the decompressed and debrided injury epicenter is intended to support appositional healing, thereby reducing post-traumatic cavity formation, sparing white matter, and allowing neural regeneration across the healed wound epicenter.
"Empathetic imagination" seems more appositional to Anderson's moral conception of cosmopolitanism and to the South African condition.
The emphatic character of these two forms is evidenced in Meyer's (1992) semantic classification of appositional types: for Meyer (1992), including (and by extension included too) is a marker of particularisation, not one of exemplification.