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gnomic

[′nō·mik]
(astronomy)
Pertaining to the gnomon of a sundial.
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Or, to quote a Dickinson instance of gnomic utterance:
INTRODUCTION: West syndrome is a rare epileptic disorder in infants, children and adults, characterized by triad of infantile spasm, path gnomic EEG pattern and developmental regression.
Among specific topics are the social utility of literature, the theater audience and the adjudication process, old versus new in late fifth-century Athens, bodily functions, and autonomous and gnomic quotations.
He compares these examples of gnomic wisdom with Paul's parenesis in Romans 12, pointing out crucial differences between Paul and the Sages.
The diagnosis of hepatoblastoma is suspected in the patient aged between 6 months and 3 years old, in the presence of a hepatic tumour, thrombocytosis and a high level of serum AFP, this association being, almost path gnomic for the diagnosis.
Then from some gnomic memory he will, depending on the catch of the day, produce masterpiece after masterpiece of gastronomic delight for the lucky diners, working purely from instinct, before disappearing into sea-mist.
Yet, whereas the gnomic qualities of Tree of Life contributed to its aura of wonder and majesty, the gnomic qualities of To the Wonder detract from its sublimity.
The gnomic response was typical of a man who has become increasingly taciturn over the course of his tenure.
These etymologies are worth considering in the context of Jackie Clark's Aphoria, a gnomic book that could be "about" any of those ideas: language breaking down, a speech-act of doubt, or a sort of barrenness.
They see connections between ultra-modern transgenic techniques to transform the biological world and hidden goals of ancient alchemists, gnomic sacred texts, and possible prehistorical high-tech civilizations.
Other bright spots in the excellent ensemble include Robyn Nevin, tough and sensible as Robin's cancer-stricken mother; Joe, who invests Tui with a fiery refusal to be victimized; and Hunter, making the most of dialogue that basically consists of a string of gnomic pronouncements.