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ideogram

An expression of an idea in a graphic element. From the Greek "idea" + "write." See icon and emoticon.
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Caption: Figure 2: Proband 2: (a) phenotype showing prominent nose, right cleft lip, and abnormal ear, (b) karyotype and ideogram showing derivative chromosome 21, (c) karyotype and ideogram of mother of proband showing t(4; 21)(q27; q22), (d) snapshots of microarray plots (Illumina HumanCytoSNP-12, CA) and coding genes (http://genome.ucsc.edu/) of duplication 4q27q35.2, and (e) snapshots of microarray plots (Illumina HumanCytoSNP-12, CA) and coding genes (http://genome.ucsc.edu/) of deletion 21q22.2q22.3.
Thus the wise ruler is given to self examination and Xi exhorts as much from his acolytes, in this quotation from the Three Ideogram Classic:
An individual ideogram was displayed for each species.
For example, when functioning as an ideogram or meaning sign, a hieroglyph depicting the outline of a dwelling can be used to write the word pr 'house'.
Enter the "ideogram." The use of pictures to represent ideas is generally achieved through familiarity with prior convention.
Microsoft Excel 2007 software was used to calculate the centromeric indices and to draw the ideogram. For each chromosome centromeric index, arm ratio and total length were calculated as described by Levan et al.
I put this discussion in deliberate contrast to Ezra Pound's insistence on the poem as an ideogram, with all the implications of static, fixed, visual reference inherent in the image and invoked through a chain of references to images.
Each of the 64 gua is treated as a full chapter containing 10 parts, beginning with the Chinese ideogram, in red--the book is beautifully presented in two colors--the number of the gua, the gua itself, its Chinese and English names, the names of the upper and lower trigrams in Chinese and English, the name and structure, the sequence of the gua according to Confucius, the decision, commentary on the decision, commentary on the symbol, the Yao text, overall significance of the gua, an explanation of the meaning of each of its lines, and an overview of the gua's deeper meaning.
The government said that the symbol in the form of an ideogram is in line with the world's top four currencies US dollar ($), British Pound (Au), Euro (AC) and Japanese Yen (AN), and India's will be the fifth to be identified globally by its special symbol.
Editing Fenollosa's manuscripts under the title The Chinese Written Character as a Medium for Poetry fascinates Pound so much that by the summer of 1914 he begins to explain Imagism "in terms that involved the ideogram" (Coffman 15).
signifiers: the gesture beneath every ideogram as a kind of
Isn't it amazing that in the Chinese language, the ideogram used to represent crisis is composed of two elements representing danger and opportunity?