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planum

(play -nŭm) (plural: plana) A high plain or plateau. The word is used in the approved name of such a surface feature on a planet or satellite.
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Die vertikalen Steinplatten sind noch im tieferen Planum von 110 cm sichtbar (Lougas 1966a, 23, Plan 9).
Bir baska calismada sol inferior parietal lob on kismi, sag posterior planum temporale, sag planum polare, sag insula senkronize sarki soylemede senkronize konusma ile karsilastirmada aktive olan alanlar olarak bildirilmistir (6,20).
mungi appears to infect banded mongooses by means of a nonrespiratory route through the nasal planum, suggestive of environmental transmission.
As it turned out, the plana temporale were not small in the dyslexic brain, but were shown to be large in several specimens of dyslexic brains; later, additional alterations in planum asymmetry were reported.
The overall quality of the trench plans is fairly good, although some of the detailed planum drawings are too small and blurred, as a result of the extreme reduction of their size (cf.
While exploring Meridiani Planum, an Oklahoma-size plain on Mars, the rover named Opportunity discovered bedrock (solid rock beneath soil) at the edge of a crater.
The first outcrop Opportunity analysed, within the small crater where it landed on January 24, revealed that standing water, perhaps a salty sea or swamp, once covered Meridiani Planum.
The first outcrop Opportunity analysed, within the small crater it landed in January 24, revealed that standing water,perhaps a salty sea or swamp,once covered Meridiani Planum.
Planum est etiam, Lilii flores a Merovingis Regibus numquam usurpatos, neque a Carlovingis, in quorum annulis & sigillis non apparent.
The unmanned, six-wheeled rover landed at 0505 GMT in Meridiani Planum, the US space agency said.
Opportunity landed on Meridiani Planum, a smooth plain near the planet's equator.
The rovers will bounce to a halt on the Martian surface, protected by huge airbags, then roll out and begin exploring two areas on opposite sides of the planet--Gusev Crater for Spirit, and Meridiani Planum for Opportunity.