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stigmatic

[stig′mad·ik]
(optics)
Property of an optical system whose focal power is the same in all meridians.
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some version of either offense or stigmatic injury, both of which the
The first three versions vary in terms of the behavioral culpability for the infection and thus how stigmatic they may seem to news readers.
The stigmatic receptivity was tested over the study period by verifying the peroxidase activity, using V10 hydrogen peroxide (oxygenated water) directly on the stigmatic surface of isolated flowers (DAFNI, 1992).
Thomas Couser worries that "in exercising prose license [Slater] commits herself to an essentializing and mystifying characterization of a still stigmatic disability .
As Justice O'Connor explained, all "[c]lassifications based on race carry a danger of stigmatic harm" and "they may in fact promote notions of racial inferiority and lead to a politics of racial hostility," even if a classification is aimed at promoting racial equality.
He, like his siblings before him, were all destined to die before his father, before the numerologically stigmatic age of Christ's own death: thirty-three years old.
Without labelling the whole society for this menace, at least one can put this stigmatic phrase on the segment of the society vulnerable for the child labor.
And asking myself that question, I knew that the story of Jesus Christ on the cross was not the thing that did it for me, as far as making me become a stigmatic.
asterias are similar to those of many other North American cacti; they are moderately large (35 cm in diameter) and bowl-shaped with the style and stigmatic lobes extending above numerous stamens (Grant and Grant, 1979x, 1979b; Grant et al.
The young visionary and stigmatic Lucia Broccadelli (1476-1544) arrived in the city a year after Savonarola's execution.
Mark Griffiths, professor of gambling studies at Nottingham Trent University, said the national lottery had made gambling socially acceptable and no longer stigmatic for women.