subjacent


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subjacent

[‚səb′jās·ənt]
(geology)
Being lower than but not directly underneath.
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Immediately subjacent to this characteristic epidermis, is a 1- to 2seriate zone of rounded isodiametric cells that are distinctly larger and lighter-staining than cells of surrounding layers (Figs.
The subjacent interval includes a gray color sucrosic dolostone with very closely spaced vertical joints, similar to the interval in the Reeves Cave entrance profile.
In other words, myths justify and maintain values subjacent to political interests; they mediate contradictions between expected behavior and perceived behavior and legitimize power relations (Rodrigues, 1997).
Poor sleep quality leads to neurocognitive symptoms and impairs physical function, thereby aggravating the subjacent disease and becoming indistinguishable from it.
Lung isolation was achieved and DLT position was optimised with fibreoptic bronchoscopy, such that the endobronchial tube cuff was visible subjacent to the carina.
The central positive free-air gravity anomaly results from the subjacent concentration of enhanced mass or 'mascon' of uncompensated components of any basaltic fill in the crater and the mantle plug intruded into the crust when it recoiled from meteorite impact.
City of Florence: Plaintiffs allege inverse condemnation, strict liability for removal of subjacent and lateral support, negligence, trespass and nuisance.
Cross-sectional studies (reviewed below) of the effects of excessive alcohol consumption on the brain conclude that although few regions of the brain appear entirely immune from the untoward consequences of alcoholism, the regions most at risk include the prefrontal cortex and subjacent white matter, cerebellar sites, and white matter structures and tracts, including the corpus callosum.
This surface-only characteristic allows geologists to reliably relate the measured radioactive element contrasts to the subjacent bedrock and surficial materials, and alteration associated with mineral deposits.
2,3) By definition, gingivitis is limited to an inflammation that involves only the gingival soft tissues, ie, gingival epithelium and subjacent fibrous connective tissues.
The same shall apply hereinafter) to the line every point of which is 200 nautical miles from the nearest point on the baseline of Japan (excluding therefrom the territorial sea) and its subjacent seabed and its subsoil.