The traditional pronunciation (MoX6x), which goes back Fas far as the Septuagint version of Kings, probably means that the old form was perverted by giving it the vowels of bosheth " shame," the contemptuous name for Baal.
Will the FAS cover people who have taken provisional or partial transfer values or trivial commutation?
This page gives an overview of all articles in the 1911 Brittanica which are alphabetized under Fas to Fer.
The labour and expense of passing this great work through the press devolved upon Halley, who also wrote the prefixed hexameters ending with the well-known line Nec fas est propius mortali attingere divos.
Next suppose that the curve is rough; and let Fas be the tangential force of friction on s.
There's also the FAS page on nuclear propulsion.
Probably his latest composition was the epitaph already referred to, written like the epic in Saturnian verse "Immortales mortales si foret fas Here, Flerent divae Camenae Naevium poetam; Itaque postquam est Orci traditus thesauro Obliti sunt Romai loquier lingua Latina."
"Go fas... faster!" he cried in a trembling voice to his coachman.
These awards include the Florida Academic Scholars Award (FAS), Florida Medallion Scholars Award (FMS) and the Florida Gold Seal Vocational Scholars Award (GSV).
The FAS and FMS portions of this scholarship program require students to take courses that are equivalent to a three- or four-year college preparatory diploma.
The Gold Seal Vocational Scholars Award portion of the scholarship has some requirements similar to those of the FAS and FMS.
Fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) is a set of physical and mental birth defects that can result from a woman drinking alcohol during her pregnancy.
Although there is a wide range of effects that result from in utero alcohol exposure, the diagnosis of FAS is recognized as the most severe birth defect that occurs.
Fetal alcohol effect (FAE) is a term used to describe alcohol-exposed individuals whose condition does not meet the full criteria for an FAS diagnosis.
FAS is the leading known preventable cause of mental retardation and birth defects.
An individual with FAS can incur a lifetime health cost of over $800,000.
In 2003, FAS cost the United States $3.9 billion in direct costs with indirect costs at approximately $1.5 billion.
It is not a genetic disorder, so women with FAS or affected by FAS have healthy babies if they do not drink alcohol during their pregnancy.
Unlike many birth defects which are identified at birth and then treated, FAS and FAE are usually overlooked at birth and treated later by mental health specialists, and often unknowingly.
A common diagnosis that is associated with FAS is attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder.
Arithmetic is often the most difficult subject for a child with FAS.
These individuals may not be identified as having FAS but may fulfill criteria for alcohol-related diagnoses, as set forth by the Institute of Medicine.
In 1991, Streissguth and others reported some of the first long-term follow-up studies of adolescents and adults with FAS.
In 1996, Streissguth and others published further data regarding the disabilities in children, adolescents, and adults with FAS.
In addition to the studies by Streissguth, several other authors in different countries have as of the early 2000s reported on long term outcome of individuals diagnosed with FAS.
FAS is a clinical diagnosis, which means that there is no blood test, x ray, or psychological test that can be performed to confirm the suspected diagnosis.
It is often helpful to examine siblings and parents of an individual suspected of having FAS, either in person or by photographs, to determine whether findings on the examination might be familial and if other siblings may also be affected.
Individuals with developmental delay or birth defects may be referred to a clinical geneticist for genetic testing or to a developmental pediatrician or neurologist for evaluation and diagnosis of FAS.
There is no treatment for FAS that will reverse or change the physical features or brain damage associated with maternal alcohol use during the pregnancy.
The prognosis for FAS depends on the severity of birth defects and the brain damage present at birth.
Major physical birth defects associated with FAS are usually treatable with surgery.
When several problems appear in a particular combination, the pattern is called Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS).
Children with FAS may have some or all of these features.
However, babies with FAS may not have this "catch up" growth.
FAS sometimes includes deformities of the brain, which can be seen on an MRI scan.
No one knows for sure how many babies are affected by FAS.
No one knows how much alcohol it takes to cause FAS or if there is a time during pregnancy when it might be safe to drink.
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