Medus was regarded as the eponymous hero and progenitor of the Medes.
The Milanese sculptor, Ambrogio, who worked so much for Federigo, married a lady of Urbino, and was the progenitor of the Baroccio family, among whom were many able mathematicians and painters.
It is " the selfexistent Lord," who, " with a thought, created the waters, and deposited in them a seed which became a golden egg, in which egg he himself is born as Brahma -, the progenitor of the worlds."4 The doctrine of creation by a thought is characteristically Indian.
The Somali, however, declare themselves to be of Arab origin, alleging their progenitor to have been a certain Sherif Ishak b.
Certainly Adamu (if it is not more convenient to write "Adapa") was not regarded as the progenitor of the human race, like the Hebrew Adam.
Herculano led the way in the historical romance by his Lendas e narrativas and 0 Monasticon, two somewhat laboured productions, whose progenitor was Walter Scott; they still find readers for their impeccable style.
The general characteristics of this progenitor of the horses are those given above as distinctive of the group. The cheek-teeth are, however, much simpler than those of Anchitherium; the transverse crests of the upper molars not being fully connected with the outer wall, while the premolars in the upper jaw are triangular, and thus unlike the molars.
GLAUCUS, son of Hippolochus, and grandson of Bellerophon, mythical progenitor of the kings of Ionia.
13 In the sanctuary of Aesculapius at Epidaurus women were visited in their dreams by a serpent - the reputed father of the child that was born, and elsewhere Sicyon who had such a progenitor was regarded as the son of the divine healer.14 Similar also was the origin of Augustus in a temple of Apollo, the god who had his tame serpents in the grove on Epirus.
progenitor of this supernova produced one of the most massive circumstellar shells ever seen.
progenitor of an important family in the United States.
Augustine is fully aware of the theoretical indispensability of maintaining Free Will, from its logical connexion with human responsibility and divine justice; but he considers that these latter points are sufficiently secured if actual freedom of choice between good and evil is allowed in the single case of our progenitor Adam.
Now, when naturalists observe a close agreement in numerous small details of habits, tastes and dispositions between two or more domestic races, or between nearly allied natural forms, they use this fact as an argument that all are descended from a common progenitor who was thus endowed; and, consequently, that all should be classed under the same species.
But we must not fall into the error of supposing that the early progenitor of the whole Simian stock, including man, was identical with, or even closely resembled, any existing ape or monkey."
In western New Guinea, according to the Dutch missionaries, there is a vague notion of a universal spirit, practically represented Spirit by several malevolent powers, as Manoin, the mostn the woods; Narw, in the worship. c p louds, u above the trrees, l a sort of Erl-Konig h o carries off children; Faknik, in the rocks by the sea, who raises storms. As a protection against these the people construct - having first with much ceremony chosen a tree for the purpose - certain rude images called karwars, each representing a recently dead progenitor, whose spirit is then invoked to occupy the image and protect them against their enemies and give success to their undertakings.
The in vitro differentiation of a bi potential glial progenitor cell.
erythroid progenitor cells.
Controversy exists as to whether myeloma and AML originate from a single haematopoietic progenitor or arise from different cell lineages.
Deutschlands ' b. 4 1795 page 17.) yet all have certainly sprung from a common progenitor.
Queen Annes Lace is the wild progenitor of the domesticated carrot.
progenitor cell transplantation is usually moderate, although bacteremia remains a serious problem.
progenitor cells, capable of churning out human spinal neurons indefinitely.
progenitor cell collections.
progenitor cell transplants are performed each year.
Cord blood progenitor cells These are usually cryopreserved for lengthy periods.
Dysfunctional oligodendrocyte progenitor cells (OPC) populations may inhibit repopulation of OPC depleted tissue.
Yet very little is known about supernova progenitor stars.
If a neural stem cell divides symmetrically, the result is two more neural progenitor cells.
supernova progenitor stars.
Quadrille may therefore be regarded as the chief progenitor of solo whist, just as partnership Whist was that of Contract Bridge.
Quadrille may therefore be regarded as the chief progenitor of Solo Whist, just as partnership Whist was that of Contract Bridge.
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