"The Council has a selective memory," A'Ran said in irritation.
Such definitions, then, are to be accepted, if at all, as definitions of type, selective designations of leading but not strictly universal features.
Selective reduction, for starters...
The adherence to type, the favourite conception of the transcendental morphologist, was seen to be nothing more than the expression of one of the laws of thremmatology, the persistence of hereditary transmission of ancestral characters, even when they have ceased to be significant or valuable in the struggle for existence, whilst the so-called evidences of design which was supposed to modify the limitations of types assigned to Himself by the Creator were seen to be adaptations due to the selection and intensification by selective breeding of fortuitous congenital variations, which happened to prove more useful than the many thousand other variations which did not survive in the struggle for existence.
But it is forgotten that both the plant and the soil enjoy special powers of selective absorption, which remove and fix the better constituents of the water and leave the less valuable.
There would be no selective reduction.
In city districts the modern practice is to restrict the number to four stations per line, and to equip the exchanges and stations for selective ringing.
But eventually they may in turn become, in changed conditions, of selective value.
The alkaloid curarin causes motor paralysis by attacking in a selective way this junction of motor nerve cell and striped muscular fibre.
An absolutely imperceptible physiological difference arising as a variation may be of selective value, and it may carry with it correlated variations which appeal to the human eye but are of no selective value themselves.
In all such cases there is seen a selective character in the distribution of the lesions, some organs being in any disease much more liable to infection than others.
In this way the existence of bands in the infrared part of the spectrum has been predicted in the case of quartz and detected by experiments on the selective reflection of the material.
In 1917 he gave his support to the declaration of war against Germany, and also to all the war measures, including the Selective Draft and Espionage bills.
Thus in many cases the difficulty of supposing that selection has acted on minute and imperceptible initial variations, so small as to have no selective value, may be got rid of.
And yet, didn't clinical words like selective reduction and gestational carrier mask the facts?
Living organisms vary, that is to say, no two individuals are exactly alike; the death-rate and the multiplication-rate are to a certain extent selective, that is to say, on the average, in the long run, they favour certain variations and oppress other variations.
It is interesting to note that in the case of the closely analogous example of snake venoms, there may be separated from a single venom a number of toxic bodies which have a selective action on different animal tissues.
A more detailed investigation of all the characters of the Ferns will be needed before the course of evolution thus broadly indicated can be traced, but the results obtained afford a deeper insight into the general method of progression and the selective factors in the process.
The earliest war measures aimed at sedition and disloyalty had as a background the passage of the conscription or Selective Service law.
Homoplasy can only be assumed when the coincidence is of a simple nature, and is such as may be reasonably supposed to have arisen by the action of like selective conditions upon like material in two separate lines of descent.'
Whether God's action is creative, or only (selective and directive in miracles, is beyond our knowledge; we at least do not know the powers exercised, whether new or old.
Some of these changes he supposed to have been the result of new conditions, including abundance of food and protection from enemies, but most he attributed to the accumulated results of selective breeding.
Most bodies exhibit a selective action on light, that is to say, they readily absorb light of particular wave-lengths, light of other wave-lengths not being largely absorbed.
These formulae are supported by many considerations, especially by the selective CH 2 OH CH20H CH OH CH OH C C H O
- The arrangement of students in order of merit led naturally to the use of examinations not only as a qualifying but also as a selective test, and to the offering of money prizes (including exhibitions, scholarships and fellowships) on the results.
Steel differs in many ways from iron in respect of atmospheric corrosion; the heterogeneous nature of steel gives occasion to a selective rusting, ferrite is much more readily attacked than the cementite and pearlite; moreover, the introduction of other elements may retard rusting; this is particularly the case with the nickel-steels.
Those who were unwilling to accept evolution, without better grounds than such as are offered by Lamarck, and who therefore preferred to suspend their judgment on the question, found in the principle of selective breeding, pursued in all its applications with marvellous knowledge and skill by Darwin, a valid explanation of the occurrence of varieties and races; and they saw clearly that, if the explanation would apply to species, it would not only solve the problem of their evolution, but that it would account for the facts of teleology, as well as for those of morphology; and for the persistence of some forms of life unchanged through long epochs of time, while others undergo comparatively rapid metamorphosis.
selective about the cards they.
The selective thinning of willow species, which helps to preserve the epiphytic bryophytes, will continue.
clone brush or the selective eraser.
Under the new ruling, the number of executions barely reached four figures - a selective cull of the leading insurgents.
The vast majority of flats are in poor condition and the consultants recommend that selective demolition should be considered.
embolic risk of selective catheterisation.
Instead of truthful reporting, the agenda of advocacy journalism has sometimes made reporters highly selective, leading them to ignore inconvenient information.
selective inhibitors: panacea or flash in the pan?
selective herbicides serve to reduce diversity of both flora and fauna.
selective estrogen receptor modulators in the human endometrium.
Note the temporal ramp will not generate adaptation in a directionally selective cell.
How could a new, publicly funded church school with a highly selective set of entry guidelines, be opening in 2003?
Partial selection In some parts of the country, schools which were comprehensive have become partially selective.
Some will wish to select 20 or 30 or 40 per cent of their intake, others will wish to be wholly selective.
This is, to be sure, a somewhat selective understanding of what is entailed in doing theology.
The issues I have raised here are necessarily selective.
The fact that the naturalism of this art remained selective is perhaps less surprising than it appears at first sight.
I maintain a website on Singapore English (including selective annotated bibliography ).
selective in terms of dissemination?
For patients with advanced seminoma, treatment with cyclophosphamide and carboplatin and selective consolidation is safe and effective.
subtraction angiography For cardiac imaging the contrast medium may be administered intra-arterially by selective catheterisation to provide subtracted images.
Cost a player remain in a very selective about the cards they.
Is forever calling very selective about would be dead.
He was too selective.
Moreover, the freezing is " selective."
Carbon adsorbents Controlled pore size represents a " holy grail " for carbon science, since highly selective adsorbents could then be produced.
Sadly, Julie seems to be suffering a spot of selective amnesia.
Selective bilateral damage to the human amygdala is rare, offering unique insights into its functions.
Digital subtraction angiography For cardiac imaging the contrast medium may be administered intra-arterially by selective catheterisation to provide subtracted images.
We report a patient, FM, with progressive fluent aphasia due to selective atrophy of left temporal cortex.
Both changes had been brought about by careful selective breeding.
Selective surgery for intermittent exotropia based on distance / near differences.
If one twin is found to be affected and the other not, selective feticide will be offered to women.
fluent aphasia due to selective atrophy of left temporal cortex.
genic pluralism is based on arguments concerning the causal structure of selective episodes.
induction hardening: this involves selective heating of the surface region of the gear using induction coils.
This is a method where non-selective herbicides can be applied in a selective way.
Treat in grass at the early rosette stage with a selective herbicide.
The program was inspired by Noyes ' theology of Perfectionism, Plato's Republic, agricultural selective breeding and concerns about human heredity.
Almiro has been most selective on your behalf; choosing to display mostly homegrown artistic talent for you.
inefficient in that sense and have not failed in the same way as the selective system.
Cyclooxygenase 2 selective inhibitors: panacea or flash in the pan?
Prescribing patterns of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors in primary care in the United Kingdom.
Fluorescent competitive binding properties in the same cells with non-fluorescent selective ligands were found to be comparable to radioligand binding.
selective logging in Silver Beech Forest (Nothofagus menziesii ): Monitoring with Beetles.
Labor has the ability to set a decent minimum wage, to restore union rights, and to stop hospital closures and selective education.
In some ways IÃ¢m glad I have had selective mutism.
oestrogenay reflect, or their circumstances may change, or new treatments like selective estrogen receptor modulators may become available.
one-dimensional spectra to set up an array of selective radiofrequency pulses tuned to irradiate the key chemical sites.
This involves looking at catalytic dissociation of ammonia to hydrogen and nitrogen and also the selective catalytic oxidation of ammonia to nitrogen and water.
We have examined the importance of isotope selective photodissociation / fractionation to gas mass estimation in molecular clouds.
Their reaction was that, although it presented certain arguments in a superficially plausible way, its use of evidence was selective and misleading.
The other major form of critique of genic pluralism is based on arguments concerning the causal structure of selective episodes.
Due to selective breeding, most pedigree dog breeds are genetically predisposed to suffer.
Conventional inversion recovery methods for measuring T 1 use a slice selective inversion pulse, followed a time TI later by an excitation pulse.
Selective breeding of the Brown rat has produced the albino laboratory rat.
Sumatriptan, is a selective serotonin receptor agonist, the receptor agonist, the receptors being present mainly in cranial vessels.
Novel SERMs (selective estrogen receptor modulators) are taking a different tack in the R&D stakes.
regrettable that selective quotes have only be used to satisfy media sound bites.
This includes selective thinning and removal of invasive rhododendron which was probably introduced early this century.
roughened aspiration tip can be used for reliable selective polishing of the posterior capsule.
An anarchist primitivism worthy of support would reject scientism, biologism, and the selective and uncritical embrace of anthropological research into gatherer-hunter cultures.
The UK National scrapie Plan aims to eradicate scrapie from sheep flocks via the selective breeding of disease-resistant animals.
selective about the evil regimes we wish to overthrow and the people we want to help, dont you think?
survivable void spaces are searched, selective debris removal begins.
This selective destruction of certain parts of the sympathetic chain is called Endoscopic Transthoracic sympathectomy or ETS.
tempting to speculate that the gene could have offered a selective advantage at some point in the past.
tornadoes path can be very selective, destroying homes directly in it path, while neighboring ones are untouched.
By using a selective hormonal treatment you can safely kill the broad-leaved weeds whilst leaving the grass.
On the lawn, a selective weedkiller is what is required.
We were the ' moral white knights ' riding in to sort out problems but being heavily selective about what we handled and when.
Only a local, small-scale forest economy would permit, for example, the timely and selective cutting of small woodlots.
These personal traits determine by selective affinity, working under conditions given by the special local type of tradition and piety, the elements in the Apostolic writings which each was able to assimilate and express - though we must allow also for variety in the occasions of writing.
We may distinguish broadly two ways by which such selective elimination of individuals from the number of those who contribute to the next generation may occur, viz.
That Bacon underestimates the importance of selective and of provisional explanatory hypotheses even in such fields as that of chemistry, and that technically he is open to some criticism from the point of view that negative judgment is derivate as necessarily resting on positive presuppositions, may be true enough.
Such transmissibility is commonly explained by the association of ideas, that becoming sacred which as it were reminds one of the sacred; though it is important to add, firstly, that such association takes place under the influence of a selective interest generated by strong religious feeling, and, secondly, that this interest is primarily a collective product, being governed by a social tradition which causes certain possibilities of ideal combination alone to be realized, whilst it is the chief guarantee of the objectivity of what they suggest.
The effect is complicated, in the case of chlorophyll and many other bodies, by selective reflexion and fluorescence.
He subsequently examined the passage of gases through septa or partitions of indiarubber, unglazed earthenware and plates of metals such as palladium, and proved that gases pass through these septa neither by diffusion nor effusion nor by transpiration, but in virtue of a selective absorption which the septa appear to exert on the gases in contact with them.
Horses are now diffused by the agency of man throughout almost the whole of the inhabited parts of the globe, and the great modifications they have undergone in consequence of domestication, crossing, and selective breeding are well exemplified by comparing such extreme forms as the Shetland pony, dwarfed by uncongenial climate, the thoroughbred racer, and the London dray-horse.
It is often possible by appropriate dosage to contrive that these special parts or organs may be affected and the rest of the body left practically intact, and it is by taking advantage of these selective actions that remedial or therapeutical effects are usually obtained.
Selective breeding of the Brown Rat has produced the albino laboratory rat.
Sumatriptan, is a selective serotonin receptor agonist, the receptors being present mainly in cranial vessels.
In her final year, she carried out research on the toxicology of selective estrogen receptor modulators in the human endometrium.
It is therefore regrettable that selective quotes have only be used to satisfy media sound bites.
The roughened aspiration tip can be used for reliable selective polishing of the posterior capsule.
The UK National Scrapie Plan aims to eradicate scrapie from sheep flocks via the selective breeding of disease-resistant animals.
We are very selective about the evil regimes we wish to overthrow and the people we want to help, dont you think?
Repeated cutting for silage, high inputs of fertilizers and slurry, and selective herbicides serve to reduce diversity of both flora and fauna.
A large number are best treated with a general application of a selective weedkiller.
Children who come from a bilingual background are slightly more likely to display selective mutism.
I maintain a website on Singapore English (including selective annotated bibliography).
Should they contain a full account of the evidence or should they be more selective in terms of dissemination?
Can you piece together the meaning of ' selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitor '?
The reports all related to the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor group of drugs.
We previously demonstrated the selective presence of 5T2MM cells in bone marrow and spleen of diseased mice.
By amending the taxation of overseas income and by selective control over the export of capital, we have staunched this loss of resources.
So the quality of our attention, and our selective awareness, controls what we summon forth from the field of infinite possibilities.
After all known survivable void spaces are searched, selective debris removal begins.
This selective destruction of certain parts of the sympathetic chain is called Endoscopic Transthoracic Sympathectomy or ETS.
Nevertheless it is tempting to speculate that the gene could have offered a selective advantage at some point in the past.
In relation to selective termination for fetal abnormality this point is especially important.
A tornadoes path can be very selective, destroying homes directly in it path, while neighboring ones are untouched.
More selective than friends and family, angel investors will do more analysis before committing funds.
Those interested in pursuing adoption from Guatemala need to be careful and selective in the professional or agency they choose to work with.
Therefore, the challenge has been to either isolate a cat breed that proved to be hypoallergenic, or create one through selective breeding or other means.
With very careful and selective breeding, the crossed eyes and kinked tails of Siamese cats, which are considered undesirable traits, have been almost completely bred out.
The American Shorthair is believed to be related to the British Shorthair, although time and selective breeding have created a character all its own.
Research results on the efficacy of St. John's wort have been inconsistent, with some studies finding the herb to be as effective as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) and others finding it no more effective than a placebo.
It is unknown exactly how St. John's Wort works; however, experts usually assert that it works similarly to a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor or a monoamine oxidase inhibitor.
This information is rather selective and tends to leave out the fact that the Mapuche are also known to eat little meat and that their diet also includes other wild fruit as well as cultivated crops like potatoes and pumpkins.
They also offer a custom fountain design service for the selective shopper.
Of course, there are hundreds of amazing fantasy football web sites, so you'll need to be selective.
Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) affect your brain's ability to absorb serotonin, while alcohol alters your body's production of this neurotransmitter.
Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRI), like Paxil are effective depression medications for treating SAD.
Since Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) are often used successfully in treating BDD, it appears that the brain's serotonin system also plays some role as well.
One of her classmates at this highly selective school was Nick Lachey from 98 Degrees.
Johnny Depp was selective in his film choices, steering clear of Hollywood formula pictures and romantic comedies for less mainstream movies.
A fraternity is a student organization with a selective membership.
Since Ivy League schools are selective private institutions, it's only logical that they have much higher tuition and fees that what you would expect to pay as a student at a public state university.
The selection process at USD School of Law is selective.
The University of Massachusetts distance learning program is selective and uses a number of factors to determine who is accepted.
Ivy League institutions, for example, are very selective and expensive at least partially because they offer some of the best-quality educations to students around the world, even when compared with other leading international schools.
Since small cruise ship companies don't need as many employees as larger corporations in the industry, they tend to be a bit more selective when hiring workers.
It's truly a tragedy to see what selective breeding for the least desirable traits can do to any type of dog, and how it has marred the reputations of a number of very fine dog breeds.
You must accept them for exactly what they are, and not attribute human failings to them such as being stubborn, vengeful or having selective hearing.
In 1998 the miniature size was introduced through selective breeding.
Each month, more than 2,000 of these brooms were manufactured in Brazil by "Tres Rios Cultural and Environmental Association" in Rio de Janeiro as part of its environmental education program which involves the selective collecting of waste.
There is also a number of sunglass features such as anti-reflective coatings, ClearSeal protective coatings, gradient lenses, polarized lenses, and selective filtering lenses designed to increase contrast.
Anorexics have been treated with a variety of medications, including antidepressants, antianxiety drugs, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, and lithium carbonate.
Surgical options for chronic spasticity include selective dorsal rhizotomy and tendon release surgery.
Selective dorsal rhizotomy surgery, also called selective posterior rhizotomy, involves a surgical resection of part of the spinal nerve.
Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) such as fluoxetine (Prozac) and sertraline (Zoloft) reduce depression by increasing levels of serotonin, a neurotransmitter.
They are termed selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) and act by indirectly increasing the brain serotonin levels, thus stabilizing emotions.
Classes of antidepressants include selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (fluoxetine/Prozac, sertraline/Zoloft), tricyclics (amitriptyline/Elavil), MAOIs (phenelzine/Nardil), and heterocyclics (bupropion/Wellbutrin, trazodone/Desyrel).
Gender schema models stress the roles of children's selective attention to gender and their internal motivation to conform to societal standards and stereotypes of gender roles.
In a procedure called selective serial extraction, the orthodontist removes one or more baby or permanent teeth.
Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs)-A class of antidepressants that work by blocking the reabsorption of serotonin in the brain, thus raising the levels of serotonin.
Spanking, at best, is only effective when used in selective, very infrequent situations.
Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs)-A class of antidepressants that works by blocking the reabsorption of serotonin in the brain, thus raising the levels of serotonin.
The condition is also called selective mutism, to differentiate it from children who are physically unable to speak.
Experts believe that this selective problem is associated with anxiety and fear in social situations such as in school or in the company of adults.
Over time, a child with selective mutism becomes mute because of an inability to cope with fearful feelings that occur when he or she is expected to speak.
Besides genetics and biological factors, researchers believe that other factors may contribute to the development of selective mutism.
If selective mutism persists for more than a month, parents should discuss this pattern with their child's teachers, family physician, or pediatrician.
Often a parent suspects during the preschool years that there is a problem, but lack of knowledge about selective mutism makes it difficult to find help.
Since selective mutism is an anxiety disorder, successful treatment focuses on methods to lower anxiety, increase self-esteem, and increase confidence and communication in social settings.
The primary types of behavioral therapy used for selective mutism are desensitization, fading, and positive reinforcement techniques.
Parents should read as much information as they can to become well informed about selective mutism.
It is important for family members to be educated and informed about selective mutism and to be included in the child's treatment plan in order to provide a supportive environment for the child's recovery.
Lindsey, et al. "Prevalence and Description of Selective Mutism in a School-Based Sample."
"A Brief Review of Selective Mutism Literature."
"Selective Mutism: An Integrated Treatment Approach."
Yeganeh, Robin, et al. "Clinical Distinctions Between Selective Mutism and Social Phobia: An Investigation of Childhood Psychopathology."
"About Selective Mutism-Profiles of Silence."
Alkylating agent-A chemical that alters the composition of the genetic material of rapidly dividing cells, such as cancer cells, causing selective cell death; used as a chemotherapeutic agent.
Selective IgA deficiency is an inherited disease characterized by a failure of B cells to switch from making IgM to IgA antibodies.
Selective perception: The person notices only those features of situations or interactions that fit his negative view of the world rather than taking in all available information.
A type of B lymphocyte deficiency involves a group of disorders called selective immunoglobulin deficiency syndromes.
The most common type of immunoglobulin deficiency is selective IgA deficiency, occurring in about one in every 500 white persons.
Some patients with selective IgA deficiency experience no symptoms, while others have occasional lung infections and diarrhea.
Patients with selective IgA deficiency usually do not require any treatment.
People with selective IgA deficiency generally live normal lives.
When antidepressants are prescribed for episodes of bipolar depression, they are usually selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) or, less often, monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAO inhibitors).
Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are considered an improvement over older antidepressants because they are better tolerated and are safer if taken in an overdose.
They are used to treat depression and anxiety disorders, but have more side effects than the newer class of antidepressants called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs).
These include antidepressants, antihistamines, tranquilizers, and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors.
To some extent these differences are rooted in divergent evolutionary pathways, but they have also been influenced by human interference through selective breeding.
Since it is hypothesized that serotonin activity is abnormal in trichotillomania, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are commonly given to improve symptoms.
It was for World War I that the Selective Service Administration was established to register men for the draft.
The National Archives also has the Selective Service draft registrations for World War II, which were taken in a series of four registrations.
Naturally you'll need to be a bit selective.
Other possibly educational categories include Faith & Spirituality and Television, but you'll need to be selective.
Just as you would be choosy if purchasing a new swimsuit that you plan to wear all summer, you will also want to be selective about what kind of loose fit rash guard you purchase.
In fact, you'll probably have to be very selective about just where you wear your Weasel bikini, but that's really part of the fun of owning one.
Dolly Parton has declared that she'll never pose nude, and it's clear that she's been very selective about posing in a bikini or in lingerie.
Pear shapes can wear monokinis, but they'll have to be selective.
Despite the ubiquity of scarves, many women prefer to be selective with the styles they purchase.
Be selective with the personal information you give out just for safety's sake.
This can be the perfect site for a woman who doesn't want to be bombarded with suitors, but is more selective.
Women also tend to be more selective than men, so there could be fewer matches than one hoped for since both participants need to say yes.
The high quality and selective nature of the store's jewelry leads to high cost, with rings ranging from $400-50,000.
This elegance is apparent in the choices of fabrics, colors, selective embellishments and hardware.
In friendships they are very non-committal and selective and would usually prefer to keep things on a a superficial level.
One side is made up of New Age or reincarnation advocates that argue that selective passages in the Bible actually support the idea of reincarnation.
The old-school sneakers with a modern twist have even attracted fashionistas who are notoriously selective about their footwear.
Make sure you try on any front runners in the selective process and determine which shoe shapes and molds to your foot the best.
Nearly any tattoo idea can be modified to fit the wrist, but be selective because not all of them will look right if made too small.
Within his book, Dr. Swerling explains that pigments place color in cell tissue based on a selective absorption process.
An important distinction between Mobil and other hotel ratings, however, is that Mobil is very selective in handing out the coveted stars.
So selective in fact, that only approximately nine thousand of over fifty thousand North American hotels can claim to have a rating from Mobil.
It is important to be selective in what you keep.
Commercial providers are highly selective regarding who they will cover.
You may need to be a bit more selective when choosing your mature bras, but you don't have to give up the feminine detailing or pretty colors you've always enjoyed.
Big Electric also performs production work for outside artists, but is selective about the musicians with which it works.
Because teens can be so selective about their interests and any events that involve their friends, it is critical to avoid overdoing teen party themes.
I learned, more important than picking up women, how to show myself in the most flattering light and, from that vantage point, be selective in the quality of woman I spend my time with.
Picard has also remarked that Guinan is "very selective about whom she calls a friend".
Unlike HyperGurl, Code-Generator.Net is a bit more selective.
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