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car·di·nal

(kar'di-năl),
Chief or principal; in embryology, relating to the main venous drainage.
[L. cardinalis, principal]

cardinal

/car·di·nal/ (kahr´dĭ-n'l)
1. of primary or preeminent importance.
2. in embryology, pertaining to the main venous drainage.

cardinal

[kär′dənal]
Etymology: L, cardo, hinge
pertaining to something so fundamental that other things hinge on it, such as a cardinal trait that influences one's total behavior.

CARD8

A gene on chromosome 19q13.33 that encodes a protein involved in apoptosis which is highly expressed in the lung, ovary, testis and placenta. CARD8 inhibits NF-kappa-B activation and regulates cell responses controlled by NF-kappa-B transcription factor. It may be part of the inflammasome, a protein complex that activates proinflammatory caspases.
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Even though a few words on the stop-word list may have been affected, it is expected that this limitation would not affect the basic decisions to remove adjectives, nouns and cardinal numbers from the stop-word list or the outcome of the study.
Recall that [alpha],[beta] being cardinal numbers, [alpha] = [absolute value of A], [beta] = [absolute value of B] where, A,B are disjoint sets, the sum [alpha] + [beta] is the cardinal number [gamma] = [absolute value of A [union] B] Y Concerning an infinite sum, if the sets [A.
However, the cardinal numbers of complete machine's output and IC market will stay at high level which suggest a trend towards saturation.
Later, in his now famous speech given to the International Conference of Mathematicians at Paris in 1900, David Hilbert posed as his first problem (of 23) whether there are any nondenumerable sets whose cardinal numbers lie between [N.
He also assumes students to be familiar enough with Zorn's lemma, commutative diagrams, and ordinal and cardinal numbers that his brief review will suffice.