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textbook

A term of art referring to a patient, or the patient him- or herself, who presents with so many of the “classic” findings seen in a particular disease or condition, that one could regard it as if described in a textbook on the subject. (As in, “So-and-so has a textbook case of impetigo.”)

textbook

Informatics A treatise on a particular subject. See Bible.
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But the effects of technology on today's visual crop of college students cannot be denied by college textbook publishers.
Total college textbook sales amount to $4 billion, or 14 percent of all book sales, according to a 2005 article in Publishers Weekly.
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This sent me back to my old college textbook ``Modern Business Statistics'' and clearly ``mean'' is defined as arithmetic average and median is later defined as the midpoint of the distribution and mode as the highest point or most frequent value of the distribution.
The clearance is contingent on Thomson's sale of certain overlapping products and services resulting from the acquisition, including certain college textbook products and Assessment Systems Inc.
Based on the premise that university-owned bookstores - with their monopoly on college textbook sales - were gouging students, Winward and Monk developed a concept and proprietary software technology (patents pending) to take on the goliath multi-billion dollar college textbook industry (estimates range from $6 to $7.
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