Ruffini


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Ruf·fi·ni

(rū-fē'nē),
Angelo, Italian histologist, 1864-1929. See: Ruffini corpuscles, flower-spray organ of Ruffini.
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In 2003 Remo Ruffini took over the company, of which he is currently Chairman and CEO.
All the major players on the ecclesial world stage were at the council: Cardinals Joseph Frings, Leon-Joseph Suenens, Giacomo Lercaro, Bemardus Johannes Alfrink, Achille Lienart, Alfredo Ottaviani, Ernesto Ruffini, Augustin Bea, Pericle Felici, Giovanni Battista Montini, the Melkite Patriarch Maximos IV Saigh, and in lesser roles the American Cardinals Francis Spellman and Joseph Ritter.
The men's 25km open water race proved a far tighter affair as Italy's Simone Ruffini edged out Alex Meyer of the United States in a sprint finish.
The music in the three-act Don Pasquale was written by Gaetano Donizetti, with the libretto by Giovanni Ruffini.
Cesarone MR, Belcaro G, Nicolaides AN, Ricci A, Geroulakos G, Ippolito E, Brandolini R, Vinciguerra G, Dugall M, Griffin M, Ruffini I, Acerbi G, Corsi M, Riordan NH, Stuard S, Bavera P, Di Renzo A, Kenyon J, Errichi BM.
Heckinger, Richard, David Mengle, Robert Steigerwald, Ivana Ruffini, and Kirstin Wells, 2014, Understanding Derivatives: Markets and Infrastructure, available at www.
Physicist Giulio Ruffini, co-author of the research, said: "It's a kind of technological realisation of the dream of telepathy but it is definitely not magical.
In the neuroscientific equivalent of instant messaging, Pascual-Leone, together with Giulio Ruffini and Carles Grau leading a team of researchers from Starlab Barcelona, Spain, and Michel Berg, leading a team from Axilum Robotics, Strasbourg, France, successfully transmitted the words "hola" and "ciao" in a computer-mediated brain-to-brain transmission from a location in India to a location in France using internet-linked electroencephalogram (EEG) and robot-assisted and image-guided transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) technologies.
Besides free nerve endings, various fascial expansions have been shown to have encapsulated receptors such as Ruffini and Pacini corpuscles, suggesting a static and dynamic proprioceptive function [44-45].
Mick Ruffini is promoted to Reg'l Sis Mgr for the ruminant team.
The irritability that some people experience when the scab is present could be attributed to the increased tension developed in the dermal region, resulting in heightened sensory stimulation of the variety of sensory receptors which reside in the region, including Meisner's corpuscles (fine and discriminative touch), Paccinian corpuscles (coarse touch and pressure), Ruffini endings (subcutaneous stretch) and others.
Ruffini, "609 IWS Chronological History," 609 Air Operations Squadron, June 1999, 8; and "Air Force Information Warfare Center," in Air Intelligence Agency Almanac, Federation of American Scientists, accessed 21 June 2013, http://www.