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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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Michelle Fahy, online store manager at Schoolbooks.
Development of governmental and non- governmental parts in the affairs of production, publication and distribution of educational resources and materials under supervision of ministry of education policies, with stress on policy of educational packages production and regarding multi-author policy in schoolbooks (strategies 3-9)
BEIRUT: The opposition's provisional government has blamed "suspicious groups" with ties to the Syrian regime for circulating schoolbooks containing politically objectionable material.
However, when it comes to the living room and dining area, we seem to usually have papers out that we are currently working on, schoolbooks piled on his desk in the corner and my work notes in a sometimes neat pile on the edge of the chaise lounge that serves a dual purpose as my desk.
Zabarah said that a new branch with modern machines was opened in the Jader area in Sana'a to speed up the printing of schoolbooks.
Mohammad Asif Shinwari, a spokesman for the Nangarhar Department of Education, said that schoolbooks had also burned.
Years after I'd left home my old bedroom remained intact, stuffed to the gunnels with teddies and schoolbooks, old make-up and shoes.
The friend added: "The bullying was far worse than just knocking her schoolbooks out of her hands.
Alexis de Tocqueville is known to many only from short quotations on the American character that have found their way into patriotic articles and schoolbooks.
As part of the class, the children worked on the reproduction of Victorian schoolbooks while they wore Victorian costumes.
In the past couple of years Turkmenistan has implemented several projects aimed at creating conducive environment for promotion of peace and stability in Afghanistan, including construction of schools and hospitals, rebuilding of Kushka-Turgundi railway segment, provision of schoolbooks and supplies, free supply of wheat flour, winter clothing and other household items for adjoining provinces of Afghanistan.
6 mln nation-wide initiative meant to provide one million needy children with schoolbooks and stationery.