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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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The large discount chains, such as Wal-Mart, could use their purchasing power and highly efficient supply chains to undercut eCampus' prices on the best selling textbooks.
Already it is establishing itself as niche for buying and selling textbooks, which typically place a large strain on a student's budget.
eWards members always receive 1 point for each dollar they make from selling textbooks, but for one week only, April 29-May 6, members will receive 2 points per dollar.
In a very competitive market, Tracey led Travelocity to become one of the world's leading travel websites and we believe her track record for building and growing business will help Barnes & Noble leverage its existing advantages in selling textbooks online and in the emerging digital education market," said William Lynch, CEO, Barnes & Noble, Inc.
For example, an online retailer selling textbooks may find it difficult to come up with interesting ideas on a subject that may be considered dry, while another business owner selling hip clothing may find it challenging to keep up with the demands of an ever-changing marketplace.
Sell used textbooks: Get cash by selling textbooks back to vendors