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rosary

 [ro´zah-re]
a structure resembling a string of beads.
rachitic rosary a succession of beadlike prominences along the costal cartilages, in rickets.

ro·sa·ry

(rō'ză-rē),
A beadlike arrangement or structure.

rosary

/ro·sa·ry/ (ro´zah-re) a structure resembling a string of beads.
rachitic rosary  see under bead.
adjective Referring to periodic relatively homogeneous expansions or densities arranged in a linear fashion
noun periodic relatively homogeneous expansions or densities arranged in a linear fashion

ro·sa·ry

(rō'zăr-ē)
A structure consisting of bodies in linear sequence.

rosary

a structure resembling a string of beads.

rosary pea
see abrusprecatorius.
rachitic rosary
a succession of beadlike prominences along the costal cartilages, in rickets; caused by compression of metaphyses under pressure.
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They hope that humans Will evolve to the level of a "cosmic consciousness" that will one day do away with all the evils of the Sorrowful Mysteries.
He kept a list Of saints and shortcomings, shahs and shall-nots, Mortal, venial, deadly, and cardinal sins, Contrary virtues, graces, gifts of God, The glorious and sorrowful mysteries, Holy days, first Fridays, Stations of the Cross, Corporal and spiritual works of mercy.
The 15 mysteries were divided up in 3 groups of 5: the Joyful mysteries, the Sorrowful mysteries and the Glorious mysteries.
Cueto says that during Lent he prays the five sorrowful mysteries of the rosary to keep God's greatest sacrifice alive.