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(ă-send′) [L. ascendere, to climb up]
To move from the lower part of the body toward the head. Guillain-Barré syndrome is an example of an ascending paralysis, which begins in the feet and progresses upward to the muscles of the legs, abdomen, and chest.
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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Ascendance is the definitive DLC package, with its four new, thrilling multiplayer maps, the formidable OHM directed energy light machine gun/shotgun hybrid, the OHM Werewolf custom variant, and the all-new Exo Grapple ability playlist that introduces the Exo Grapple ability to multiplayer.
In this survey of the brain for lay readers, Linden attempts to explain the brain's ascendance to the seat of what makes a human human.
Their brief ascendance can be worth examining if it illustrates their era or those around them, or, if you're going to go whole hog on the biopic thing, if it digs deep in the root cellar of personal psychology.
While liberal ideas had their decades of ascendance, that was not the result of a conscious plan to battle opposing views to the death.
Mogadishu's new Islamic leaders gave seven men 40 lashes each for using or selling marijuana, meting out the punishment in public yesterday in a dramatic example of the fundamentalist rule in ascendance in Somalia.
But the ascendance of Venezuela within OPEC necessarily means the decline of the power of the House of Saud.
Indeed, physicians are sometimes ambivalent about their own ascendance.
If YellowBlack is indicative of Madhubuti's first score of years and is centered on his mother's plight, the next installment might be called Black Black, which would approximate his nationalism, his ascendance, and his rightful place in the pantheon of African American writers and thinkers.
The Big Bang's ascendance sparked headlines such as "The Bible was Right," and such cosmology continues to be cited as indicative of a divine creation.
The floristic composition of swidden-land forests was characterized by a lack or low density of dipterocarps and the successional ascendance of pyrophytic tree species less vulnerable to felling and fire and with high sprouting capacity such as Schima wallichii, Vitex pinnata, Peronema canescens, and Vernonia arborea.
Dancers with Leeds based dance company Ascendance Rep worked with A-level students at Huddersfield New College in performing arts.
Murdered teenage model Sally Anne Bowman was a bright star in ascendance who has been "extinguished by one man's evil intent", mourners heard yesterday.