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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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Carl Sagan) for their assistance in assembling a legendary weapon that could stop the Ascendancy forever.
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As per the terms of the agreement, Quintiles will offer product assessments, clinical research services, including trial planning, productivity optimization, and execution of cost-efficient studies, for therapeutic compounds Ascendancy in-licenses for development and commercialization in China and other Asian markets.
He said: "I thought we gained ascendancy at that point.
Prince Charles trails a long way behind even with his biggest fan base, the ACT, which only registered 25 per cent support for his ascendancy.
The home stand off doubled his tally in 17 minutes with another straightforward kick, sparking a spell in ascendancy for the Scots.
In The Making of the Irish Protestant Ascendancy: The Life of William Conolly, Patrick Walsh sets out to analyze the creation of the Protestant Ascendancy in Ireland through a detailed study of the life and political career of William Conolly.
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I have grown to loathe derby games, even when we are in the ascendancy - in fact, more so when we are in the ascendancy.
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According to details, a grand Jirga of Bugti tribe was convened to take the ascendancy of the next Nawab (chief) of the tribe after the assassination of Nawab Akbar Bugti wherein the chiefs of the sub-tribes of Mandrani, Mausri, Perozai, Notani, Shambani and Kalpar participated.