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/clas·si·cal/ (klas´ĭ-k'l) classic.

classical, classic

the first recognized form of the item; serving as a standard model or guide. See also classical conditioning, east coast fever.

classical conditioning
classical pathway
one of the two pathways of complement activation, initiated by antigen-antibody complexes and involving C1, C2 and C4. It leads to activation of C3 and the terminal pathway. See also alternate complement pathway.
classical swine fever
now the universally accepted name for hog cholera and different from African swine fever (ASF). A highly infectious disease of pigs caused by a pestivirus and characterized in its classical form by high fever, lassitude, purple discoloration of abdominal skin, conjunctivitis and nervous signs including circling, incoordination, tremor and convulsions. Most affected pigs die at 5 to 7 days with a characteristic petechiation under the kidney capsule—turkey egg kidney. There is a second form, characterized by nervous signs and caused by a strain of virus of lower virulence. Other syndromes caused by low virulence strains are reproductive inefficiency and congenital defects including myotonia congenita. Also known as congenital trembles.
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Reared in Windsor, England, and trained classically in Milan, the 40- year-old Gregory plugged into the dominant metal scene that sent guitarslingers like Steve Vai and Yngwie Malmsteen to prominence.
Gustavo Vargas, 28, one of Costa Rica's few classically trained male dancers, joined the latter company when he despaired of a ballet career at home.
Over the years, the classically trained actor chose to appear in some terrible movies, mostly because he spent money as fast as he made it and grabbed whatever lucrative roles were available, film historians say.
Ballethnic (bal-eth-nik) Dance Company is a classically trained culturally diverse ballet company that blends traditional ballet with the artistic influences of other ethnic cultures, especially African American, to produce unique and exciting dance performances.
And it minimized Roper's considerable talents as a classically expressive dancer.
The children are classically trained musicians, and love a variety of music.
Chamber-sized, classically schooled, and perennially young, its core repertory was a collection of neoclassical works by the late Choo-San Goh.
And French twists were the 'do for the classically elegant designs of Miuccia Prada and Oscar De La Renta.
Lyon Opera Ballet enlists the freshest voices from ballet and modern dance to choreograph for its classically trained company.
King, director of San Francisco's Lines Contemporary Ballet, arrived at the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre studios in May to mold his classically derived contemporary vocabulary on an ensemble of freelance professionals and advanced students.
Photo Under the guidance of producer George Martin, the Beatles moved from John Lennon's home recording studio, pictured here with Lennon at the piano, to the Abbey Road studios, where the band developed a more polished, classically influenced sound.
He says that he'd also like to acquire a work by Merce Cunningham, perhaps Summerspace, because there is a version once made for New York City Ballet that uses not just pointe work but classically trained bodies.