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con·struct

(kon'strukt),
1. The combination of a bone graft, metal instrumentation, prosthetic devices, and/or bone cement applied to a specific level of the skeleton in the course of reconstructive or fracture surgery.
2. In psychiatry/psychology, a set of related ideas used to define, understand, and assess a given phenomenon.

con·struct

(konstrŭkt)
Combination of a bone graft, metal instrumentation, prosthetic devices, and/or bone cement applied to a specific level of the skeleton in the course of reconstructive, dental, or fracture surgery.
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Behavioral constructs are asynchronous in nature and require the ability to dynamically schedule events without having to pre-determine the execution timing of the design.
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The enterprise is responsible for ensuring that the serial number is unique within the enterprise identifier (for UID Construct #1) or unique within the original part number (for UID Construct #2).
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Morrison's text constructs women characters who are enabled through active acknowledgments of the subject positions they share, but without ignoring those they do not share.
He further suggested that researchers devise or borrow tools that better measure these cognitive constructs which consumers may call upon when arriving at opinions of satisfaction.
Though certainly the relationship between the Catholic Church and state and the duration of the Franco dictatorship make for some distinctions, these essays show that Spanish women were subject to most of the same types of ideological constructs, political developments, and market transformations as other women on the continent.