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convolutions

The folded elevations, or gyri, of the brain into which the surface layer (cortex) is thrown so as to accommodate its great area.
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5 convolutions bellow style, while materials include perbunan, antistatic perbunan, polyurethane, silicone and viton.
We want to fill it, like those Celts who worked their convolutions into ever), margin of a manuscript.
EARFXR TM is a simple device consisting of thermoplastic splints that are softened in hot water, molded to the auricular convolutions, and held in place for a few days with through-and-through 3-0 nylon sutures.
They are six distinct, separate brain systems that evolved, and function, in separate convolutions of our gray matter.
As if the knots and tangles of my twisted psyche could mesh with her intricate synaptic network of condensed neural convolutions.
The alternate approach selected in this application was one in which the piston and flange are molded on the same plane while molded in convolutions to make it possible for the piston to reciprocate.
El Sospiri E Le Lacrime E'l Desio ("And the Sighs and the Tears and the Desire"), by Vasco Wellenkamp -- a tribute to the memory of the late Carlos Trincheiras, a former choreographer for the company -- features four couples surging through a stream of soaring, neoromantic lifts freshened with contemporary convolutions.
While our intelligence may not be higher, our training in medicine provides us with unique insight into the convolutions of the whole medical decision model, so we can interpret with higher accuracy the thinking of our peers.
He was struck by the fact that the convolutions of the human brain were more numerous than those in other animals and suggested that this was related to superior human intelligence.
Most of them are long streams of self-important foolishness that could have been written by politicians anywhere-although the German language lends itself easily to convolutions like, Unfortunately, in this most violent struggle in the world's history, something arises every now and again, something that surely cannot be reconciled with the glorious German concept of morals, and may I here articulate just what that something is, speaking with full assurance, in a very clear and forthright way.
Beginning with the elementary theory of distributions, he proceeds to convolutions products of distributions, Fourier and Laplace transforms, tempered distributions, summable distributions, and applications.