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determination

 [de-ter″mĭ-na´shun]
the establishment of the exact nature of an entity or event.
embryonic determination the loss of pluripotentiality in any embryonic part and its start on the way to an unalterable fate.
sex determination the process by which the sex of an organism is fixed; associated, in man, with the presence or absence of the Y chromosome.

de·ter·mi·na·tion

(dē-ter'mi-nā'shŭn),
1. A change, for the better or for the worse, in the course of a disease.
2. A general move toward a given point.
3. The measurement or estimation of any quantity or quality in scientific or laboratory investigation.
4. Discernment of a state or category (for example, in diagnosis).
5. A process, both necessary and sufficient, whereby an effect is caused.
[L. de-termino, pp. -atus, to limit, determine, fr. terminus, a boundary]

determination

/de·ter·mi·na·tion/ (de-ter″mĭ-na´shun) the establishment of the exact nature of an entity or event.
embryonic determination  the loss of pluripotentiality in any embryonic part and its start on the way to an unalterable fate.
sex determination  the process by which the sex of an organism is fixed; associated, in humans, with the presence or absence of the Y chromosome.

de·ter·mi·na·tion

(dĕ-tĕr'mi-nā'shŭn)
1. A change, for the better or for the worse, in the course of a disease.
2. A general move toward a given point.
3. The measurement or estimation of any quantity or quality in scientific or laboratory investigation.
4. Discernment of a state or category (e.g., in diagnosis).
5. A process, both necessary and sufficient, whereby an effect is caused.
6. Judicial decision resolving controversy.
[L. de-termino, pp. -atus, to limit, determine, fr. terminus, a boundary]

determination

the process by which embryonic tissues become able to produce only one particular sort of adult organ or tissue.

determination

the establishment of the exact nature of an entity or event. See also age determination, sex determination.

determination coefficient
see determination coefficient.
embryonic determination
the loss of pluripotentiality in any embryonic part and its start on the way to an unalterable fate.

Patient discussion about determination

Q. Is it effective to determine the problem? How is the diagnosis of ectopic pregnancy done and is it effective to determine the problem?

A. actually it will come with three common symptoms such as : positive pregnancy, abdominal pain or cramp, and bleeding. if you're happened to feel one of those symptoms, i'll suggest you to go see your ob-gyn specialist, then the doctor will do the physical examination on you, and will confirm the diagnosis with ultrasound.

Q. In which month of pregnancy it's possible to determine gender of the fetus?

A. following marin's question - is there a difference when it comes to twins?

Q. how do i determine what is the right weight i need to be? i know there is a way to calculate it, an equation , what are the parameters in it ?

A. I don't mean to burst any bubbles, but BMI is definitely not a good way to determine what weight you should be. If you considered that a body builder or a professional athlete is considered obese under BMI standards then you would know what I mean. Here is an article about it I found on Medical News Today: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/49991.php

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A definite determination had come into the mind of the defeated wife of the Winesburg hotel keeper.
The young inventor admitted knowing the youthful scientist, but that was all, Tom reiterating his determination not to let Professor Bumper be beaten in the race for the idol of gold.
shouted the whole mass, with an energy so startling, that the ruthless tyrants south of Mason and Dixon's line might almost have heard the mighty burst of feeling, and recognized it as the pledge of an invincible determination, on the part of those who gave it, never to betray him that wanders, but to hide the outcast, and firmly to abide the consequences.
It was now some time since Miss Taylor had begun to influence his schemes; but as it was not the tyrannic influence of youth on youth, it had not shaken his determination of never settling till he could purchase Randalls, and the sale of Randalls was long looked forward to; but he had gone steadily on, with these objects in view, till they were accomplished.
She wondered, with little intermission what could be the reason of it; was sure there must be some bad news, and thought over every kind of distress that could have befallen him, with a fixed determination that he should not escape them all.
Her devilish determination quite upset me for the moment.
When her hair was once more "respectable," she gave her skirts a shake, bent sideways to pull up her stockings and tighten her garters, looked at her watch, and then with an exclamation at the lateness of the hour, went over, with an air of desperate determination, to her bicycle.
Thus he found that the system of withholding the indispensable materials for production and subsistence from the laborers, except on condition of their supporting an idle class whilst accepting a lower standard of comfort for themselves than for that idle class, rendered the determination of just ratios of exchange, and consequently the practice of honest dealing, impossible.
It was because the editor was weak and poor and excused himself, that you repented your first determination.
The whole question of improved armaments has been approached by the governments of the earth in a spirit of nervous and unreflecting haste, whereas the right way was lying plainly before them, and had only to be pursued with calm determination.
This determination was concurred in by all his associates excepting Mr.
The people of Rattleborough had, indeed, so high an opinion of the wisdom and discretion of "Old Charley," that the greater part of them felt disposed to agree with him, and not make a stir in the business "until something should turn up," as the honest old gentleman worded it; and I believe that, after all this would have been the general determination, but for the very suspicious interference of Mr.

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