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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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that I knew too well upon what solid reasons all the determinations of the wise HOUYHNHNMS were founded, not to be shaken by arguments of mine, a miserable YAHOO; and therefore, after presenting him with my humble thanks for the offer of his servants' assistance in making a vessel, and desiring a reasonable time for so difficult a work, I told him I would endeavour to preserve a wretched being; and if ever I returned to England, was not without hopes of being useful to my own species, by celebrating the praises of the renowned HOUYHNHNMS, and proposing their virtues to the imitation of mankind.
However, Arthur Donnithorne, as he winds among the pleasant lanes on horseback in the morning sunshine, has a sincere determination to open his heart to the rector, and the swirling sound of the scythe as he passes by the meadow is all the pleasanter to him because of this honest purpose.
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.
He rumpled his hair with a quick, excited gesture, which with him often announces a new determination, and I could see that my suggestion took hold of him.
But remembering Edna's whimsical turn of mind of late, and foreseeing that she had immediately acted upon her impetuous determination, he grasped the situation with his usual promptness and handled it with his well-known business tact and cleverness.
He was just as kind and gentle as before, but there was more purpose and determination in all that he did -- as if he had jumped at once from a boy into a man.
The tyrant observed the whisper, and conjectured its import, though he could not hear what was said; and he inwardly strengthened himself in his determination to keep the power he possessed over his victim.
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.
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.

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