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ep·i·phe·nom·e·non

(ep'i-fĕ-nom'ĕ-non),
A symptom appearing during the course of a disease, not of usual occurrence, and not necessarily associated with the disease.

epiphenomenon

/epi·phe·nom·e·non/ (ep″ĭ-fĕ-nom´ĕ-non) an accessory, exceptional, or accidental occurrence in the course of any disease.

epiphenomenon

(ĕp′ə-fĭ-nŏm′ə-nŏn′)
n. pl. epiphenome·na (-nə)
1. A secondary phenomenon that results from and accompanies another: "Exploitation of one social class or ethnic group by another [is] an epiphenomenon of real differences in power between social groups" (Harper's).
2. An additional condition or symptom in the course of a disease, not necessarily connected with the disease.

ep′i·phe·nom′e·nal adj.
ep′i·phe·nom′e·nal·ly adv.

ep·i·phe·nom·e·non

(ep'i-fĕ-nom'ĕ-non)
A symptom appearing during the course of a disease, not of usual occurrence, and not necessarily associated with the disease.

ep·i·phe·nom·e·non

(ep'i-fĕ-nom'ĕ-non)
Symptom appearing during disease course, not of usual occurrence, and not necessarily associated with the disease.
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To conclude, it is essential to point out that only when the invisible-hand theory is combined with the Anlageteleologie of rational actions and with the cognitive embodied construal of the mind and its epiphenomena can we claim to advance a comprehensive model of explaining the socio-cultural evolution of language.
First, in confusing collateral products and epiphenomena, Staats misinterprets Skinner's (1975, p.
The signs of institutional rationalization, the literature of republican political thought, and the humanists' concern to articulate an ethic of civic harmony that are habitually cited to identify what is distinctive about Renaissance political culture were epiphenomena.
This tempo fluctuates according to the complexity of the notes played (and heard) and their epiphenomena (the secondary sounds resulting from the division of the main note after being played on any instrument).
Here, the monuments that Miller and Shanks constructed over the first few hundred pages are often reduced to an analogy of the kind of struggle we often face in the classroom: bogging down in the epiphenomena that are attractive to not-quite-mature minds while trying to infuse them with a larger vision.
In other words, these negative influences are largely epiphenomena of dysfunctional families.
Secondly, the confidence to speak in architectonic narrative forms reflects a general sense that details matter less than perspective, that historical facts are only epiphenomena of an architectonic paradigm or hermeneutic, so that a sufficient knowledge of "facts" can be acquired solely through the practice of a hermeneutical or an ideological critique in itself, since any "fact" can itself be reduced to an expression or the symptom of a hermeneutic or ideology.
Insofar as Tsung-mi presents an ontology, it is to claim that only the "one mind" is ultimately existent: all other, conditioned phenomena are "merely the ever-changing images reflected on the surface of the mind, nothing more than the epiphenomena (mo) of the intrinsically enlightened true mind" (p.
The old left had tended to ignore or event resist issues of gender and race, assuming these were unimportant epiphenomena of the basis conflicts of economic power.
Insofar as antireductionist theories locate conscious properties outside--or 'above'--the organism, they threaten to reduce them to mere epiphenomena.
Reducing fiction to allegory carries the risk of dismissing as unimportant epiphenomena the plot elements and character interactions for which the implied audience reads the story to begin with.
For noninvasive prenatal diagnosis, markers that directly reflect changes in chromosome dosage are preferred over indirect markers that are associated with epiphenomena (1, 2).