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mi·met·ic

(mi-met'ik, mī-),
1. Relating to mimesis.
2. Referring to facial expression; simulation of facial motor function.
[G. mimētikos, imitative]

mimetic

/mi·met·ic/ (mĭ-met´ik) pertaining to or exhibiting imitation or simulation, as of one disease for another.

mimetic

(mĭ-mĕt′ĭk, mī-)
adj.
Relating to, characteristic of, or exhibiting mimicry.

mi·met′i·cal·ly adv.

mimetic

adjective Referring to an agent, molecule or process that mimics another.
 
noun A therapeutic agent that mimics another.

mi·met·ic

(mi-met'ik)
Relating to mimesis.
Synonym(s): mimic.
[G. mimētikos, imitative]

mimetic

(of an organism) having evolved to resemble another species. see MIMICRY.
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Reversing an ancient dictum and thereby anticipating some of Girard's mimetic insights, Wilde vigorously maintains in his 1889 essay, "The Decay of Lying," that life imitates art.
All of his readings, of course, are predicated upon mimetic theory, but the reader need not know all of the intricacies of the theory before reading these texts.
As he goes on to say, "the mimetic quality of onomatopoeia is often not the simple, univocal (in the literal sense of the term: single vocalization) phenomenon it is most often made out to be, but rather a heterogeneous event of mimetic complexity, including spatial and temporal resonances as well as referential diversity" (21).
Eggs differing in color, however, were not more likely to be rejected than mimetic eggs.
However troubled, tormented, or neurotic the Romantics' engagement with the whole idea of mimesis might have been at times, they did make a convincing aesthetic out of the mimetic predicament.
The perennial reappearance of these coded attributes of sin and scandal should sound a bell for those with an ear for the mimetic processes at work, as they lead up to acts of sacrificial violence.
Not only did the Cuna possess mimetic technologies, however, for the ethnographer is equipped with a store of mimicking machines.
Kita (1997), for one, claims that adverbial mimetics in Japanese belong to the affecto-imagistic dimension of meaning, as opposed to the analytic dimension, and that "the semantics of a mimetic and that of other parts of a sentence are not fully integrated with each other despite the fact that they are syntactically integrated" (1997: 386).
In a poster entitled "Birinapant (TL32711), a small molecule Smac Mimetic, induces regressions in Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) Xenografts that express TNF and Syngergizes with TNF in Vitro - A report from the Pediatric Preclinical Testing Program (PPTP)" (Abstract # 3565), birinapant induced regressions in 2 of 3 ALL xenografts, with one of these showing a maintained complete response (CR).
SMAC mimetic and radiotherapy synergize to enhance antitumor immunity in lung cancer by targeting immunosuppressive cells
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Interest in Rene Girard's mimetic theory continues to grow.