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prototype

 [pro´to-tīp]
the original type or form that is typical of later individuals or species.

pro·to·type

(prō'tō-tīp),
The primitive form; the first form to which subsequent individuals of the class or species conform.
[proto- + G. typos, type]

prototype

[prō′tətīp]
Etymology: Gk, protos, first, typos, mark
the primary or original form of an object or organism.

pro·to·type

(prō'tō-tīp)
The primitive form; the first form to which subsequent individuals of the class or species conform.
[proto- + G. typos, type]

prototype

the original type or form that is typical of later individuals or species.
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Therefore, this group's endorsement of prototypic depressive symptoms may be reflective of their relatively nontraditional masculinity.
Similar to the findings of Zanskas and Strohmer (2010), the SEC/I model work environment on the PCI is only moderately congruent with the prototypic rehabilitation counselor SAI personality identified on the SII (Donnay et al.
Prototypes also include "the prototypic person's thoughts and feelings" in "typical settings.
This prototypic synthetic procedure succeeded in supporting the hypothesis that beta-cyclodextrin could be derivatized to form a family of monomers having both polymerizable and ionizable ligand groups attached by means of ether linkages.
In this paper the ferroic species whose ferroic point group which is a sub group of order two of the prototypic point group are associated to the alternating representation of the quasi crystals from which the numbers of independent constants are determined and are tabulated.
The orientation that a person cultivates in mindfulness represents a prototypic "approach-based" strategy.
27) This requires thought, time and financial commitment to a shared future of improved health care for all citizens, with those with developmental disabilities serving as a prototypic model since they represent individuals with greater needs, thereby challenging our traditional practices of developing systems for those with the least needs.
On the other side of this relationship, various maternal prototypic patterns begin to take shape.
The prototypic syndrome consists of impaired or fluctuating attention and lessened visuospatial and executive function.
For those not familiar with the term (and this probably would have been almost everyone 15 years ago), a prototypic evidence-based program is one that has been rigorously tested and has been shown to have a meaningful and statistically significant effect on the outcome for which the program was designed (e.
This "referential process, the mechanism of transformation from subsymbolic information to nonverbal and then to verbal symbols" rests upon constructing prototypic images in ways that allow "bidirectional" communication between systems and "recursive" effects upon systems--i.