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reciprocal

/re·cip·ro·cal/ (re-sip´ro-k'l″)
1. being equivalent or complementary.
2. inversely related; opposing.

reciprocal

(rĭ-sĭp′rə-kəl)
adj.
1. Physiology Of or relating to a neuromuscular phenomenon in which the excitation of one group of muscles is accompanied by the inhibition of another.
2. Genetics Of or designating a pair of crosses in which the male or female parent in one cross is of the same genotype or phenotype as the complementary female or male parent in the other cross.

re·cip′ro·cal′i·ty (-kăl′ĭ-tē), re·cip′ro·cal·ness (-kəl-nĭs) n.
re·cip′ro·cal·ly adv.

reciprocal

(rĭ-sĭp′rō-kăl) [L. reciprocus, alternate]
Interchangeable.

reciprocal

mathematically the reciprocal of x is 1/x. See also translocation.

reciprocal crosses
matings of two phenotypes in which both the male and the female of both phenotypes are crossed, usually to detect sex linkage.
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A list of European Union countries and countries that have reciprocal arrangements with the UK is available from the DWP website: http://www.
33) Under reciprocal compensation these termination costs would be paid by the provider that originated the call after that provider had billed its customer.
The core area of reciprocal constructions is easy to identify in terms of prototypical examples, but there are problems at the periphery, and the task of providing explicit criteria for their identification across languages and their delimitation from other constructions is certainly not a trivial one.
By partnering, Reciprocal and AMS are bringing together two major players in eBook distribution and sales," said Mike Looney, Senior Director of eBooks, Adobe Systems Incorporated.
The Reciprocal Digital Clearing Service leverages leading DRM technology from InterTrust Technologies Corporation, Microsoft Corp.
Modern Library has been a bastion of literary excellence for a long time, and we're truly honored to be working with them on this monumental initiative," said Matthew Moynahan, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Reciprocal Publishing.
Additionally, HUGKY intends to operate as a non-assessable reciprocal, meaning that policyholders will not be "assessed" to pay for losses if HUGKY's losses are greater than anticipated.
Reciprocal Asia-Pacific will focus on serving Asian media companies, distributors and retailers in new and exciting ways, helping them to effectively deliver their content to online consumers.
Reciprocal will provide digital rights management and transaction services support for the direct e-commerce activities at iPublish.
In reciprocal agreement states, with holding and income tax filing will generally not be required in the individual's nonresident state, if the only income is from wages, salary and other compensation for personal services rendered in the nonresident state.
Women, Power, and Ethnicity: Working Toward Reciprocal Empowerment.