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sacralization

 [sa″kral-ĭ-za´shun]
anomalous fusion of the fifth lumbar vertebra with the first segment of the sacrum.

sa·cral·i·za·tion

(sā'krăl-i-zā'shŭn),
Lumbar development and appearance of the first sacral vertebra.

sacralization

/sa·cral·iza·tion/ (sa″kral-ĭ-za´shun) anomalous fusion of the fifth lumbar vertebra with the first segment of the sacrum.

sacralization

1. Congenital fusion of the lowest lumbar vertebra to the top of the SACRUM; a harmless condition.
2. A surgical procedure to fuse the lowest lumbar vertebra to the sacrum in the treatment of SPONDYLOLISTHESIS.

sacralization

anomalous fusion of the last lumbar vertebra with the first segment of the sacrum.
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This article conducts a comparative textual analysis of the writings and speeches of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk and Fetullah Gulen focusing on four main themes: (1) sacralization of modern knowledge, science and education; (2) militarism and centrism; (3) statism and corporatism, and; (4) ethnic nationalism and Turkism.
Not surprisingly, the same discursive processes that secularized or "republicanized" Catholic narratives also triggered the sacralization or "catholization" of republicanism.
This claim is then buttressed by condensed readings of political economy (Ruskin, Smith, Ricardo, Mill and Jevons) in which structurally similar dynamics occur; for example, in Smith and Ricardo "the circular, gift-sacrifice economy embedded within the labor theory of value enacts a self-referential structure in which labor's sacrifice functions as a mode of sacralization that tacitly consecrates the economic system" (86).
83) However, Bennett does not ask one significant question: how does the politics of sacralization affect daughters and sisters?
The 1969 issue of Concilium entitled Sacralization and Secularization, for example, takes a version of disenchantment as its starting point.
55) Where the ideology inexorably devolves, for Spindelman, is an "erotics of death," (56) the sacralization of violence that, at its limitless limit, "entails a right to die for sex and also a right to kill in its name.
In dialogue with the expanding bibliography on self-fashioning fascism, the sacralization of politics, and the aesthetics of violence, Ferrari treats the culture of spectacle as a text to expose discursive practices that glossed the regime's totalitarian aspirations.
For this reason I will propose five possible symptoms of this mystification, manifesting itself in the following forms: coagulation of the meaning; sacralization of the profane; profanization of the sacred; objectification of the transcendental and the commodification of religion.
As a war hero whose disability preceded the war and who died in battle, he occupies a peculiar position both in the memorial culture of the First World War and in the sacralization of the soldier's body.
Henry's interest is in Gordin's process of adaptation as it functioned in the context of the American-Jewish diaspora as a "literary reclamation and sacralization .
Other features of the sacralization of the monarch in the 16th century included the addition to the coronation ceremony of the rite of anointing, which equated the tsar with Christ (Greek christos = the anointed one) (114).
This sacralization of the pub of democracy was achieved by the eminently conservative William Jennings Bryan and the suffragettes, who insisted that the realm of light would be more likely to triumph if only it were better represented.