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textbook

A term of art referring to a patient, or the patient him- or herself, who presents with so many of the “classic” findings seen in a particular disease or condition, that one could regard it as if described in a textbook on the subject. (As in, “So-and-so has a textbook case of impetigo.”)

textbook

Informatics A treatise on a particular subject. See Bible.
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Michelle Fahy, online store manager at Schoolbooks.
Then, there is statistically no significant difference between female and male teachers' viewpoints on adoption of originality variable to natural sciences schoolbook of grade seven.
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Independent scholar Fleming unravels the complexities behind the schoolbook interpretations of what happened and could have happened to diplomats, soldiers, and crowned heads as America, France and Britain sorted out who had actually won the war.
JOHN Lennon's schoolbook is expected to fetch pounds 100,000 when it goes under the hammer later this month.
GREECE is being threatened with legal action by the European Commission over its failure to abide by European Union (EU) rules insisting on international open tendering for its schoolbook production.
A third blue work really does persistently look like an abstract composition until you learn the title, at which point Road Trip, 2001, with its white triangle within a beige rectangle at the bottom, seems to show the quintessential schematic representation of a straightaway leading into the distance, the schoolbook illustration of perspective.
In part, this is the story of white Anglo-Saxon supremacy in America, as Takaki documents the racism explicit in the words of the Vikings, the Pilgrims, Thomas Jefferson, Ben Franklin, Andrew Jackson, and other traditional schoolbook heroes.
SchoolBook will include coverage by New York Times and WNYC reporters; user-friendly, interactive tools to help parents and others analyze schools; and platforms for community journalism and discussion.
I don't think that there exists a single Hebrew schoolbook that does not mention the fact that Jericho and Hebron are part of Eretz Israel.