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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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The PCTB's counsel requested the court to allow publishing of class 1 and 8 textbooks, adding that the petitioner-publishers had filed the petitions on baseless allegations.
In November 2013, the WCED published the "Framework for the management and retrieval of textbooks supplied to schools" which provides a basic framework for the management of textbooks and textbook retrieval in the WCED.
Given the ubiquity of ebook-reading devices on college campuses, it's interesting that students prefer print textbooks over ebooks, and that purchasing behavior supports that sentiment," said Morgan MacArthur, Direct Textbook Chief Technology Officer.
Quality Education for All' can be achieved through the provision of resources such as textbooks, quality teachers as well as conducive learning and teaching environments.
The textbook writer is also a student and keeps up with the literature within the field as well as with what's happening in the outside world, in the world of social media, the economy, and changing cultural beliefs, attitudes, and ways of behaving--to name just a few.
With that in mind, we can better understand the brouhaha that is breaking out about the latest study of Palestinian and Israeli textbooks, which found that while both sides largely present one-sided narratives, and while Israeli state textbooks are better on most measures, "dehumanizing and demonizing characterizations" are "rare" in both Israeli and Palestinian texts.
Akademos has also recently launched its own Textbook Adoption Tool which offers a comprehensive online portal for the faculty to choose textbooks based on quality and value.
Normally, when you sell your print textbook at the end of the semester you lose all the margin notes and highlights you made as you were studying.
As these approaches have their own merits in revealing problem characteristics that afford different opportunities for students' problem-solving experiences, this current study adopts both approaches in analyzing textbook problems.
Kristina Davey, a counselor for COC's Extended Opportunity Program, said the textbook issue is huge for students living in Santa Clarita -- already an expensive place to live.
The junior high textbook [weakens] history," a Shanghai history teacher wrote in an online discussion, "while the senior high school textbook eliminates it entirely.
Students pursue multiple strategies to get the books they need: Buy that $100 textbook new from the college store if necessary.