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whitehead

 [hwīt´hed]
1. a comedo whose opening is not widely dilated, appearing as a small, flesh-colored papule; because the keratin and sebum produced cannot escape, it may rupture and cause an inflammatory lesion in the dermis. See also acne vulgaris. Called also closed comedo.
2. popular name for milium.

White·head

(wīt'hed),
Walter, English surgeon, 1840-1913. See: Whitehead deformity, Whitehead operation.

whitehead

/white·head/ (hwīt´hed)
1. milium.

whitehead

(wīt′hĕd′, hwīt′-)
n.
1. A skin lesion consisting of a hair follicle that is occluded with sebum and keratin, appearing white at the surface.
2. See milium.

whitehead

See comedo.

whitehead

(1) Closed comedo.
(2) Milia, see there.

mil·i·um

, pl. milia (mil'ē-ŭm, -ă)
A small subepidermal keratin cyst, usually multiple and therefore commonly referred to in the plural.
Synonym(s): whitehead (1) .
[L. millet]

closed co·me·do

(klōzd kom'ĕ-dō)
A comedo with a narrow or obstructed opening on the skin surface; closed comedos may rupture, producing a low-grade dermal inflammatory reaction.
Synonym(s): whitehead (2) .
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21) Alfred North Whitehead, Process and Reality, corrected ed.
professor da Sagrada Escritura em Puerto Rico, Buenos Aires e Managua, Em seu artigo "A teologia biblica e a filosofia procesual" mostra como desde o enfoque filosofico, criado por por Alfred North Whitehead, tem como tema central a doutrina da criacao.
23) Alfred North Whitehead, "Universities and their Function," The Aims of Education (NY: The Free P, 1967), 92.
But more narrowly and conventionally speaking, process thought is the school of Alfred North Whitehead and Charles Hartshorne.
In the spirit of Alfred North Whitehead, we are invited by the contributing authors to approach our current beliefs as if they only contain half of the truths we need in order to understand the questions we analyze (Hare 2000, 4).
Indeed, Alfred North Whitehead proclaimed that Christian theology holds the only metaphysical innovation since Plato.
Indeed, there is the argument put by Alfred North Whitehead, the philosopher, that modern science was invented once and only once, in the West (and not in China where technology was much more advanced) because of the propensity of Western thinkers to believe that God, although laying down very complex laws, was a reasonable, mathematically-inclined geometer.
After outlining the similarities between Bergson and Kazantzakis, the opening chapter introduces to this mix the work of the process thinker Alfred North Whitehead.
This will be of no surprise to those who have read the popular scientific and philosophical works of Alfred North Whitehead, Arthur Eddington, or James Jeans, the essays of Julian Huxley, the work of H.
A university is imaginative or it is nothing--at least nothing useful," warned Alfred North Whitehead in 1928 (Whitehead, 1929).
Alfred North Whitehead provides a superb formulation of the opposition between the notion of the soul, just explicated, and the reality of change or novelty in life: "The doctrine of the enduring soul with its permanent characteristics is exactly the irrelevant answer to the problem which life presents.
5] When Alfred North Whitehead said that in 1925, he was far ahead of his time.