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conversion of something to a different form.
culture change the sum of the changes that occur in a culture over time in response to various circumstances; such changes result from contact between groups and forces within the culture.
dressing change/wound care in the omaha system, the observing, cleansing, irrigating, or covering of a wound, lesion, or incision.
reciprocal c's the changes seen in leads facing the wall opposite to a myocardial infarction; they were formerly thought to be purely electrical but are now considered a sign of more extensive myocardial damage.
role change in the omaha system, movement away from or into a set of expected behavioral characteristics.
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(awl'ter-ā'shŭn), Do not confuse this word with alternation.
1. A change.
2. An act of making something different.
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The altered notes at the end of the first phrase begin a taper and sense of closure, but the open arpeggio immediately following reinvigorates the soloistic energy and extends the line an additional two bars.
Also, I found that it was easier to make the adjustments required for the altered notes on a natural horn mouthpiece.
"At the same time, I'd like to see them prosecuted for perjury because they altered notes and made false claims in court.