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Greek name of Egyptian god Amun. See: Ammon's horn.


Friedrich A. von, German ophthalmologist and pathologist, 1799-1861. See: Ammon fissure, Ammon prominence.
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Greek name of the Egyptian god Amun.
Ammon horn - one of the two interlocking gyri composing the hippocampus, the other being the dentate gyrus. Synonym(s): cornu ammonis
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Part of this billion-dollar deal was our agreement with South Korea in launching AMEN.
As a member of Amen Corner, he was an important part of why we became a successful.
Amen Bank was founded in 1971 as CrAaAaAeA@dit Foncier et Commercial de Tunisi Its principal shareholder is the local Amen Group (owned by the Ben Yedder family), whose ownership of the Bank constitutes a controlling interest.
For comparative purposes, these AME values are corrected for N retention (AMEn) to convert all data on N equilibrium basis (Fisher, 2000; Leeson and Summers, 2001; Macleod, 2002).
The AMEn values of various diets were calculated by correction to zero nitrogen retention according to Hill and Anderson (1958) using the following formula with appropriate corrections made for differences in DM content:
As for the curiously named Amen Corner, not surprisingly it has its roots in religious practice.
Grand Exalted Ruler Amen congratulated the lodge members on their many successful charitable and patriotic accomplishments in the community.
Amen Corner "The Stones played Sophia Gardens and I went along, at which point that was it - I was sold," he said.
Amen received more than 5,000 contacts last year which represents a surge in demand of 18%.
Van Amen will take the position of executive vice president and chief investment officer, overseeing the company's investment portfolio, interest rate risk control and hedging, single family mortgage secondary marketing and wholesale funding.
Through her apothecary Amen sells a wide variety of international teas and spices, as well as small plated dishes that include vegan desserts, samosas (pastries stuffed with curried vegetables), and soups.
Amen, MD, say the growing public profile of a physician who in recent months has become a PBS fixture should in no way obscure the seriousness of his message for the professional community.