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recess

 [re´ses, re-ses´]
a small, empty space or cavity.
epitympanic recess a small upper space of the middle ear, containing the head of the malleus and the body of the incus. Called also attic and epitympanum.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

re·cess

(rē'ses), [TA]
A small hollow or indentation.
Synonym(s): recessus [TA]
[L. recessus]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

re·cess

(rē'ses) [TA]
A small hollow or indentation.
Synonym(s): recessus [TA] .
[L. recessus]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

re·cess

(rē'ses) [TA]
A small hollow or indentation.
[L. recessus]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Curiously, election years and congressional recesses were not statistically significant factors in the model.
Berwick to lead CMS on July 7 during a congressional recess, bypassing what looked to be a lengthy fight in the Senate for the nominee's confirmation.
"To that end, we request you hold hearings before the July Fourth congressional recess with Secretary (of State Hillary) Clinton, Ambassador (Richard) Holbrooke and Ambassador (Karl) Eikenberry to provide very specific responses to these inquiries," the Senators demanded.
During the congressional recess, a number of lawmakers hosted town hall-style meetings to discuss the legislation, provide clarity on proposals and solicit feedback from their constituents.
Concerns about healthcare legislation escalated in August as representatives met constituents in their home districts during the congressional recess.
During the congressional recess, many senators and House members arrived home to find well-organized protests objecting to what protesters called "government-run health care." The administration scrambled to reassert its message amid the rising din, in part by launching a "Reality Check" Web page (www.whitehouse.gov/reality-check) and hosting a national Webcast.
In addition to extending the tax credit, Robson said home builders will be meeting with their lawmakers in their home districts during the August congressional recess and urging them to:
August will combine the usual downtime of a congressional recess and Obama's planned vacation (reportedly on Martha's Vineyard in Massachusetts) with continuing and active politicking on the healthcare reform issue on both sides of the debate.
senators want their colleagues to end partisan bickering and convene an energy summit immediately after the congressional recess for Independence Day.
A meeting between the members of Congress and conference representatives to discuss Catholic leadership on the issue is expected to take place following the August congressional recess.
That was last Friday morning when a small delegation from Cambridge and Somerville, MA, were visiting the Congressman, known for his bluntness, as part of the nationwide UFPJ (United For Peace and Justice) home lobbying effort during the Congressional recess.Later that day, Dennis Kucinich made an appearance at Harvard, where he was asked the same question, the reason for removing the Iran provision.

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