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, pl.


(thē'sis, -sēz),
1. Any theory or hypothesis advanced as a basis for discussion.
2. A proposition submitted by the candidate for a doctoral degree in some universities, which must be sustained by argument against any objections offered.
3. An essay on a medical topic prepared by the graduating student.
[G. a placing, a position, thesis]
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The descriptive study based on literature review was conducted in Turkey from February to March 2014, and comprised master's theses and PhD dissertations on the CAM methods in Turkey.
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DMA dissertation, The University of Texas at Austin, ProQuest, UMI Dissertations Publishing, 2009, 90 pages; 3502533.