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(ĭn-ĭsh′ăl) [L. initium, beginning]
Relating to the beginning or commencement of a thing or process.
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the cell or group of cells that differentiates to give rise to other tissues or organs, such as a MERISTEM.
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PV-positive axon terminals formed symmetrical synapses with mainly principal cell somata, proximal dendrites, and axon initial segments (AISs, Figures 3(e)-3(h)).
Moreover, 41 cases underwent traditional surgery, 11 cases were at the initial segment of the splenic artery, 6 were giant aneurysms, 5 were aneurysms adjacent to splenic portal, 5 were combined with wide and irregular aneurysm neck, 5 were abnormally combined with celiac trunk and superior mesenteric artery, 4 were multiple aneurysms, and 5 were general aneurysms in the middle and distal segment of splenic porta.
In fact, the size of the segment increases exponential order from the initial segment (Jussi Kangasharju, 2002).
The start-delimiter header is added and only delivered in initial segment. Clients can start receiving data after receiving the start-delimiter header.
There is also the prospect that Nour 1 could form just the initial segment of a considerably expanded solar power base in
(2) A visual inspection of the initial segment was completed first, as supplemental analytical results would verify absolute and quantifiable cleanliness.
The initial segment of Seattle's 15.6 mile Central Link Light Rail system, which opened in 2009, cost $2.4 billion ($154 million/mile).
When thermal time was used as the independent variable, greater homogeneity was found in the number of nodes, especially in the initial segment. The first segment of the number of nodes vs.
The initial segment calls for the satisfactory participation in the program for 90 days, and then, if "the program administrator and the [s]tate consent and the participation is satisfactory," the person will have to do a subsequent 90 days.
The March of Time typically began with an initial segment that introduced the subject.
The initial segment of a city-wide New Jersey Walk of Fame honoring 30 performing artists who were born or grew up in the Garden State, such as Jack Nicholson, Meryl Streep, John Travolta, Eddie Murphy, Frank Sinatra, Bruce Springsteen and Queen Latifah, was installed adjacent to the NJPAC Station.
The balance conjecture for the EM-sequence, still open, is the conjecture that the sequence of EM-sequence initial segment averages converges to 1/2.

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