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textbook

A term of art referring to a patient, or the patient him- or herself, who presents with so many of the “classic” findings seen in a particular disease or condition, that one could regard it as if described in a textbook on the subject. (As in, “So-and-so has a textbook case of impetigo.”)

textbook

Informatics A treatise on a particular subject. See Bible.
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Detailed consideration of Twain's earliest burlesques of Sunday school books brings into sharp relief the differences between the "good children" of these works and Twain's Joan.
He pointed out that the General Establishment for Printings and School Books has allocated 300,000 copies of textbooks to Deir Ezzor province, asserting that some 200,000 copies were set to the province until now.
This author would still like to know what happened to the school books.
Portrayal of the 'Other' in Israeli and Palestinian School Books," however said that both Israeli and Palestinian school books omit important information about each other, creating obstacles to peace.
But Abdul Saboor Ghofrani, an Education Ministry spokesman, said that this year's school books are of a higher quality than those of previous years.
Norton's Old School Books would publish Himes's original manuscript--with its corrupt guards and homosexuality.
To help students understand how Saddam used Iraqi schools to teach students to equate patriotism with his rule and how school books are being revised to remove his influence.
AUTHOR JK Rowling is to appeal a German court ruling which allows the unlicensed printing of her Harry Potter series by passing them off as school books.
In response to a request from International Ministries last September, individuals and congregations contributed theological texts, nursery school books, and secondary school books -- 18,500 kilograms worth -- for shipment to Nigeria.
Figures for 1997 showed the UK already bottom of the international league table for spending on school books - with schools averaging just pounds 23.
More troubling, perhaps, is that the omission of women's writing, popular literature (from school books to devotional manuals), and recusant texts leads to an almost inescapable feeling that, as far as it is synonymous with the plain, conviction was the exclusive property of Puritan and Anglican men during the English Renaissance - Shakespeare's religion being anyone's guess - and generally confined to serious, even canonical texts.
Contract notice:provision of school books, non-school books and educational supplements 3 lots