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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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Apart from the sale of Indian High School textbooks, seven to eight per cent of Goyal's books' on sale are also used in other Indian schools in the UAE.
Showing the inaccuracy and distortion of facts, there are some more examples from Hindutva-inspired school textbooks: 'The first king of the Nanda dynasty, Mahapadma Nanda had so much wealth that if divided among the population, every person would get Rs.
Of greatest concern to the regime were school textbooks, their content, and how the material within the textbooks was being presented to students.
Authorities have identified school principals and officials they suspect of selling school textbooks to vendors and are currently gathering evidence, Ata said.
South Korea lodged a strong protest with Tokyo on Tuesday while China voiced displeasure after the Japanese education ministry once again approved school textbooks that contain territorial claims at dispute with the two neighbor countries.
THE NATIONAL Council for Educational Research and Training ( NCERT) is looking into the allegations of saffronisation of school textbooks by the BJP government in Karnataka.
KABUL (PAN): The distribution of millions of school textbooks for Afghan students that are stuck in a Pakistan port would begin soon for the winter season.
SCHOOL textbooks are teaching teenagers to pass exams rather than learn about a subject, Ofqual has warned.
Afghanistan's government is scrubbing the country's modern history from school textbooks for the sake of "national unity." Starting in the spring, students will get textbooks that lack any reference to events that occurred during the past 40 years.
The fruity giant announced it had already partnered with a variety of publishers, including Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, McGraw-Hill and Pearson, to develop digital high school textbooks.
This includes school textbooks, scientific works and French dictionaries.
School textbooks have been compiled, or modified, taking into consideration modern educational and scientific trends in designing, discussing and treating the topics according to students' levels and in order to serve as suitable educational tools.

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