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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.”)
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textbook

Informatics A treatise on a particular subject. See Bible.
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Michelle Fahy, online store manager at Schoolbooks.ie said of the initiative: "Schoolbooks.ie is delighted to partner with Tesco Ireland to help give parents the best value possible for the Back to School season."
Development of governmental and non- governmental parts in the affairs of production, publication and distribution of educational resources and materials under supervision of ministry of education policies, with stress on policy of educational packages production and regarding multi-author policy in schoolbooks (strategies 3-9)
Slightly embarrassed, I told her that even though my living room had piles of items carefully stacked on the sofas and an assortment of schoolbooks balanced on the side of the dining table, I had not been in the middle of a major cleaning project.
The number of printed schoolbooks has decreased in the last few months.
As part of the class, the children worked on the reproduction of Victorian schoolbooks while they wore Victorian costumes.
In the past couple of years Turkmenistan has implemented several projects aimed at creating conducive environment for promotion of peace and stability in Afghanistan, including construction of schools and hospitals, rebuilding of Kushka-Turgundi railway segment, provision of schoolbooks and supplies, free supply of wheat flour, winter clothing and other household items for adjoining provinces of Afghanistan.
Summary: King Mohammed VI launched, Monday in the northern city of Tetuan, a $ 26.6 mln nation-wide initiative meant to provide one million needy children with schoolbooks and stationery.
"The kind of thing I read about in the schoolbooks when I was a kid was who was General Wolfe?" he said.
For while the other invited guests and I were all nudging him anxiously and urging him to partake of the celebration buffet before it all disappeared, Neil just smiled at us politely and carried on selflessly wading into the throng of excited youngsters pressing him to autograph their programmes, schoolbooks, T-shirts and any other porous surface upon which could be captured a precious moment with this quiet-spoken and most unassuming hero.
Senior officers leading the massive hunt said the profile, together with a full set of fingerprints, has been pieced together by analysing items from the youngster's bedroom and other objects, including her schoolbooks.
Senior officers leading the hunt said the profile, together with a full set of fingerprints, has been pieced together by analysing items from the youngster's bedroom and other objects, including her schoolbooks.
The father of two teenagers is an art school graduate who went on to work as a graphic designer at various agencies before becoming an illustrator of children's schoolbooks. Baker also spent a year doing volunteer work in Egypt.