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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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Patrick O'Connor, of Tesco Ireland, added: "We know that back to school can be a stressful time for all parents, so we wanted to help customers by giving parents an opportunity to earn additional Clubcard points during their schoolbook shopping.
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.
Marcus and Crook present a number of quotes which serve as examples from PA schoolbooks, which teach children to imagine a world without Israel.
The sovereign, who was briefed on this initiative, visited schoolbooks' stockroom and delivered schoolbags, laden with schoolbooks and stationery, to 30 pupils.
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.
She set out to challenge stereotypes of Aboriginal Canadians depicted in their schoolbooks.
Peill and Icelandic chanteuse Thorunn Antonia harmonise throughout, their vocal work on songs such as Schoolbooks and Skulls And Flesh And More magically mesmerising.