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framework

 [frām´werk]
the basic structure about which something is formulated or built.
conceptual framework (theoretical framework) an organization or matrix of concepts that provides a focus for inquiry.

frame·work

(frām'wŏrk),
1.
2. In dentistry, the skeletal prosthesis (usually metal) around which and to which are attached the remaining portions of the prosthesis to produce the finished appliance (partial denture).

frame·work

(frām'wŏrk)
A structure that supports or encloses something.

frame·work

(frām'wŏrk)
In dentistry, skeletal prosthesis (usually metal) around which and to which are attached the remaining portions of the prosthesis to produce a partial denture.
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The half of the sampled Pseudodiploria colonies (38 or 50 %) presented perforations in their skeletal structure (mainly in the septa) or an internal hollow in the structure.
Generally known in vision science as "skeletal structure" or a "topological skeleton", particular formulations of such schematic structure include Marr's (1982) "axes of elongation", and Feldman and Singh's (2006) "medial axis transforms".
In species with a somewhat similar skeletal structure to moose (e.g., horses [Equus caballus]), detailed anatomical information exists which suggests that there are significant observable differences between male and female pelvises.
I would like to respond to the reviewer's comment in the penultimate paragraph: "It's a pity Gale didn't introduce the skeletal structure or beta of all four parts simultaneously and then slowly add new tools and features."
CONSIDER the skeletal structure of the human arm and compare it with that of a bat's wing, a whale's flipper, a mole's foreleg.
As well as providing 3D images, the X-rays could offer information on how old the people were when they died, their gender, what they may have looked like, their skeletal structure, their teeth and other fascinating facts about their lives.
Known as the bird nest, the 80,000-seat, skeletal structure is a unique and innovative piece of architecture.
The flatfish eyes and skeletal structure underwent small, incremental changes, says Alex Schreiber, a developmental biologist who studies flatfish at St.
The animal's thick skeletal structure and muscle mass helped him avoid any injuries, Mr.
The assailant's key immobilization zones are superimposed against the skeletal structure for effective comprehension in extreme response and immobilization training.
Brian Hainline, MD: You can look at orthopedic surgery as being focused on the skeletal structure and basic biomechanics, while neurology is about the brain, spinal chord and peripheral nerves, and the physiology of the nervous system.
Rodger said that the famous skeletal structure, which was built in 1911 and is Grade II listed, is fast becoming far more than just a means of getting from A to B however.