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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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Each pupil will receive 4 text books of English, Kiswahili, Science and Mathematics.
As Biology deals with living organisms in the world, a lot of increase in biological information is appeared, so there is greater need of continuously adding up-to-date knowledge to the biology text book at each level of education.
We can take the example of other schools run by Pakistan Air Force, Navy or Army these schools are out of the domain of the text book boards.
Therefore, the Centre should immediately intervene and ensure it is removed from text books to respect Tamils' sentiments," DMK chief M Karunanidhi said.
Over all, the language of the text book is suitable to the readers in the industry and academia on account of its simple and easy to understand English language deployed in the text.
By the 12th Century it had become the leading text book for medical education in the schools of Europe.
Tenders are invited for To provide the services of computer programmer, accounts assistants, data entry operators, multi task assistant & house keeping to karnataka text book society.
Under the new text book distribution policy, each student in public secondary and primary schools will receive 6 and 4 core subject text books respectively.
MULTAN -- Punjab Curriculum and Text Book Board (PCTB) has given approval to introduce three new groups at Inter level in all nine Boards of Intermediate and Secondary Education including Medical Technologies, Fine Arts and Engineering Technologies.
VERDICT: Sometimes in a text book you can find things more quickly.
This grammar text book by Gunlog Josefsson of Lund University, Sweden is written entirely in Swedish (translation of the title by the reviewer).
Having said this, parts do not stand up to close scrutiny, reading more like well written text book material than professional guidance.