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Vox populi A generic name for a term that has been recently incorporated into the argot of a particular field
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Transgender-Used both as an umbrella term and as an identity.
Colenbrander and Dutton, that cerebral visual impairment is an umbrella term under which numerous different "neurological visual disorders" may exist.
Autism is no longer thought to be a single condition but, rather, an umbrella term for a number of predominately genetic conditions.
The word "laptop" has evolved into an umbrella term for "portable computer." Portable PCs today come in four main flavors, listed here by decreasing size: desktop replacements, laptops, notebooks and netbooks.
"ACS" is an umbrella term that covers any condition related to acute myocardial ischemia, a serious reduction in blood flow to the heart.
Others consider the term "Francophone" to be so tainted by neocolonial overtones that they would prefer to banish it altogether and rework the concept of "French" literature(s) to serve as an umbrella term for all writing in the French language, irrespective of the countries in which it is produced or the national origins of its authors.
People holding his point of view, and expressing it is the reason why so many of us don't respond to that umbrella term 'British', preferring Welsh, Scottish, or even English.
Dizziness is a broad umbrella term whose meaning includes peripheral vestibular symptoms as well as other symptoms, such as fainting, blacking-out spells, headaches, and lightheadedness.
Germany's Bayer and its partner Johnson & Johnson (New Brunswick NJ) will now start a final-stage phase III trial of Xarelto for preventing acute coronary syndrome (ACS)--an umbrella term covering symptoms ranging from severe chest pain to heart attacks--earlier than the previously planned date of second half of 2009.
Art is an umbrella term that encompasses a wide diversity of formats in which men and women work to create items of beauty that range from the simple to the complex and are in an continual state of evolving discovery as new techniques and mediums for artistic expression are developed with each new generation of artists.
Percussionist and Zili Misik founder Kera Washington describes the resulting sound as "this undefinable genre of music." The generic umbrella term of "world music" doesn't aptly describe the blend of genres and cultures, and Washington appreciates that audiences can recognize Trinidad, the Congo and gospel music in their songs.