accentuation


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accentuation

[aksen′cho̅o̅·ā′shən]
Etymology: L, accentus, accent
an increase in distinctness or loudness, as in heart sounds.
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Caption: FIGURE Lichenification (A), Hypopigmentation (B), Perifollicular Accentuation (C), Palmar Hyperlinearity (D), Xerosis (E)
Thus, according to the obtained data, 68% of patients with hypertension and 63% with coronary artery disease have the emotive type of accentuation.
Because longitudinal panel studies represent a superior methodology for testing accentuation effects, our lack of carefully controlled panel data is one of the important limitations of our research to date.
The most detailed rules of Mari accentuation are found in [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] 2003:104-108.
Ce style alors exige une moindre accentuation sur la gestion des taches aussi bien que sur l'appui apporte aux employes.
In characterizing premorbid personality traits we were using the classification of psychopathy by Gannushkin (1933), Kerbikova (1965) and classification of character accentuations Licko (1977).
The green overlay demonstrates the accentuation of the J wave as the patient was further cooled to 29[degrees]C.
All this forced precise accentuation, which I heard in abundance from the chorus, showing some real discipline.
There won't be a lot of accentuation of the positive.
There was no accentuation of the winging on forward flexion of the shoulder against resistance.
Conditioning products that naturally promote lash growth are another booming area of eye accentuation.
In his visible accentuation of the setting's artificiality, he demonstrates that any identity is constructed and is thus only a role, but also that no "freedom" can be derived from this insight--the hierarchically structured rules of behavior maintain their force.