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antecedent

 [an″te-se´dent]
a precursor.
plasma thromboplastin antecedent (PTA) factor XI, one of the coagulation factors.

an·te·ced·ent

(an'te-sē'dent),
A precursor.
[L. antecedo, to go before]

antecedent

adjective Existing or occurring before, which may be linked to subsequent events. See Preexisting.

an·te·ced·ent

(an'tĕ-sē'dĕnt)
A precursor.
[L. antecedo, to go before]

an·te·ced·ent

(an'tĕ-sē'dĕnt)
A precursor.
[L. antecedo, to go before]
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In addition, the role of specific antecedents in exerting discriminative control over mand/tact emergence was evaluated by including standard and modified antecedent conditions.
Walker and Avant (2005) describe antecedents as "those events or incidents that must occur prior to the occurrence of the concept" (p.
First, Example (4) in Spanish, where the verb tenia is ambiguous between 1st and 3rd person singular, is satisfactory even without an overt subject pronoun in the 2nd sentence, because the null subject is recovered by reference to Juan, its antecedent in the initial sentence:
In an observational study of more than 20,000 older adults with pancreatic cancer, 10 antecedent diagnoses were found to be significantly associated with the cancer diagnosis.
Table 3: Model Parameters for Two-Factor Model: Wave 2 Path B B Antecedents to latent endogenous variable Roles [right arrow] Childbearing .156 *** Education [right arrow] Childbearing -.173 Age [right arrow] Childbearing .339 *** Financial security [right arrow] Childbearing .140 ** Symptoms [right arrow] Health/wellness .334 *** Latent endogenous variables to indicators Childbearing [right arrow] Fertility .679 *** Childbearing [right arrow] Relief .408 *** Health/wellness [right arrow] Attractiveness .845 *** Health/wellness [right arrow] Physical health .590 *** Latent endogenous variables Childbearing [right arrow] Health/wellness .384 *** ** p<.01.
"Antecedents of Work-family Conflict: A Meta-analytic Review." Journal of Organizational Behavior 32: 689-725.
Antecedent illness was recorded in 72 (57.6%) patient and respiratory tract infection (RTI) (31.2%) was the most common antecedent illness followed by gastroenteritis (16%) as shown in table-III.
The frequency and type of antecedent and consequent events also varied across the four videos.
He contended that the young age of the convicts, the fact that they had no criminal antecedents, the crime being " not pre- meditated" were mitigating factors in their favour.
The purpose of this study was to explore antecedents to falls in the acute care setting from the lived experiences of a diverse sample of expert health professionals, patient care assistants (1:1 safety sitters), VM technicians, nurses, and fall prevention experts.
Moonlighting and its four antecedents being addition in income, blocked promotion, skill diversity and job autonomy were independent variables.
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