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a·po·gee

(ap'ō-jē),
The peak of severity of the clinical manifestations of an illness.
[Fr., fr. Mod. L. apogaeum, fr. G. apogaios, far from the earth, fr. apo, + gaia, earth]

apogee

An obsolete term for the peak of a fever or illness; i.e., crisis.

a·po·gee

(ap'ō-jē)
The peak of severity of the clinical manifestations of an illness.
[Fr., fr. Mod. L. apogaeum, fr. G. apogaios, far from the earth, fr. apo, + gaia, earth]

a·po·gee

(ap'ō-jē)
The peak of severity of the clinical manifestations of an illness.
[Fr., fr. Mod. L. apogaeum, fr. G. apogaios, far from the earth, fr. apo, + gaia, earth]
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As an alternative, the 16-h three apogee (TAP) HEO orbit was proposed, providing similar polar coverage as the Molniya HEO system while minimizing the proton ionizing hazards.
A characteristic feature of these orbits is the existence of a few (1, 2, or 3) standing apogee points as shown in Figs, 1a and 1b.