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(ă-send′) [L. ascendere, to climb up]
To move from the lower part of the body toward the head. Guillain-Barré syndrome is an example of an ascending paralysis, which begins in the feet and progresses upward to the muscles of the legs, abdomen, and chest.
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Cytiva cardiomyocytes joins the first Ascendance stem cell-derived product, VascuNet, which is used for analysing the capability of cancer drug candidates to inhibit the formation of blood vessels (angiogenesis) as well as being evaluated as a tool for understanding the toxicologic effects of drug candidates on the cells lining the walls of blood vessels (endothelial cells).
Corral's Yale Younger Poets Prize, and Juan Felipe Herrera's Poet Laureateship--have put the tensions between the cultural ascendance of Latinos and their civic abjection in sharp relief, thereby highlighting an asymmetry between the Republic of Letters and the Republic of Super PACs.
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With the ascendance of the Internet, followed by mobile devices and social media, many advertisers have become focused on delivering their messages through newer channels, as opposed to more traditional media, like magazines or television ads.
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Consequently, the index's ascendance indicates the time is right to undertake a pension risk transfer deal by the end of this year and into the next.
Duff McDonald writes that The Firm's ascendance is inextricably intertwined with the evolution of the American corporate culture it helped create.
The test was conducted with an objective to assess the capability of security solutions in fighting malware with an unmatched ascendance. As per the test results, eScan Internet Security Suite with Cloud Security utilizes fairly low resources and the scanning speed was good.
This reference for general readers and students in high school and up describes the life of the pope who stepped down in February 2013, from his early experiences as a reluctant Hitler Youth soldier and two months in an American POW camp at the end of WWII, through his education, his career in the priesthood, and his ascendance through the Catholic hierarchy to become Pope.
The Runaway King: The Ascendance Trilogy, Book Two.
The prime headline in al-Ayyam newspaper featured ascendance of more than 300,000 Muslim worshipers to al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem's Old City on the fourth Friday in the holy month of Ramadan.
He led the company's product development and marketing efforts during its ascendance as an architectural lighting company and was its president from 1972-82.