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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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"We are proud of our small but dedicated team at Ascendancy."
Bailey then century-the first the A superb ninth-wicket century stand between Mennie and Bailey nudged Lancs into ascendancy
People of Kashmir loath BJP's ascendancy. MM Sayeed made a serious mistake in allying with the BJP," Chidambaram said, adding the central and the state government were mishandling the Kashmir situation " very badly".
In the 1980s--some two centuries after the appearance of "Protestant ascendancy"--another conflict to this ascendancy emerged: not between people of different religion or ethnicity, but between professional academics in Irish history and Irish literature respectively.
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According to the contract, Ascendancy will serve as exclusive partner for EffRx to establish a distribution network in these regions and receive milestone payments and royalties from EffRx on distribution sales.
The myth of liberal ascendancy; corporate dominance from the Great Depression to the great recession.
Blues boss Lee Clark also saw Peter Lovenkrands hit a post and groaned: "Before they scored we were in the ascendancy. It's definitely two points dropped."
CAPTAIN Chris Robshaw attributed England's 23-13 victory over France to an improved defence as they moved into the ascendancy in the final quarter of the RBS Six Nations clash at Twickenham.
Summary: The selection of the UAE to chair two major technical committees for Halal standards has reiterated the global significance of the country as an important market and its ascendancy as a Halal hub in the region.
Tasmanians were the strongest supporters of Prince William's ascendancy at 90 per cent.