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ascend

(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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Muscat: As part of his visit to Brunei Darussalam to participate on behalf of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said in the celebrations of the golden jubilee of Sultan of Brunei's ascending the throne, His Highness Sayyid Asa'ad bin Tariq Al Said, Deputy Prime Minister for External Relations and Cooperation, Special Representative of His Majesty the Sultan and his accompanying delegation visited, on Saturday, Royal Regalia Museum at Bandar Seri Begawan, capital of Brunei Darussalam.
It was the first time King Abdullah had named a cabinet since ascending the throne in August 2005 after the death of his brother, King Fahd.
Among them are: the establishment of a centralized government, the rising influence of Confucianism, the frequency of a young child ascending the throne as the Han emperor, as well as the development of Han cosmology which corresponds the universe to human development.
In the remaining three options, however, males are given precedence over females in ascending the throne, which spawned speculation that the government is still looking for ways to preserve the male-dominant line in the event that the crown prince and princess eventually have a son, analysts say.
The boys' father would become King Edward VII, but Wright's fictitious Prince Eddy dies before ascending the throne.
THE Archbishop of Canterbury yesterday acknowledged there was a 'real debate' over the future of the 299-year-old Act of Settlement which prevents Roman Catholics and other non-Protestants ascending the throne.
THE leader of the Church of England yesterday backed Cardinal Thomas Winning's call for a debate on the 300-year-old barrier to Roman Catholics ascending the throne.
Then a century ago, the imperial code was changed to forbid a woman from ascending the throne.
Makkah, Rabi'II 02, 1437, January 12, 2016, SPA -- The Muslim World League (MWL) has praised the achievements made by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud within one year of his ascending the throne.
This all came during the Minister's attendance of a reception held earlier at the Moroccan embassy to commemorate the 16th anniversary of King Mohammad VI ascending the throne of his country.
MADINAH: Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman arrived in Madinah on Tuesday accompanied by several princes and senior officials for his first visit since ascending the throne.
His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said has also received a cable of thanks from King Philippe of the Kingdom of Belgium on the occasion of ascending the throne of the kingdom.