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can·de·la (cd),

The SI unit of luminous intensity, 1 lumen per m2; the luminous intensity, in a given direction, of a source that emits monochromatic radiation of frequency 540 × 1012 Hz and that has a radiant intensity in that direction of 1/683 W per steradian (solid angle).
Synonym(s): candle


Etymology: L, candela, light
(in optics) the basic unit of measurement for luminous intensity, equal to 1/60 of the luminous intensity of a square centimeter of a black body heated to 1773.5° C or the solidification temperature of platinum, adopted in 1948 as the international standard of luminous intensity. Also called candela [kandē′lə] .
Candesartan vs. Losartan Efficacy Study. A trial comparing the antihypertensive effect of candesartan cilexetil—Atacand®—with losartan— Cozaar®
Conclusion Atacand®, an angiotensin receptor blocker, provided a significantly greater reduction in diastolic blood pressure than Cozaar®


Cardiology A clinical trial–Candesartan versus Losartan Efficacy Comparison–to compare the antihypertensive effect of candesartan cilexetil–Atacand® with losartan. See Candesartan cilexetil.
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Candler (1827-1911), one of the last survivors of the 1850s civil service, acted as Burke county coroner (1857-1897) and then as Melbourne coroner (1897-1907).
Candler advances the John Milbank/ Catherine Pickstock hermeneutics of recovery of medieval theology and suspicion of univocal Derridean notions of "the book" by arguing for "new ways of reading the Glossa Ordinaria and the Summa Theologiae, as informed by Augustine's account of rhetoric" (165).
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Lartey (Professor of Pastoral Theology, Care and Counseling at Candler School of Theology, Emory University, Atlanta) presents Pastoral Theology in an Intercultural World, a scholarly response to the question: how can today's pastors model their venues of care in an increasingly globalized society characterized by marked sociocultural differences and ambiguities?