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Janus

(1) A logical design developed by the FDA for a data warehouse intended to integrate submission data, protocol descriptions and analysis plans from clinical and animal studies into an FDA review environment using a set of validated, standards-based tools to allow reproducible cross-study, data mining and retrospective comparative analysis.
(2) The name assigned to a component of the NCI's Clinical Research Information Exchange (CRIX) initiative, representing a joint NCI/FDA project to develop a physical implementation of the Janus model.

Janus,

in Roman mythology, the two-faced god of gates; one face looks forward and the other face looks backward.
Janus-faced - marked by deliberate deceitfulness. Synonym(s): double-faced; duplicitous; two-faced
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It shows human nature as it is - weak, duplicitous, sometimes evil, essentially kind and occasionally marvellous.
ROB Pocock ( Mail, March 27) is guilty of using the same play on words - constitution/treaty - as the duplicitous Labour government have used as an excuse for not allowing the British people the referendum they were promised in their last election manifesto.
As mentioned, so far we know little about the competitors -- the requisite religious family team so far has emerged as the most duplicitous, and the group of former Miss USA contestants actually say things like, ``Let's save our manipulation for when we really need it.
THEREaremany people who complain that they have had to given up on politics because politicians are so duplicitous.
She's come across as duplicitous and publicity seeking.
Why it's here: A lot of academy voters just didn't get it, and that prevented Anthony Minghella's glamorous and seductive adaptation of lesbian author Patricia Highsmith's wicked novel from copping either Best Director or Best Picture consideration, It also left pretty boy Matt Damon, so subtly convincing as the duplicitous, closeted Ripley, out in the cold.
Wilson repeats this scene, where the theosophical speculation of the play is phrased in terms of photography: The world is a duplicate wherein everything is turned inside-out, a duplicitous repetition introducing falsity into the cosmos.
Word needs to get out on the Internet that content piracy is not only duplicitous, it is actionable, and my company is not afraid to take action.
Everything's here - the exotic locations, the glitz, the duplicitous men and the women taken for a ride, desperate to get their own back.
IT'S coming out in all its disgraceful, duplicitous detail.
SIR - The First Minister is a bit of an expert on duplicitous one-liners, and he was at it yet again (Letters, Nov 24).