epiphenomenon


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ep·i·phe·nom·e·non

(ep'i-fĕ-nom'ĕ-non),
A symptom appearing during the course of a disease, not of usual occurrence, and not necessarily associated with the disease.

epiphenomenon

(ĕp′ə-fĭ-nŏm′ə-nŏn′)
n. pl. epiphenome·na (-nə)
1. A secondary phenomenon that results from and accompanies another: "Exploitation of one social class or ethnic group by another [is] an epiphenomenon of real differences in power between social groups" (Harper's).
2. An additional condition or symptom in the course of a disease, not necessarily connected with the disease.

ep′i·phe·nom′e·nal adj.
ep′i·phe·nom′e·nal·ly adv.

ep·i·phe·nom·e·non

(ep'i-fĕ-nom'ĕ-non)
A symptom appearing during the course of a disease, not of usual occurrence, and not necessarily associated with the disease.

ep·i·phe·nom·e·non

(ep'i-fĕ-nom'ĕ-non)
Symptom appearing during disease course, not of usual occurrence, and not necessarily associated with the disease.
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(2007), "Musicology as Epiphenomenon: Derivative Disciplinarity, Performing, and the Deconstruction of the Musical Work," Repercussions 10: 9.
Protein S deficiency in HIV associated ischaemic stroke: an epiphenomenon of HIV infection.
Staten suggests a picture of human agency that remains firmly anchored in naturalism, and yet ascribes to consciousness a causal power that it cannot possess in Leiter's reading of it as an epiphenomenon of bodily processes.
Chapter 2 presents the general features of grammaticalization as developed in the functionalist-based studies and reviews the literature on the following: the theoretical assumptions of grammaticalization, grammaticalization continua, the diachronic and synchronic relevance of grammaticalization, metaphor, metonymy, and context-induced reinterpretation, the controversial roles of reanalysis and analogy, and the discussion over whether grammaticalization is an epiphenomenon. A section is also devoted to the distinction between lexicalization and grammaticalization, which is fundamental to the analysis of clitics in verbi procomplementari.
The high rate of detection of group two pathogens in otherwise unexplained cases of SUDI suggests they could be associated with it, and could be an epiphenomenon indicative of another underlying mechanism of death, such as overheating, conclude the authors.
A belief in religious metaphysics is not the basis of one's faith, but a mere epiphenomenon. Given further that religious doctrine is both falsification-transcendent and that religious faith is likely to have beneficial psychological effects, religious doctrine can be exempt from ordinary standards of epistemic support.
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/ The tree that was lit up is dark." "Today we'll see, wild epiphenomenon, how to stay under the sky."
This gives him an evenhanded perspective on the conflict, to be sure, but it also, as in the case of the Sabbath School Cards, threatens to reduce the conflict itself to an epiphenomenon, to a mere reflection of a struggle whose real political or ideological roots are elsewhere.
The commitment of those fans (along with the unprecedented success of George Lucas' Star Wars, which may yet turn out to be merely an epiphenomenon of Star Trek) eventually persuaded Paramount to bring Trek to movie theaters in 1979.
Bruce argues that prevailing theories assimilate religion to a larger social context, so that the distinctive political role of religion is often lost in analyses that treat religious belief as an epiphenomenon of ethnicity, class, or economic structures.