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impression

 [im-presh´un]
1. a slight indentation or depression, as one produced in the surface of one organ by pressure exerted by another.
2. a negative imprint of an object made in some plastic material that later solidifies.
3. an effect produced upon the mind, body, or senses by some external stimulus or agent.
basilar impression

im·pres·sion

(im-presh'ŭn),
1. A mark seemingly made by pressure of one structure or organ on another, seen especially during cadaveric dissections. See also groove for the various impressions of the lungs, for example, descending aorta, subclavian artery, and vena cava. Synonym(s): impressio [TA]
2. An effect produced on the mind by some external objects acting through the organs of sense. Synonym(s): mental impression
3. An imprint or negative likeness; especially, the negative form of the teeth and/or other tissues of the oral cavity, made in a plastic material that becomes relatively hard or set while in contact with these tissues, made to reproduce a positive form or cast of the recorded tissues; classified, according to the materials of which they are made, as reversible and irreversible hydrocolloid impression, modeling plastic impression, plaster impression, and wax impression.
[L. impressio, fr. im- primo, pp. -pressus, to press upon]

im·pres·sion

(im-presh'ŭn)
1. A mark seemingly made by the pressure of one structure or organ on another, seen especially in cadaveric dissections. See also groove for the various impressions of the lungs, e.g., descending aorta, subclavian artery, and vena cava.
2. An effect produced on the mind by some external object acting through the organs of sense.
3. An imprint or negative likeness; especially, the negative form of the teeth and/or other tissues of the oral cavity, made in a plastic material that becomes relatively hard or set while in contact with these tissues, made to reproduce a positive form or cast of the recorded tissues; classified, according to the materials of which they are made, as reversible and irreversible hydrocolloid impression, modeling elastic gel impression, plaster impression, and wax impression.
Synonym(s): impressio [TA] .
[L. impressio, fr. im- primo, pp. -pressus, to press upon]
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La primera impressio que servo de la ciutat es la de desordre, de desgavell, de daltabaix, de fressa, de cridoria.
VERINO, Miguel: 1510: Nova distichorum Verini impressio. Zaragoza.
L'espai, inexorablement, retorna els personatges al lector, com un mirall: es la impressio crua d'una subjectivitat extrema" ("De l'opacitat" 45).
<<Mediante el conocimiento, justamente, de la relacion entre orden natural y orden racional como praesuppositio es como el orden natural es conocido en este caso concreto --retrospectivamente-- como parte constitutiva de la lex aeterna, como parte constitutiva de aquella impressio pasiva de la ley eterna en el hombre que es fundamento --y como tal, parte constitutiva-- de la lex naturalis en cuanto ley de la razon practica.
El objetivo de este trabajo consiste en un analisis del significado del termino latin Facies, el cual es cara y del termino Impression o impresion, que deriva del latin Impressio, cuyo significado es "marcas hechas por presion o estampadas", sugiriendo la revision de los terminos latinos Facies renallis, Facies colica, Facies gastrica del bazo y traducidos al ingles como renal impression, colic impression, gastric impression (Tabla II).
El termino latino Impressio no se encontro en el Diccionario Medico de la Universidad de Salamanca, ya que este no era utilizado antiguamente en el area medica.
O la planta de los animales, Impressio, sgnum, vestigium.