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(ĭn-ĭsh′ăl) [L. initium, beginning]
Relating to the beginning or commencement of a thing or process.
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the cell or group of cells that differentiates to give rise to other tissues or organs, such as a MERISTEM.
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This particular pluralism occurred perhaps most famously in the opening pages of Souls, where Du Bois initially sets forth his theory of "double consciousness." There he observes that the black American ever feels his two-ness, "an American, a Negro," and he goes on to identify the longing to merge these two halves into a harmonious whole as the great struggle of the American Negro.
Initially unsettled by the disruption to her routine, Taylor quickly settles into new patterns of behavior.
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Among women who had initially smoked, a significantly smaller proportion of those who quit than of their counterparts who continued smoking delivered a low-birth-weight infant (9% vs.
Initially, all the mice generated antiphthalate antibodies, but only the lupus-prone NZB mice developed nephritis, which led to kidney failure and early death.