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main en griffe [man-ong-grēf´] clawhand.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.


Alfred, U.S. pediatrician, 1868-1949. See: Hand-Schüller-Christian disease.


(hand), [TA]
The portion of the upper limb distal to the radiocarpal joint, comprising the wrist, palm, and fingers.
Synonym(s): manus [TA], main
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Additionally, this Armscor pistol lacks the arched mainspring housing, and it wears smooth wooden grips rather than diamond-checkered walnut or brown plastic stocks found on originals.
In addition to its computerised maintenance management solution, Mainspring offers technology to address operational challenges across the hospital.
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If the mainspring housing is loose in the frame, remaining mainspring pressure may push it slightly out of the frame.
New materials also have an impact on the mainspring and the capacity of the power reserve.
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Replacing 10 percent of the annual 65 billion checks with completely electronic payments would generate a total savings of almost $4 billion," says Mary Addonizio of Mainspring Communications.
And the assertion that the mainspring of the action in John Webster's plays is sexual desire (177) should also be nuanced.
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...That kind of Judaism depends on the power of Jewish ideas to educate, influence, and repair the world" -- the mainspring of Jewish attachment to liberalism.
Wilkinson's answer is selective cutting as the mainspring of a sustained-yield forest-management policy that meets the standards of the new eco-forestry movement, roughly defined as combining forest management with good ecological standards.
An alternative to weights came into being, however, when the mainspring was invented about 1470.