palmus


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pal·mus

, pl.

pal·mi

(pal'mŭs, -mī), Do not confuse this word with palma.
1.
See also: jumping disease. Synonym(s): facial tic
2. Rhythmic fibrillary contractions in a muscle.
See also: jumping disease.
3. The heart beat.
[G. palmos, pulsation, quivering]

pal·mus

, pl. palmi (pahl'mŭs, -mī)
1. Synonym(s): facial tic.
2. Rhythmic fibrillary contractions in a muscle.
See also: jumping disease
3. The heart beat.

pal·mus

, pl. palmi (pahl'mŭs, -mī)
1. Synonym(s): facial tic.
2. Rhythmic fibrillary contractions in a muscle.
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The Palmus court, citing Martino and Jordan, noted that adverse inference charges to the jury are inappropriate in the case of a failure to produce evidence.
In any event, he has cooked up brief disquisitions on many fascinating subjects, among them an encounter with the Weltgeist, a dialogue with a clergyman about Adam and Eve and the Tree of Knowledge (faith versus knowledge), concert attire, the history of cigarette butts, dialect literature, Shakespeare's characters, misattributed quotations, a neo-Socratic dialogue about a traffic problem, annoyances faced by a writer, and a "mishpochology" of Palmus Palmstrom and Palma Kunkel.
In the same meeting, the committee will also decide on Palmus Developments' scheme proposing the construction of 362 apartments, as well as a public nine-storey car park, on land on Winwick Street and John Street.