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patchy, e.g. necrosis of the liver in which groups of hepatocytes are separated by small groups of inflammatory cells and fine, fibrous septa following extension of the inflammatory process beyond the limiting plate.
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The second model, named model B, tests in an exploratory manner how much each of the human values can predict both types of judgment in each country, Brazil and The United States of America, in this case piecemeal and affective judgment composed the model as dependent variables while the human values were tested as independent variables as figure 2 demonstrates.
BEIRUT: The government will move ahead with appointments to senior civil service posts on a piecemeal basis, the minister of state for administrative reform said Thursday.
Underpinning the Assembly Government's thinking is the impact that piecemeal vaccination would have on the autumn breeding sales.
Still, if on a piecemeal level this phraseology is all straightforward enough, it accrues into a giant hairball of inconsistency.
Cutting Face Time--recorded piecemeal over three years--was markedly different from Samson's other gig.
The CMHA is concerned about a piecemeal approach to dealing with mental health issues.
Most school districts set up computer networks in a piecemeal fashion, leaving it susceptible to attacks from viruses and hackers.
But since then key provisions of the bill have been introduced piecemeal, in what many civil libertarians see as an attempt to fly below the public's radar.
Smart CEOs don't approach sourcing decisions on a piecemeal basis.
Before we continue down the path of implementing such measures on a piecemeal basis, we need a thorough and ongoing study of the impact this would have.
They then began piecemeal revisions which failed to undo the omissions.
All assets are to be sold on a piecemeal basis "as is" with purchasers responsible for removal of assets at their own risk and expense.