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repeat

 [rĕ-pēt´]
something done or occurring more than once, particularly over and over.
long terminal r's identical nucleotide sequences occurring at each end of a proviral genome or a transposon and believed to be essential for integration of the molecule into host DNA.
tandem repeat appearance of two or more identicle segments close to each other within a strand of DNA.

re·peat

(rep.) (rē-pēt')
Prescription directions for the pharmacist.
[L. repetatur, let it be repeated]

Patient discussion about repeat

Q. Now my question is: what kind of repetitive symptoms should I look for? I read the previous question about the early autism symptoms of a child. It is very beneficial. Now my question is: what kind of repetitive symptoms should I look for?

A. It depends upon your child’s health. Repetitive symptoms will vary from child to child but they will begin to show up at a very young age. Look for things such as stacking of items or lining items up compulsively. They may also have repetitive body movements such as hand flapping or body rocking. In some cases, the child may even injure themselves on a regular basis such as by biting their skin. As with most things, each individual child will display repetitive symptoms in their own way.

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Summary: Washington DC, [USA] Oct 24 (ANI): History repeated itself when the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton wore the Lover's Knot tiara, which was previously worn by Princess Diana.
It is shameful that the horrific incident of a girl being paraded naked in K-P province has repeated itself. Although this time around the incident has no political connotations as it was a minor argument between kids playing on a street in Peshawar that led to ghastly consequences for one of the minor girls, a 10-year-old, whose clothes were torn by an adult.
It appears that history has repeated itself as consumers in 2008 reacted in a similar way with the then new MacBook Air, reports The Next Web.

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