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Reviewing (US). Studying, especially to prepare for an exam.

Surgery
The evaluation of a surgical wound.
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revision

Medical communication A manuscript that has been submitted for publication in a peer-reviewed journal, which addresses the questions asked by the reviewers. See Manuscript NIHspeak Any change in a study's protocol which occurs between initial submission and CTEP approval and official filing Vox populi The alteration of a thing.
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revision

(in taxonomy) the summary and re-evaluation of previous knowledge, including new material and new interpretation if present.
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It is fitting that Boumelha should conclude this volume of revisionary essays, her Thomas Hardy and Women (1982) having marked for many the beginning of feminist Hardy studies.
The following pages track Larsen's geographical exploration of the narrative, aesthetic, and ideological limitations of these predecessors, arguing ultimately that the author deploys Quicksand as a revisionary intervention into American literary historiography itself.
Even surrounded by such radical projects as Koolhaas's "Exodus, or The Voluntary Prisoners of Architecture" (collages and storyboards exploring social and political change in London as a new "city within a city") and Tschumi's "The Park" from the "Manhattan Transcripts" series, 1976-81, in which a murder takes place in Central Park (architecture, as Tschumi wrote, being about love and death), Burton's work was unsettling and revisionary. Challenging the Minimalist sculptors who preceded him, Burton argued, "No mere maker of visual signs can be exemplary ...
A Frenchwoman, teaching literary translation at the Universite de Paris VIII and regularly attending Kristeva's seminars, Smith brings both an up-to-date knowledge of Kristeva's work and a profound understanding of the French language to her revisionary account.
Commonly known as the querelle des femmes, this discourse was progressively transformed by the revisionary political philosophies promoted by Renaissance humanists, Reformation attitudes on social order, and a burgeoning interest in the evidence of experience as opposed to doctrine and theory.
He rejects McFague's panentheism as less than fully earth-centered in its maintenance of a God who transcends creation, describing his approach, against McFague's "Christian paganism," as a "revisionary paganism." This seems inconsistent with his attention to Scripture, in which God is seen as intimately involved with, yet author of, all life.
These all bear the signatures of 'revisionary modernism', an aesthetic and its various practices not so much of the 'high-bourgeois' canon but of Randolph Bourne's would-be classless, ethnically diverse, un-heterosexist 'transnational America'.
Wilson's revisionary reading of their results carries conviction.
Thus, in syncretizing different strands of blues, Cortez and the Firespitters demonstrate the artistic possibilities for cultural hybridity which, in turn, becomes a metaphor for her revisionary process as she merges sound and script, transforming the traditionally Western notion of literature through its subsumption of the blues matrix.
Although it concentrates on a limited number of films and directors, and is motivated by the need to show in full detail what has for long been missed (unseen) in Spanish cinema, Susan Martin-Marquez's book is a wide-ranging revisionary project, discerning 'a feminist voice throughout the history of sound cinema in Spain' (p.
1 Men's Shoes Liberated from their long sleep of black and brown, men's shoes have discovered blue, pink, red, and other bright, inappropriate colors: a major revisionary moment in the history of Western sartorial masculinity.
The revisionary enterprise of this edition is encapsulated by these additions and replacements of material in the opening section, for one of the most striking features of this American Norton is its extended representation of Native American oral and written traditions.