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sacralization

 [sa″kral-ĭ-za´shun]
anomalous fusion of the fifth lumbar vertebra with the first segment of the sacrum.

sa·cral·i·za·tion

(sā'krăl-i-zā'shŭn),
Lumbar development and appearance of the first sacral vertebra.

sacralization

1. Congenital fusion of the lowest lumbar vertebra to the top of the SACRUM; a harmless condition.
2. A surgical procedure to fuse the lowest lumbar vertebra to the sacrum in the treatment of SPONDYLOLISTHESIS.
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For Gentile, the sacralization of politics must be distinguished from all premodern patterns of building up the relationship between politics and religion.
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They create a frustrating expectation that their child may not be able to overcome the harm inflicted on him/her by a little known pathology which promotes dependence at the same time that they participate in environments that enhance the sacralization of the attention demanded by their children for all that these children represent.
Samples with complete ossification of the growth plates and free from major structural damage were selected for measurements after identification of LSTV characteristics of accessory articulation on the ala of the sacrum, additional/partial segments (> 5 = sacralization) or less/partial sacral segments (< 5 = lumbarization).
Yet the scene includes significant shifts that are relevant to an understanding of how forms of mediatization are involved in the shaping and reshaping of Shakespearean textual "matter." It is especially in the first section of the scene, when the teacher passionately reads lines from act five of Romeo and Juliet, that the sacralization of Shakespeare's language takes place.
This article conducts a comparative textual analysis of the writings and speeches of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk and Fetullah Gulen focusing on four main themes: (1) sacralization of modern knowledge, science and education; (2) militarism and centrism; (3) statism and corporatism, and; (4) ethnic nationalism and Turkism.
President Vladimir Putin is the embodiment of nostalgia, not so much for Soviet times, as for that period's sacralization of the state, which enabled the government to use, in modern parlance, "fake news" to advance its own ends.
The fifth element is sacralization and is the element Bouchard considers especially important in that it is what aids the myth in being able to develop, such that it can stand up to contradiction and opposition.
The association between cervical rib and sacralization. Spine (Phila Pa 1976).
In A Tale of Two Capitalisms, Supritha Rajan traces the connections between the dominant, familiar "narrative" of capitalism--continued economic growth and progress secured by laissez-faire competition and self interest--and a second, buried narrative that she terms "modes of sacralization"--ideals of community and reciprocity associated with religious modes such as sacrifice and ritual that are constantly under threat by the individualism of the first.
More uniquely, Communist dictatorships aspire to "political sacralization," brazenly claiming for the state alone the attributes normally reserved for the sacred.