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textbook

A term of art referring to a patient, or the patient him- or herself, who presents with so many of the “classic” findings seen in a particular disease or condition, that one could regard it as if described in a textbook on the subject. (As in, “So-and-so has a textbook case of impetigo.”)
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textbook

Informatics A treatise on a particular subject. See Bible.
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Michelle Fahy, online store manager at Schoolbooks.ie said of the initiative: "Schoolbooks.ie is delighted to partner with Tesco Ireland to help give parents the best value possible for the Back to School season."
Then, there is statistically no significant difference between female and male teachers' viewpoints on adoption of originality variable to natural sciences schoolbook of grade seven.
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The view that he espouses, that there is good (though not conclusive) reason to accept the existence of the theoretical entities postulated by the most accepted ("schoolbook") science, while allowing that the theoretical descriptions currently given of these entities is incomplete and provisional, is more or less the standard one among those who call themselves scientific realists at the present time.
Yet the myth that he was in charge, which began during his lifetime, ossified into schoolbook history.
JOHN Lennon's schoolbook is expected to fetch pounds 100,000 when it goes under the hammer later this month.
GREECE is being threatened with legal action by the European Commission over its failure to abide by European Union (EU) rules insisting on international open tendering for its schoolbook production.
A third blue work really does persistently look like an abstract composition until you learn the title, at which point Road Trip, 2001, with its white triangle within a beige rectangle at the bottom, seems to show the quintessential schematic representation of a straightaway leading into the distance, the schoolbook illustration of perspective.
In part, this is the story of white Anglo-Saxon supremacy in America, as Takaki documents the racism explicit in the words of the Vikings, the Pilgrims, Thomas Jefferson, Ben Franklin, Andrew Jackson, and other traditional schoolbook heroes.
The speller soon took on an independent existence, and was the first American schoolbook. It continued in use throughout the 19th and into the 20th century, reaching a sale ultimately of more than 75,000,000 copies.
Independent scholar Fleming unravels the complexities behind the schoolbook interpretations of what happened and could have happened to diplomats, soldiers, and crowned heads as America, France and Britain sorted out who had actually won the war.
A SCHOOLBOOK of John Lennon's boyhood drawings including a picture of a walrus has sold at auction for more than pounds 125,000.