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synopsis

A brief overview prepared at the conclusion of a clinical trial as part of a regulatory submission, which summarises the study plan and results. The synopsis collates efficacy and safety results, study objective, criteria for inclusion, methodology, etc.

synopsis

(sĭn-ŏp′sĭs) [Gr.]
A summary; a general review of the whole.

synopsis

a summary of current knowledge.
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While Michael Branch's lead chapter "Finnish Oral Poetry, Kalevala, and Kanteletar" is a fitting and time-tested introduction to the section, much of what follows suffers from omissions (scant reference to Eeva-Liisa Manner's substantial body of translations, for instance); scattered, fragmented, and superficial references which undermine the work as a stimulus for further study; lack of reasons why some authors deserve to be considered individually and at length while others are paired or lumped together, receiving truncated treatment or a mere mention of their names; and frequent, dismissive synopsizing generally.
This system structure separates the applications that support their users from the underlying objects (databases) and reconnects them through an intermediate layer of services and such middleware functions as authentication, synopsizing, and translation.
Ponton, especially when they are synopsizing the lesson of the therapy.
Marotti's excellent anthology goes a long way in synopsizing such elemental changes - changes still utilizing Donne's self-referentiality - in the poet's canonical studies; each of the seven essays included in this edition, all published since 1977, historicize Donne's multifarious writings, complementing each other by directing their attentions in markedly different ways.
Detailing and synopsizing over 60 books written since that event, the authors attempt to capture the development of US global strategic thought in the post-cold-war environment.