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trace

(trās),
1. Evidence of the former existence, influence, or action of an object, phenomenon, or event.
2. An extremely small amount or barely discernible indication of something.

TRACE

Cardiology A clinical trial–Trandolapril Cardiac Evaluation that evaluated the effect of an ACE inhibitor on the M&M of Pts with acute MI. See Acute myocardial infarction, Trandolapril Molecular medicine Trial of Genetic Assessment in Breast Cancer.

trace

(tras) [O.Fr. tracier]
1. A very small quantity.
2. A visible mark or sign.

primitive trace

Synonym: primitive streak

trace

(trās)
1. Evidence of former existence, influence, or action of an object, phenomenon, or event.
2. Extremely small amount or barely discernible indication of something.
References in classic literature ?
His blood might possibly exist elsewhere; here, where its lowly current could be traced so far back, it had ceased to keep an onward course.
Occasionally there was no way of satisfying them but to let them search the place to which the girl had been traced.
They who know of no purer sources of truth, who have traced up its stream no higher, stand, and wisely stand, by the Bible and the Constitution, and drink at it there with reverence and humanity; but they who behold where it comes trickling into this lake or that pool, gird up their loins once more, and continue their pilgrimage toward its fountainhead.
He showed me its pedigree, or its history, if you please; it was a document which traced this plate's movements all the way down from its birth--showed who bought it, from whom, and what he paid for it--from the first buyer down to me, whereby I saw that it had gone steadily up from thirty-five cents to seven hundred dollars.
She would be for digging these stones out and selling them, and then-- why, she would be arrested and the stones traced, and then--" The thought made him quake, and he hid the knife away, trembling all over and glancing furtively about, like a criminal who fancies that the accuser is already at hand.
In one place, far from the section usually traversed by tourists, the names "BECKY & TOM" had been found traced upon the rocky wall with candle-smoke, and near at hand a grease-soiled bit of ribbon.
I have of- ten, in the deep stillness of a summer's Sabbath, stood all alone upon the lofty banks of that noble bay, and traced, with saddened heart and tearful eye, the countless number of sails moving off to the mighty ocean.