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And again the archdeacon had protested, objecting that the ordinance of the legate, which dated back to 1207, was anterior by a hundred and twenty-seven years to the Black Book, and consequently was abrogated in fact by it.
They are certainly anterior to the formation of craters and circles, for several have introduced themselves by breaking through their circular ramparts.
Kirby has remarked (and I have observed the same fact) that the anterior tarsi, or feet, of many male dung-feeding beetles are very often broken off; he examined seventeen specimens in his own collection, and not one had even a relic left.
This is the case with the male Ibla, and in a truly extraordinary manner with the Proteolepas: for the carapace in all other cirripedes consists of the three highly-important anterior segments of the head enormously developed, and furnished with great nerves and muscles; but in the parasitic and protected Proteolepas, the whole anterior part of the head is reduced to the merest rudiment attached to the bases of the prehensile antennae.
Their structure is very simple: near the middle of the under or crawling surface there are two small transverse slits, from the anterior one of which a funnel- shaped and highly irritable mouth can be protruded.
The flash was almost co-instantaneous in the two rings, but it was just perceptible first in the anterior one.
More strictly, it belongs to those men who attempted rationalistic criticism of the Bible and wished to go back to what they supposed to be a primitive pure religion, anterior to revealed religion and free from the corruptions and formalism of actual Christianity.
Intellect is the simple power anterior to all action or construction.
Two of the inferior limbs should be on the principle of the lever; wheels, perhaps, as they are now formed; though I have not yet determined whether the improvement might be better applied to the anterior or posterior members, inasmuch as I am yet to learn whether dragging or shoving requires the greatest muscular exertion.
It also means "facing back" and is used in conjunction with anterior which is the opposite of posterior.
Anterior infarcts from such proximal left anterior descending occlusions tend to be quite large and are often associated with cardiogenic shock (2, 4, 5), which this woman manifested soon after her arrival in the emergency department.
8-12] Although sufficient studies of the techniques for mesh placement in anterior colporrhaphy are available, definite recommendations are lacking.