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A prefix meaning with or together. A slang abbreviation for confidence, as in con man or con game. To con someone is to deceive or take advantage of a person through Fraud or trickery after winning the person's confidence. Con is also used as a slang abbreviation for convict, as in ex-con to mean someone previously incarcerated. An abbreviation for contra, which means against. To show the pros and cons of a particular issue means to present arguments or evidence on both sides.

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Alguns estudos tem demonstrado que a rHuEPO pode elevar o transporte intracelular de lactato para o intersticio dos eritrocitos, mediado por transportadores monocarboxilato 1 e 4 nos eritrocitos, bem como pode intensificar a capacidade destas celulas em funcionar como compartimento de diluicao deste substrato durante o exercicio, reduzindo seu acumulo e a acidose (Connes e colaboradores, 2004; Juel e colaboradores, 2003).
53 (quoting CHANGEUX & CONNES, supra note 12, at 227).
In [CC1, Theorem 4.13] [CC2, Theorem 4.3] Connes and Consani calculated [[zeta].sub.X](s) for Noetherian schemes via the Kurokawa tensor product of [K1].
Connes (1966, 1968) has demonstrated that the ectosome and choanosome of Tethya aurantium have different potentials for reconstructing an entire sponge, but our data provide the first indication of differences in this process associated with distinct zones of the same ectosome.
Except that the reader's shelf and day may have no more room, I might urge that Jean-Pierre Changeux and Alain Connes's recent Conversations on Mind, Matter, and Mathematics(7) be added to your suggestions of Bachman and Stringfellow, to provide a window directly on the claims of ultimacy being made today.
ere's a strong case, I believe, for thinking about how the Coleg might be used to advance Welsh-medium education outside the connes of higher education, and to exploit further the technological possibilities of co-operative provision.
Maybe the inability of a man to think beyond the connes of his own obsessions?
These proceedings from the June 2000 conference and instructional symposium include treatments of five expository lectures on noncommutative geometry for mathematicians who were not familiar with the subject, which is to an unusual extent the creation of a single mathematician, Alain Connes. The lectures address an application of non-commutative geometry to topology, discuss Novikov-type conjectures, reason out the residue index theorem of Connes and Moscivici, and relate noncommutative geometry to number theory.
Outside of the connes of winged transport, though, I prefer my grub to have a little more razzmatazz.