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Viz.

[Latin, A contraction of the term videlicet, to wit, namely, or that is to say.] A term used to highlight or make more specific something previously indicated only in general terms.

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I have one minor quibble: I am not certain that the term so familiar to us, viz., "faculty," should be applied to the early thirteenth century "Arts" and "Medical" "colleges" or "universities" of what is now called the Bolognese "Universita degli Studi." "Scholae," "Collegii," or "Universitates" they were called at that time, but they are certainly called "Facolta" today.
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