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Such a precariously balanced system always operates on the edge of collapse, yet responds resiliently to external stresses by returning in a characteristic way to its initial "critical" state.
Crystals scatter X-rays in characteristic ways and produce diffraction patterns from which the structure of the crystal - and here MITF - can be reconstructed.
As the finger slides over a textured surface, the skin vibrates in characteristic ways.
Together with Wurtz, the education director of the Oskar-Helene Home, he argued that deformed bodies shaped the psychology of the disabled in characteristic ways.
A study published in Science Daily (9/12/07) compared body motion for gay and straight men and women and found that gay people of both sexes walked on a treadmill in characteristic ways.
Each activity is linked together in characteristic ways called "linkages.
Normally, people in transition act in certain characteristic ways.
When starting patients on statin therapy, it's important to acquaint them with the characteristic ways in which statin-associated myopathy differs from everyday aches and pains, Dr.
What is abundantly clear is that mental mathematics problems help the teacher, revealing new sides of the students and helping them to acquire a better grasp of mathematics and its characteristic ways of thought.
His theory proposes that life events influence mood based on the meaning that an individual assigns to the life events and suggests that people use certain cognitive styles, or characteristic ways of looking at themselves in the world, to form stable belief systems that influence their interpretation of events.
Certain chemicals associated with, say, the breakdown of mayonnaise, binding to the lines would change their electrical resistance in characteristic ways.
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