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Main veins fan outward from the central axis, somewhat sinuous in course, occasionally dichotomizing and anastomosing, craspedodromous, abutting to join fimbrial vein.
Venation is simple, subparallel and widely spaced, with about 6-10 unbranched or rarely branched veins radiating from the fusiform central body into each semicircular wing, arching slightly upward; these veins craspedodomous, abutting the well developed fimbrial vein, without cross-veins, or anatomosing; only rarely dichotomizing.
Main veins of the wing are simple subparallel, fanning outward from the locular area, seldom dichotomizing and anastomosing, straight to curved, craspedodromous, abutting a weak fimbrial vein.
The values of sensitivity and specificity show that the model obtained when dichotomizing by the median adequately classifies both the adjustment situations and those of lag, whereas when dichotomizing according to the theoretical rule, the model is very effective to predict lag, but not adjustment, where the percentage of correct classifications is equivalent to random chance.
Dichotomizing continuous outcome variables: dependence of the magnitude of association and statistical power on the cutpoint.
Telomes are the terminal portions of a dichotomizing branch system.
Stewart and Delevoryas (1952) have shown that the vascular system of the stem in Medullosa heterostelica consists of a dichotomizing system of branches.
Such a megasporangial complex is believed to have arisen by overtopping, fusion and reduction from a radial, uniform and regularly dichotomizing branch system with terminal sporangia.
Dichotomizing faith sets boundaries in religion, but reason carries us over them to deeper knowledge of God.
But in his efforts to uncover the "dynamic unity" of late medieval Christianity and to resist dichotomizing and sensationalizing, he is overly scrupulous.
In her dichotomizing of narrative and non-narrative reading, she overlooks the function of experience as an element in the creation of a narrative and a lens through which it is read.
I will not be concerned with what is, for rhetoricians at least, the most familiar immediately pre-Cartesian "method," the dichotomizing dialectic of Peter Ramus and its anticipations in such earlier writers as Rudolf Agricola and Jacques Lefevre d'Etaples.