Evocation

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EVOCATION, French law. The act by which a judge is deprived of the cognizance of a suit over which he had jurisdiction, for the purpose of conferring on other judges the power of deciding it. This is done with us by writ of certiorari.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Marked changes in heart rate variability during follow-up showed that vagal withdrawal had been achieved in patients who underwent ablation of evocable vagal reflexes.