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The three stages in the life cycle of a hemangioma, each characterized by a unique assemblage of biologic markers and processes, are (1) the proliferating phase (0-1 year of age), (2) the involuting phase (1-5 years of age), and (3) the involuted phase (>5 years of age).
Curator James Rondeau notes in the exhibition brochure that "few artists have made such deceptively modest and idiosyncratic works so assured, involuted, and transformative.
The valve can be made by a method comprising a tubular segment in which three equidistant longitudinal incisions are made in one end of the tube, creating three flaps which are involuted, i.
Nevertheless, the final effect of the volume does not seem quite despairing because of the furious energy that comes in large part from the involuted and repeated images, so that in "The Fool of Delights," which seems to be addressed to an inverted savior, a "phosphorescent heart sizzles" and "the soul with its little milk teeth / nibbles death, crunches death, / beheading the angels who flutter drunkenly, / come to herald your coming.
The reproductive tract organs involuted, or shrank, after exposure, even though the hen continued to appear healthy.
enteritidis targeted the avian reproductive tract, because the reproductive tract organs involuted, or shrank, after exposure, even though the hen continued to appear healthy.