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PORTER. The name of an ancient English officer who bore or carried a rod before the justices. The door-keeper of the English parliament also bears this name.
     2. One who is employed as a common carrier to carry goods from one place to another in the same town, is also called a porter. Such person is in general answerable as a common carrier. Story, Bailm. Sec. 496.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Deberia expresar: En la Porta hepatis, la vena Porta hepatica se divide en ramas derecha e izquierda, la izquierda emite ramas segmentarias terminales para los segmentos I, II, III y IV en 79 % de casos, para los segmentos I, II, III, IV y V en 21 %; la derecha emite ramas segmentarias V, VI y VII en 79 % y para los segmentos VI y VII en 21 % (IJM 34(45)1522-1530, 2016 Figura 1 y 2, pagina 1524).
L'analisi di Basile mostra infine secondo quali direttive si sia evoluta questa scienza in pieno Settecento (con Camper e Lavater) nonche a fine Ottocento, con Lombroso e Darwin, che archivia l'approccio fisiognomico statico, su cui si erano basati proprio Della Porta e Lavater (Laurenza, 2001: 156).
Sulla "fortuna" editoriale di Della Porta nell'Ottocento napoletano, si sofferma Vincenzo Trombetta.
The consideration will be satisfied by the issue of ordinary shares in the capital of Porta.
when the mercury goes up to 40- 45 degree Celsius, the porta cabins become extremely uncomfortable and uninhabitable.
Diante do exposto, o presente trabalho teve como objetivo avaliar o efeito de diferentes porta enxertos sobre a produtividade, compatibilidade e fenologia do pimentao em cultivo organico.
The Little Daddy's Porta Jon allows male children to potty train in a way that parallels traditional male urinating position.
the massive project, billed as milan's new central district, includes the porta Nuova garibaldi building, italy's tallest structure.
" Porta said he shared the fears of other industry leaders that other countries will erect barriers to stop whisky imports under the guise of following Scotland's lead in health protection.