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DIRECTION. The order and government of an institution; the persons who compose the board of directors are jointly called the direction. Direction, in another sense, is nearly synonymous with instruction. (q.v.)

DIRECTION, practice. That part of a bill in chancery which contains the address of the bill to the court; this must of course, contain the appropriate and technical description of the court.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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In the control dynamic investigation there was noted mostly frequent gradual formation of thrombus without growing in the proximal direction with more closed it adhesion to the vein wall.
The tibial diaphysis fracture observed in specimen 2 might be associated with the placement of the tibial tuberosity osteotomy, which presented a proximal direction in a point caudal to the cranial borders of meniscus.
And mesial and distal roots radio graphed from proximal directions.

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