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reduction

in the Scots law of civil remedies, the remedy to have a writing annulled. In lower courts it can only be done OPE EXCEPTIONIS, by way of defence.
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It has also been postulated that REC8 may play a role in reducing chromosome number in polyploid cancer cells by driving reductional divisions [22].
This perpetuated the uncertainty as to the moment of the reductional division (Hegreness & Meselson 2007).
With respect to emotion-lexicon isomorphism, the question is rather in the expected degree of isomorphism of alternative reductional representations of those phenomena, achieved through various methods and data analysis.
It is worth noting that in this he included the study of music theory and singled out for use the treatises of Aristoxenus, Euclid, Ptolemy, Boethius, Iordano and Zarlino.(44) In 1602 there appeared a Spanish edition, dedicated to the Duke of Lerma, of Jacques (`Diego') Besson's Theatrum instrumentorum et machinarum (Lyon, 1578), which describes a kind of reductional compasses.(45) Four years later Andres Garcia de Cespedes, the professor of the court mathematical academy, published in Madrid his Libro de instrumentos nuevos de geometria, dedicated to Archduke Albert, in which he claims to have written other treatises in Spanish on the various metal mathematical instruments which he had made and calibrated himself (f.2r).
sandai produced reductional spermatozoa; the DNA content of sperm was half that of somatic cells.
Meiosis then continues with a normal reductional division resulting in functional unrecombined and genetically identical R.
Raynal (1971) and Goetghebeur (1998) consider the panicle of spikelets as the basic cyperaceous inflorescence which can be modified by the contraction of the internodes and various reductional trends.
In fact, reductional tendencies in DNA sequences have been commonly described for polyploid organisms (Wendel 2000).