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Lumbar Plexus

Lumbar Plexus Definition Lumbar plexus is a group of four nerves (L1, L2, L3 and L4) that are located in front of the hip joint and follow the leg down to the thigh. Each of these nerves has specific branches and is associated with particular actions. Each of these labels (L1, L2, L3 and L4) [&he.....

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Ancient Greek Classical Sculpture

The Classical period witnessed a rapid improvement in Greek statuary. There was a dramatic rise in the technical skills of Greek sculptors in their ability to depict the human body in a relaxed rather than rigid posture. In the early 5th century Greek artists began consciously to attempt to rende.....

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Propylene Carbonate

Propylene Carbonate Definition Propylene carbonate is a clear, odorless solvent with a high boiling point. It is an organic compound with the formula CH3C2H3O2CO. In cosmetics and personal care products, Propylene Carbonate is used in the formulation of makeup, primarily lipstick, eye shadow, and.....

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Characteristics of Archaic Greek Sculpture

Characteristics of Archaic Greek Sculpture Greek art and sculpture has had a profound effect throughout the ages. Many of the styles have been reproduced and copied by some of what the modern day audiences would class as some of the finest artists to have ever lived e.g. Michelangelo. Western art.....

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Peripheral Nervous System

Peripheral Nervous System Definition Peripheral nervous system (PNS) is the part of the nervous system in vertebrate animals that lies outside of the brain and spinal cord (central nervous system). It includes the nerves that extend to the limbs and many sense organs. It contains all the nerves i.....

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Ancient Greek Architecture Systems

The Greeks developed three architectural systems, called orders, each with their own distinctive proportions and detailing. The Greek orders are: Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian. The Doric style is rather sturdy and its top (the capital), is plain. This style was used in mainland Greece and the colo.....

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Nickel

Nickel Definition Nickel is a silvery, hard, ductile metallic element that occurs in ores along with iron or magnesium. It occurs sparingly in nature in minerals such as pentlandite and niccolite. It is present in most meteorites. It resists oxidation and corrosion and is used to make alloys such.....

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Global Resources

Global Resources Resources are something that helps us to achieve a goal or fulfill a function. Three types Natural Capital Human Natural Resources Natural Resources are materials that can be found in nature and used to make a profit. These are something, such as a forest, a mineral deposit, or f.....

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Propylene Oxide

Propylene Oxide Definition Propylene oxide is a chemical compound that is organic in nature and acts as a chemical intermediate in many chemical processes used in industries. It is an organic compound with the molecular formula CH3CHCH2O. This compound is sometimes called 1,2-propylene oxide to d.....

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Gladiators in Ancient Period

Gladiators in ancient Period One of the most famous elements of Roman society and entertainment. A unique product of Rome and Italy, gladiators came to epitomize the socially decadent nature of the Romans, with their taste for blood sports. Gladiators emerged among the Etruscans as a form of the .....

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Chromite

Chromite Definition Chromite is a brownish-black mineral consisting of a ferrous chromic oxide in cubic crystalline form, occurring principally in basic igneous rocks: the only commercial source of chromium and its compounds. It is an oxide mineral composed of chromium, iron and oxygen (FeCr2O4)......

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Myelin Protein Zero

Myelin Protein Zero Definition Myelin protein zero (PO, MPZ) is a glycoprotein which in humans is encoded by the MPZ gene. This gene is specifically expressed in Schwann cells of the peripheral nervous system and encodes a type I transmembrane glycoprotein that is a major structural protein of th.....

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