radial collateral artery
An artery that is the anterior terminal branch of the deep brachial artery, anastomosing with the radial recurrent artery.
New law bans use of confusing words and sentences in government documents. Read the resultsOn October 13, 2010, President Obama signed into law the “United States Plain Writing Act of 2010.” Thirteen years after President Clinton issued his own “Plain Writing in Government” memorandum, the revised set of guidelines states that by July of this year all government agencies must simplify the often perplexing bureaucratic jargon used in documents produced for the American public. Gone are the grammatically longwinded sentences, …
What Is Lost When A Language Goes Extinct?Are some languages able to express certain ideas better than others? Are there concepts that exist in particular languages and nowhere else? As more and more languages become extinct, linguists are realizing that they contain a type of knowledge beyond simply a different set of words and grammar. In the next fifty years, linguists believe that 3,500 languages will go extinct. As globalization has linked markets and communities, …
- radius of convergence,
- radius of curvature,
- radius of gyration,
- radius rod,
- radius vector,
- radix point,
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