twelfth cranial nerve
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What Does “Solstice” Mean?The summer solstice marks the longest day of the calendar year and the beginning of summer in the Northern Hemisphere. But what does the word solstice mean, and what does it have to do with Shakespeare? The term solstice is derived from the Latin scientific term solstitium. Containing the Latin sol– meaning “the sun” and sistere meaning “to make stand.” Today the term solstice is used to describe the …
- twelfth amendment,
- twelfth day,
- twelfth man,
- twelfth night,
- twelfth-year molar,
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