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Synonyms for descending

moving or sloping down

Antonyms for descending

coming down or downward

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Velum incompletum, 30-50% per sporangium longitudinem descendens.
lxi: "He not only wrote about universal things, but he also adapted doctrine, coming down ot the particulars, to our very way of living, to the basic practice of the specifics of human life" ("Non enim de universalibus tantum rebus scripsit; verum etiam ad particularia quaeque descendens, ad hunc nostrum vivendi usum et ad singularem quamdam humanae vitae operationem, doctrinam accommodavit").
Ascendente autem superbia prauorum quasi culmine turris nefandae ad caelum, ae quum est ut conditor caeli descendens destruat unanima coeptamalignorum, et hoc eis primum beneficii conferat, ne ualentes implere manus eorum quod coeperant, grauius in aeternum damnentur.
This dynamic model of the GI tract consists of five compartments representing the stomach, small intestine, and colon ascendens, transversum, and descendens (Figure 1).
VIENNA, Austria -- Miracor Medical Systems GmbH announced today that the first three STEMI patients enrolled in its "Prepare RAMSES" non-randomized safety and feasibility study of 40 patients have been successfully treated using PICSO([R]) (Pressure-controlled Intermittent Coronary Sinus Occlusion) for 90 minutes following primary PCI (Percutaneous Coronary Intervention, or angioplasty) of the left anterior descendens (LAD) coronary artery.