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a careful considering of a matter

the condition of being so lost in solitary thought as to be unaware of one's surroundings

repetition of an action so as to develop or maintain one's skill

to apply one's mind to the acquisition or production of knowledge

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a detailed critical inspection

applying the mind to learning and understanding a subject (especially by reading)

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a state of deep mental absorption

a room used for reading and writing and studying

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preliminary drawing for later elaboration

attentive consideration and meditation

someone who memorizes quickly and easily (as the lines for a part in a play)

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a composition intended to develop one aspect of the performer's technique

be a student

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be a student of a certain subject

think intently and at length, as for spiritual purposes

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Odontogenic cysts: A retrospective study of 1227 cases in an Iranian population from 1987 to 2007.
In a single center retrospective study at Shanghai Renji Hospital, the most common cause of AKI in hospitalized patients was shown to be prerenal, which accounted for 52% of all cases, followed by renal parenchymal AKI (44.
However this was a retrospective study and this subject needs further investigation.
Patient attrition between diagnosis with HIV in pregnancy-related services in Kenya: a retrospective study.
All of the 7,319 pregnant women in the retrospective study were receiving 17 alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate (17P) because they had experienced at least one spontaneous preterm delivery (SPTD).
A separate retrospective study by other investigators in 2004 reported that patients who wait 2 or more years for ACL reconstruction are nearly twice as likely to develop immediate meniscal pathology, compared with patients whose ACL was treated within 1 year, he noted.
However, this is a very small retrospective study and clearly merits repetition in a large prospective series before these interesting results can be confirmed.
One often-sited retrospective study has suggested that surgical patients who had a view of nature from the window of their hospital room spent less time in the hospital and required less analgesic medication than did similar patients whose room had a view of another building.
In this retrospective study, 341 nasopharyngeal and bronchoalveolar lavage samples were taken from children (age 2 days-12 years) hospitalized with respiratory tract infections in 2004 in the Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa.
In a retrospective study of clozapine, 20 children and adolescents with treatment-refractory schizophrenia showed significant decreases in three indices of aggression--administration of emergency oral medications, administration of emergency injectable medications, and seclusion events--after 6 months of treatment.
Women exposed to abuse, violence and family strife in childhood are more likely than those without such experiences to have a teenage pregnancy; the greater the number of adverse childhood experiences, the higher the likelihood of pregnancy, according to a retrospective study of women attending a primary care clinic in San Diego.
The results of a retrospective study of stem cell transplantation in children showed an increased risk of infections within 30 days of transplantation, regardless of the type of transplant.
A 5-year longitudinal and cross-sectional evaluation is being conducted as a retrospective study of current 12th graders enrolled in Med-COR (n=108 in 2000-2001) and a prospective study of 8th graders entering Med-COR in Fall 2001.