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Synonyms for aphaeresis

(linguistics) omission at the beginning of a word as in 'coon' for 'raccoon' or 'till' for 'until'

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The objective is to show that the name chino as referent of Afrodescendant derives from "chino," a synonym of "pig" and/ or through aphaeresis from "co-chino" used often as "chino-cochino" meaning "dirty pig.
These patients in the second group could be monitored in secondary care hospitals which have intensive care and blood centre units which can perform platelet aphaeresis.
Practical and therapeutic issues and adverse reactions in therapeutic aphaeresis.
CLS doctorates will follow patients to investigate transfusion reactions and/or screen patients for aphaeresis.
blessed', developed by aphaeresis because the original forms allegedly were reanalysed as being reduplicated (cf.
If this view is adopted, then there probably are no instances of aphaeresis of a- (p.
From the same team that brought you ``Walking With Dinosaurs'' and ``Walking With Prehistoric Beasts,'' ``Cavemen'' takes the viewer on an eight-million-year journey from the more-ape-than-human Lucy (an Australopithecus aphaeresis, when her skull was found she was named after the song playing on the radio at the time, ``Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds'') to a mere 30,000 or 40,000 years ago when Neanderthals died out and Homo sapiens became the dominant species.
I would be very curious to know if the standard tubing and centrifuge harness used for aphaeresis contain DEHP.