pallium


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Synonyms for pallium

(zoology) a protective layer of epidermis in mollusks or brachiopods that secretes a substance forming the shell

(Roman Catholic Church) vestment consisting of a band encircling the shoulders with two lappets hanging in front and back

cloak or mantle worn by men in ancient Rome

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In New Brunswick, the L.E.A.P program (Learning Essential Approaches to Palliative and End of Life Care), offered through Pallium Canada, has been identified as a leading educational tool to train interdisciplinary team members in the basics of hospice palliative care.
Tinti herself writes on the archiepiscopal pallium, and the complex ideological and political circumstances of the tenth and eleventh centuries connected with the high number of archbishops of Canterbury who travelled to Rome to receive their pallium in person, in striking contrast with the archbishops of York who did not.
It predates, in English usage, the Latin "pallium," cloak or mantle.
There is an exclusive workshop on palliative care by Pallium India which is a WHO-recognised centre of excellence for palliative care and pain relief.
Puppet show director, Heather Burnley, from Gwyddelwern, said: "I will be recreating the puppet show I developed for the Millennium when I retraced the journey taken by Sigeric in 990 when he travelled to Rome to receive his pallium, a special stole made from lamb's wool, from the Pope.
conversation on our page www.face theliverpoolecho During the Mass, Archbishop Malcolm will receive a pallium - a woollen shoulder band.
Identifying variety as characteristic of English dress, the author's starting points are Tertullian--the third-century theologian who rejected the Roman toga for the Greek pallium as a philosophical, Christian garment--and Boethius, whose imprisonment involved a transformation in clothing.
The pallium, and the stola, the insignia of high officials, made their appearance in the 5th century.
The MECs from SHRs and WKY rat pallium were cultured as described [11] with modification.
It is thus a hallmark of her poetry to make archaic words such as "hough," "cosh," "relucent," "pash," "apocopate," and "Pallium" live, shifting a sense of the written tradition into the oral one.