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rarely occurring or appearing

marked by great diffusion of component particles

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not widely known

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recurring only at long intervals

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not widely distributed

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having low density

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marked by an uncommon quality

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(of meat) cooked a short time

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Some cases are on record of the same species presenting distinct varieties in the upper and lower parts of the same formation, but, as they are rare, they may be here passed over.
In examining the latest deposits of various quarters of the world, it has everywhere been noted, that some few still existing species are common in the deposit, but have become extinct in the immediately surrounding sea; or, conversely, that some are now abundant in the neighbouring sea, but are rare or absent in this particular deposit.
In fact, this nearly exact balancing between the supply of sediment and the amount of subsidence is probably a rare contingency; for it has been observed by more than one palaeontologist, that very thick deposits are usually barren of organic remains, except near their upper or lower limits.
And what numberless and powerful causes tend to destroy these rare natures!
By heaven, would not such an one be a rare educator?
Thus, my excellent friend, is brought about all that ruin and failure which I have been describing of the natures best adapted to the best of all pursuits; they are natures which we maintain to be rare at any time; this being the class out of which come the men who are the authors of the greatest evil to States and individuals; and also of the greatest good when the tide carries them in that direction; but a small man never was the doer of any great thing either to individuals or to States.
A rare disease is any disease that affects a small percentage of the population.
This in conjunction with World Rare Disease Day on February 28 held this year under the slogan [beaucoup moins que]Show your rare, show you care[beaucoup plus grand que] with the theme of "Bridging health and social care".
With the theme, 'Easing the Burden of Rare Disease,' the PSOD Patient's Forum was organized in December 12, 2018, at the Best Western Hotel La Corona, Manila, to discuss the plight of the patients and their needs for medical assistance and how local agencies can contribute to the patients.
"Although we fight Levi's rare disease 365 days a year, Rare Disease Day is a day to raise awareness not only for Levi's ultra-rare condition, but other rare diseases," says Levi's mother, Dona Krystosek.
Using an analysis based on a cohort of 258,235 patients diagnosed with a rare disease during 2017/2018, it focused on hospital visits and activity in the lead-up to diagnosis over the prior 10 years.
In another interview at the meeting, Marshall Summar, MD, chief of genetics and metabolism at Children's National Medical Center in Washington, said that genetic developments may create a new medical model for patients with rare diseases and their doctors.
The assets subject to this transfer consist mainly of a business sector which conducts R&D in Chichibu Plant as a part of the Showa Denko Group's rare earth magnetic alloy business and SDK's intellectual property rights on rare earth magnetic alloys.
The reason: China has more than 40 percent of the world's reserves of the rare earths and currently produces more than 80 percent of the global supply.
According to the research report, the worldwide market for rare earth metals, which stood at US$3.9 bn in 2012, is projected to rise at a CAGR of 13.0% during the period from 2012 to 2018 and increase to US$8.1 bn by the end of the period of the forecast.