Dysgraphia

Dysgraphia Basics

Dysgraphia is a difficulty in coordinating the muscles of the hand and arm, in children who are intellectually normal and do not have severe neurological deficits. This difficulty prevents mastering and directing the pencil to write legibly and neatly. Dysgraphic writing is usually partially legible, since the student ‘s handwriting can be very small or […]

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Fairness

Fairness Basics

From the Latin aequanĭmis, equanimous is an adjective that allows us to name someone who has equanimity. This term, for its part, refers to impartiality of judgment and equality and constancy of mind. The equanimous, therefore, is linked to the just. Justice is what should be done according to fairness, reason and law. Fair and […]

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Detroit, Michigan

Detroit, Michigan

According to Ehuacom, Detroit is the largest city in the US state of Michigan and has a population of 632,000. The metropolitan area is the center of the American auto industry and has a population of 4,365 thousand (2021). Introduction According to mcat-test-centers, the metropolitan area is located in the southeastern part of the state […]

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Hawaii Island, Hawaii

Hawaii Island, Hawaii

  Hawaii United States Island Location Country United States archipelago Hawaiian Islands Province Hawaii Location Pacific Coordinates 19° 34′ N, 155° 30′ W General Surface 10,458 km² Inhabitants (2010) 185,079 (17.69/km²) County Seat Hilo Length 150 km Highest point Mauna Kea (4205 m) Landsat satellite image of the island in 1999-2001 Akaka Waterfall the west […]

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detail

Detail Basics

The first thing we must do is establish the etymological origin of the term detail. Thus, we come across the fact that it emanates from the French verb “détail”. Specifically, we can determine that it is the result of the sum of two components: the prefix “de-” and the verb “tailler” which means “cut”. Detail […]

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Demarcation

Demarcation Basics

Demarcation is the act and the result of demarcation: make a clarification to conclude a misunderstanding or avoid confusion, specify certain terms to establish a differentiation. The etymological origin of the verb is found in the Latin word delimitāre. For example: “The municipal authorities rehearsed a demarcation of responsibilities and accused the provincial government of […]

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Performance

Performance Basics

To discover the meaning of the term performance it is necessary, first, to know its etymological origin. In this case, we can state that it is a word that derives from Latin, it is exactly the result of the sum of three differentiated components of said language: -The prefix “des-”, which means “from top to […]

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Uprooting

Uprooting Basics

Uprooting is called the process and the result of uprooting: extracting a plant from the root; expel or remove someone from their place of origin; annul or abolish a custom. The notion is usually used with respect to what he feels who must emigrate from his land. For example: “The writer was awarded for his […]

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Deposit

Deposit Basics

Deposit is a term originating from the Latin deposĭtum that allows us to name the action and effect of depositing (delivering, entrusting, enclosing or protecting goods or valuables). The deposit consists, in general, of placing said goods in the custody of a person or an organization that must answer for them when they are requested. […]

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BUTT

Butt Basics

The etymology of the term butt refers to the Italian word culatta, which in turn derives from ass : the area of ​​the buttocks and the anus or, in objects, the rear or lower sector. Butt is called, in this framework, to the later part of something. The most common use of the concept refers […]

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AMOUNT

Amount Basics

The idea of ​​amount refers to a quantity (a portion or a number). The concept is often used of a measurement that is vague, imprecise, or indeterminate. For example: “The amount of the canon that restaurants must pay has not yet been defined”, “Social works intend to increase the amount they receive each month”, “The […]

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DEFICIENCY

Deficiency Basics

A deficiency is a fault or a flaw. The term, which comes from the Latin word deficiency, can also refer to the lack of a certain property that is characteristic of something. For example: «The doctor told me that I have a calcium deficiency», «The deficiency of this method is evident: the children do not […]

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CONFISCATION

Confiscation Basics

Before proceeding to determine the meaning of the term confiscation, it is necessary to know its etymological origin. In this case, we can state that it is a word that derives from confiscate and this comes from Latin, it is exactly the result of the sum of several clearly distinguishable components: -The prefix “de-”, which […]

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CURVE

Curve Basics

From the Latin curvus, a curve is a line (real or imaginary) that deviates from the straight direction without forming angles. This means that its direction varies gradually and constantly. The concept is often used to name the curved section of a road, a highway, a car circuit or a railway. For example: “To get […]

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Daily

Daily Basics

From the Latin quotidianus, everyday is an adjective that refers to something daily, habitual or frequent. For example: “Fights are a daily occurrence when leaving the bar, “Reading the newspapers is part of my daily activities”, “Traveling to Europe is a daily occurrence for certain people”. It is known as daily life to the usual […]

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Medulloblastoma Basics

Medulloblastoma is a neurological disease that occurs primarily in childhood. The malignant brain tumor occurs mainly in the back of the head, but has good chances of recovery. Research into the causes has not yet been adequately completed. What is a medulloblastoma? The medulloblastoma is considered to be the most common malignant brain tumor in […]

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Metabolic Syndrome Basics

The metabolic syndrome consists of four different factors: high blood pressure, obesity, insulin resistance and a change in blood lipid levels. If all four factors occur together, they represent a high risk of coronary heart disease. What is Metabolic Syndrome? The metabolic syndrome is not uniformly defined in Germany. The disease is most often associated […]

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Campomelic Dysplasia Basics

Campomelic dysplasia is a mutation-related malformation syndrome. Skeletal dysplasia, short stature and respiratory hypoplasia characterize the picture. Around ten percent of the patients survive the first weeks of life and receive symptomatic operative treatment to correct their deformities. What is campomelic dysplasia? The cause of campomelic dysplasia lies in the genetic material of the patients. The malformation […]

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Whooping Cough

Whooping Cough Basics

Whooping cough (pertussis) is an infectious disease of the bronchi and airways caused by bacteria. It is triggered by Bordetella pertussis Balterium. Although whooping cough is generally known as a childhood disease, adolescents and adults are also increasingly becoming ill. There is a vaccination against whooping cough. What is whooping cough? The bacterium Bordetella pertussis as […]

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Food Allergy

Food Allergy Basics

One speaks of a food allergy or food allergy when the body of the affected person reacts hypersensitively to various foods or foods. This leads to allergic reactions with typical signs and symptoms. Stomach pain, shortness of breath, asthmatic attacks, reddening of the skin, sneezing and a permanent runny nose are particularly characteristic. Since a […]

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Lentigo Malignant Basics

Lentigo maligna is a diffuse, flat, brown-black discoloration of the skin caused by atypical melanocytes. This phenomenon is caused by exposure to the sun and corresponds to a preliminary stage of malignant melanoma. The affected skin area is surgically completely removed. What is lentigo maligna? Signs of lentigo maligna should always be checked by a […]

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Scabies Basics

Scabies or scabies is a contagious skin infection that can usually be treated with appropriate lotions without complications. There are various ways to prevent scabies, which are explained in detail here. What is scabies? In most cases, the symptoms of scabies show up within two to six weeks. Then there are inflammatory reactions of the […]

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