metabasis


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metabasis

(mɛˈtæbəsɪs)
n
1. (Philosophy) philosophy a change or transition within an argument from one example or case to another
2. (Medicine) med a change in the symptoms of a disease, or a change in the treatment of that disease
3. (Rhetoric) rhetoric obsolete a transition or change from one subject to another

metabasis

a transition from one subject to another. Also metabola, metabole. — metabatic, adj.
See also: Rhetoric and Rhetorical Devices
an alteration in the nature of a disease or in its treatment. Also metabola, metabole. — metabatic, adj.
See also: Disease and Illness
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2 MPM Capital Pharmaceuticals Metabasis 04/16/2008 5.
He has also served as vice president, chief financial officer at Metabasis Therapeutics, Inc.
If Taipale means that embodiment is included as "implicated in our perception," I think he is guilty of a metabasis, since on the level of a priori intersubjectivity, we are not really dealing with (concrete, bodily) perception but with what makes perception possible.
Previously, Dr Forbes worked as vice president, Clinical Development and Regulatory Affairs at Metabasis Therapeutics, a group leader at Otsuka America Pharmaceutical as well as a senior clinical research scientist at Glaxo.
But she just hit, you know, one afternoon all of a sudden like death into a, leaving the whole opaque mess behind, and now here we are, her own metabasis.
metabasis < metabasis, transito, mutacion, transformacion, cambio.
El fisico cuantico Wolfgang Pauli establecio, desde 1925, su famoso principio de exclusion, que lo hizo acreedor del Premio Nobel, y que afirma que hay "leyes-sistemas" que no son derivables de las leyes que rigen a sus componentes; el todo es entendido y explicado por conceptos caracteristicos de niveles superiores de organizacion: se da--como decian los autores griegos--una "transicion a otro genero" (una metabasis eis alio genos).
Se configura de esta forma un esquema de dualismo monarquiano <<mitigado>>, en que el segundo principio deriva del primero, aunque, en la radical metabasis de la substancia caida, mantiene todas las caracteristicas de segunda raiz de la realidad, origen y sustrato de elementos ya ineliminables del escenario existencial.
based Metabasis has completed a phase IB randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled 2-week trial involving 56 hyperlipidemic subjects in which MB07811 demonstrated dose-dependent reductions in LDL of up to 41% accompanied by a 30% drop in triglycerides.
Por consiguiente, aquel que quiere 'medrar' debe pagar su acceso a todo lo que define a los hombres propiamente humanos con un verdadero cambio de naturaleza -esta seria la ocasion unica para hablar de metabasis eis allo genos: conversion en otro genero, en otra comunidad de origen, en otra familia social- ; 'promocion social' vivida como una promocion ontologica o, si se prefiere, como un proceso de civilizacion .
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