n.1.A turning to the opposite side; antistrophe.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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As represented by the transi tomb, Death is continually thrust before the living so that although the spatial contraversion of the quick and the dead may be anathematic, for the gravedigger it has become a matter of mere "custom" as, ultimately, it must be for us all.
A reasonable propagated onset through the IFOF terminations to the supplementary motor area (SMA), dorsolateral prefrontal cortex (DLPFC), and orbitofrontal cortex (OFC) would lead to clonic and/or tonic contraversion of the eyes and head or eyes only, forced closure of the eyelids, and palpebral jerks.
Note that most quick phases are triggered before the eyes have crossed the midline, and there is often a net shift in eye position opposite to the stimulus direction, called 'contraversion'.
Es precisamente, en esta segunda contraversion del rostro, donde Levinas utiliza la palabra Epifania (5), la cual da paso a la segunda emergencia del rostro en cuanto produccion de lo infinito.
Precisely because it always was a fiction, the story of marital unity could survive its contraversion in practice and its demise as law.