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n.1.(Biol.) Same as Mimicry.
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However, not all decorating elements were translated, contents and all, from the place of origin, some of them were simply copied in a rudimentary mimetism; others were reproduced from an inner drive that pertains to the sensitivity of that category of composers that create new artistic realities, having as exigency the conjugation of compositional elements for the sake of euphony (Zamfir 2012: 343-355) (8).
Bhabha's notions of the ambivalence of mimetism, referring to the "coherencia epistemologica" (epistemological coherence) of Arroyo Pizarro's work.
The company is pioneering a new approach and has built a unique drug discovery engine based on mimetism of the secular strategy how viruses have adapted during evolution to hijack the human cellular functions for their own benefit.
There is a certain preoccupation for formal compliance, a certain mimetism of the rules imposed by the international bodies of which these professional bodies are part, but there is still a long way until certain values and procedures for eliminating those who do not respect become elements of organizational cultures of these professional bodies in Romania.
Many African scholars have articulated a visceral critique of African scholarship as characterised by mimetism of the worst kind (Hountondji, 1992; Prah, 1989) especially mimetic philopraxis (Ramose, 1999).
The diagnosis of GBS dated back to 2002; during a community-acquired pneumonia, a molecular mimetism between bacterial antigens and gangliosides of the nerves' myelin sheath led to the development of a severe and rapidly progressive muscle weakness with areflexia, till tetraplegia.
Furthermore, public sector organizations are more vulnerable to circumstances, which means they adopt certain kinds of structures, processes or innovations in order to benefit from the advantages that mimetism offers.
The analysis should be able to provide for the patient the previously missing favorable milieu for building up the ego, and so put an end to that state of mimetism which like a conditioned reflex only drives the person toward repetition.
Local versus global mimetism: The dynamics of alliance formation in the automobile industry.
The website currently has dozens of ongoing projects on topics such as symbiotic relationships, mimetism, and backyard diversity.
From this perspective, myth raises the issue of mimetism, which Lacoue-Labarthe and Nancy (1990) discuss in relation to the "Nazi myth." To counter the power of myth, Plato banished theater and tragedy, essentially art, "because myth, like the work of art that exploits it, is an instrument of identification" (Lacoue-Labarthe and Nancy 1990, 298).