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cal·car 1

 (kăl′kär′)
n. pl. cal·car·i·a (kăl-kâr′ē-ə)
A spur or spurlike projection, such as one found on the base of a petal or on the wing or leg of a bird.

[Latin, spur, from calx, calc-, heel.]

cal·car 2

 (kăl′kär′)
n.
A furnace formerly used in glassmaking for calcination of materials into frit.

[Italian calcara, from Late Latin calcāria (fornāx), lime(-kiln), from Latin, feminine of calcārius, of lime; see calcareous.]

calcar

(ˈkælˌkɑː)
n, pl calcaria (kælˈkɛərɪə)
(Biology) a spur or spurlike process, as on the leg of a bird or the corolla of a flower
[C19: from Latin, from calx heel]

cal•car

(ˈkæl kɑr)

n., pl. cal•car•i•a (kælˈkɛər i ə)
Biol.
a spur or spurlike process.
[< Latin: spur]
cal′ca•rate`, adj.
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Pero el esmero en calcar el esperpento de la persona nunca se presta a burlarse de Wiseau, James Franco mantiene un equilibrio entre la insensatez y la vulnerabilidad; el acierto consistio en componer un personaje oscuro, cargado de protesis, pero transparente como un nino de cinco anos.
In [Figure 1]c, the principal stress distribution from the top of the femoral head to calcar was illustrated in healthy hip joint model; such simulation results were found consistent with the results of previous studies.
1] He recommended that the lag screw of PFN should be placed in the lower part of the femoral neck close to the femoral calcar with screw tip reaching the subchondral bone 5 to 10 mm below the articular cartilage in antero-posterior view.
Entre las principales causas de este paralelismo se puede mencionar la Biblia, la Antiguedad grecolatina, la coincidencia de la experiencia vital de varios pueblos, asi como los prestamos (por via de calcar de otras lenguas, incluyendo el latin).
For patients with intertrochanteric fractures, long-stem prostheses (cemented or uncemented depending on bone density and morphology of medullary cavity) were used if it was noted during the surgery that calcar femorale or lesser trochanter fracture was present, and that medial femur could not support the prosthesis sufficiently (Fig.
CORVALLIS - Greta Van Calcar, an NAIA cross country all-American, will transfer to Oregon State next season, OSU track and cross country coach Kelly Sullivan announced Monday.
Es cierto que todos tendemos a calcar argumentos de otros autores y trabajos, pero en este caso tales hiperboles son dificilmente justificables con los datos que tenemos de las pequenas comunidades calcoliticas mesetenas.
No se trata de un motivo aislado: aparecen, en otras entregas de PV, referencias al hecho de calcar otros aspectos de la realidad o simplemente de dibujarlos.
amurensis) and Meridiastra calcar, which are both present in large numbers throughout the PCMS.
2010) by the spine-like (not flattened) calcar, lacking teeth along the posterior margin (Asche 1985, 1990; Emeljanov 1995); and to the tribe Asiracini by its large size (approx.
39) Matta reported 17 complications in 494 hips, some of which included 2 femoral shaft fractures, 4 calcar fractures, 3 angle fractures, 3 greater trochanter fractures, and 1 transient femoral nerve palsy.