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conus

(ˈkəʊnəs)
n, pl -ni (-ni)
1. (Anatomy) anatomy zoology any of several cone-shaped structures, such as the conus medullaris, the lower end of the spinal cord
2. (Zoology) anatomy zoology any of several cone-shaped structures, such as the conus medullaris, the lower end of the spinal cord
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CONUS

continental United States.
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The total estimated cost of the program is US$500 million and the term "CONUS" refers to the training of Taiwanese F-16 fighter pilots in the Continental United States.
Army Regulation 525-93, Army Deployment and Redeployment, defines force projection as "the ability to project the military element of national power from CONUS or another theater in response to requirements for military operations." Army Doctrine Publication 4-0, Sustainment, elaborates by saying that the processes of force projection (mobilization, deployment, employment, sustainment, and redeployment) "are a continuous, overlapping, and repeating sequence of events throughout an operation.
Eight morphometric characteristics of the gladius (gladius length [GL], conus length [CL], maximum width of conus [CW], proostracum length [PL], maximum width of prostracum [PW], length from anterior tip of conus to the widest point of proostracum [PWL], length from anterior tip of conus to proximal end of lateral plates [LPL], the width between two anterior apices of lateral plates [LPW]) were measured from each sample to the nearest 1 mm (Fig.
After quality control steps, 26 and 25 sites of the SCAN network are selected over the eastern and the western CONUS, respectively.
[3] A conus artery arising from the aorta was found in 50% of 651 subjects by Bergman et al.
One undergraduate working in Olivera's laboratory stated that he thought it would be interesting to look beyond paralysis and test the effects of isolated toxins from the venoms from 2 relatively common species, Conus geographus and Conus magus, even those toxins that did not cause paralysis, by direct injection into the central nervous system (3, 4).
The shell I have chosen to feature and introduce to the reader is the Conus litteratus, the lettered cone, a wellknown species of this large family of mollusks.
* Identifies members requiring assignment to CONUS facilities adjacent to major medical facilities; and
The origin, course and main branches of RCA were studied in detail, giving emphasis to the conus artery/ third coronary artery.
While M1 Al-equipped forward deployed units sat and watched, CONUS units deployed with M1 tanks, and lo and behold, they then had to execute an in-the-ater swap, units trading in their Mi for M1A1 tanks, along with all the training and maintenance illand logistics involved, not to mention the duplication of shipping.
Large variations exist in the literature concerning the position of the conus medullaris and the thecal sac [9, 10].