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diactine

(daɪˈæktiːn) or

diact

n
a sponge spicule having two rays that develop in different directions from a single point of origin
adj
(of a sponge spicule) having two rays that develop in different directions from a single point of origin
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In France, detailed levels of demographic analyses have been produced on a regular basis by the National Institute for Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) (and more recently by the Observatoire des territories, established in 2004 under the aegis of DIACT).
by: William Hobbins, MD, FABS, DABCT, FIACT and William Amalu, DC, DABCT, DIACT, FIACT
These include the French state--notably DIACT, the Ministry of Infrastructure, Transport and Housing, and the Caisse des Depots et Consignations (2)--and also the European Union and a range of 40 organisations, including private sector companies, which belong to the MOT on an associative basis through the payment of subscriptions.
(1.) La Delegation Interministerielle a l'Amenagement et a la Competitivite des Territoires (site : diact.gouv.fr) prend la suite de la DATAR ; l'association Entreprises, Territoires et Developpement assure le suivi et apporte une assistance methodologique aux procedures territoriales (site : projetdeterritoire.com).