fastigium


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fas·tig·i·um

 (fă-stĭj′ē-əm)
n.
The period of maximum severity or intensity of a disease or fever.

[Latin fastīgium, apex, height.]

fastigium

(fæˈstɪdʒɪəm)
n
(Pathology) (of an illness) the period of greatest intensity
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fastigium

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Medicine. The highest point or state:
Informal: payoff.
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Arenga / Quoniam universis in orbe regibus, quibus omnipotens exordium creator humanum rem publicam regendam distribuit, propositum constat in commune justitiam colere, recta judicare populisque subditis quibus imperant juste consulere, dignum est et utile ut nos, quos ad regni fastigium regum rex et omnium dominus dignatus est attollere, ea quae sibi sunt placita debeamus cogitare...
Fastigium of vertex short, flat or slightly concave, apex truncate.
5: <<Miramur tantum apud uos per occasionem temporis impacati aut ambientium presumptionem aut tumultum ualuisse popularem, ut indignis quibusque et longe extra sacerdotale meritum constitutis pastorale fastigium et gubernatio ecclesiae crederetur.
(26) " Deum quippe imitari desiderat, qui fastigium potentiae, alienis intentus utilitatibus, et non suis laudibus elatus, administrat: qui praelatus caeteris prodesse appetit, non praeesse " (HINCMAR, 1852, p.
Poco despues, el 10 de abril de 1655, seria el mismo papa Alejandro VII quien la aprobaria por medio del documento: Ad pastoralis dignitatis fastigium. Tres anos mas tarde el nuevo papa Clemente IX, que conocia bien los objetivos y las practicas de la Escuela de Cristo de Madrid puesto que habia sido nuncio apostolico en dicha ciudad, confirmo nuevamente a la institucion mediante el documento pontificio: Sacrosanti Apostolatus Officium, con fecha de 12 de junio de 1669, atribuyendoles indulgencias especificas.
Genera in this key are grouped by tribe, and some of these are based on the following structures: body size, pronotum, fastigium, cerci, subgenitalplate, and shape of ovipositor.
Coryphe broad and projected anterior to eyes, fastigium carinate and strongly inflected, posterior margin of coryphe concave.
Tyrannidis ergo fastigium in contumeliam creatoris a uenatore incipiens, alium non inuenit auctorem quam eum qui in caede ferarum et uolutabro sanguinis domini contemptum didicisset, John of Salisbury, Policraticus, 1.4.162-170, CCCM 118.35.
Ventricular abnormalities include thin and elongated fourth ventricle that lacks a fastigium, large massa intermedia, hydrocephalus.
por los hermanos Ogulnii sobre el fastigium del templo de Jupiter Capitolino.
Fastigium acute, narrow, with thin groove in upper part, separated anteriorly from the frontal apex by a conspicuous notch.
Vertex lighter, darker spots on base, middle and apex of lateral carinae, and apex of submedian carinae on fastigium. Frons lighter, with small irregular darker spots on base, followed by two narrow irregular stripes extending towards the gena, one whitish, one blackish, and a third, regular wider whitish stripe at apex.