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 (păth′brā′kĭng, päth′-)
Characterized by originality and innovation; pioneering.
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Dr Redha said the pathbreaking 3D printed model of the kidney was used to operate on a 43-year-old woman smoker whose right kidney had a highly complex malignant mass that was accidentally discovered during an assessment for symptoms of colic.
The pathbreaking Saudi Arabian director, Haifaa Al Mansour, has won the $100,000 (Dh367,270) IWC Filmmaker Award.
Johan Nieuhof's illustrated account of his visit to the Chinese emperor in 1655-1657, published in 1665, was especially pathbreaking.
All these changes, and many others were evolutionary, incremental improvements, rather than big, bold, pathbreaking new products.
KALKI KOECHLIN and director Shonali Bose finally revealed the inspiration behind their pathbreaking film, Margarita With A Straw , while promoting the film at Mehboob Studio in Mumbai on Friday evening.
Two collections of his influential studies on the environment and the social groups in North Africa were published in 1995, and in 2011 his new pathbreaking book on religious violence and martyrdom in late Roman Africa won several scholarly awards.
In its continuous efforts to introduce innovative and pathbreaking products and services for its ever increasing network of customers, UBL OMNI once again, has introduced another new and exciting first.
Bridging the Pacific: Toward Free Trade and Investment Between China and the United States" is a pathbreaking study in which C.
This pathbreaking research will advance the understanding of cellular processes and help to shape the way we diagnose and treat many kinds of disease.
The discovery of the complex of three proteins is pathbreaking as it was previously believed that KCC2 and GluK2 were in separate compartments of the cell and acted independently of each other.
A recognized authority of nineteenth- and early twentieth-century music, he has given us pathbreaking scholarship illuminated by his passion for music as art and as cultural history.
Summary: Former French Socialist prime minister Pierre Mauroy, whose reforming government conducted a slew of pathbreaking .