scalprum


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scalprum

(ˈskælprəm)
n
a large scalpela raspatory or an instrument for scrapping bonesthe cutting edge of an incisor or tooth
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Henry unnecessarily imposes upon the poem the suggestion of mimesis, especially in the word "chiseling," whose Latin equivalent is "scalprum." As scalprum does not appear in the Latin original, "chiseling" thus serves more to obfuscate how the "frontis" (forehead), "vim" (strength) and "oris" (mouth) of the photographic subject are depicted by means of the sun itself' (25).
The three analyzed species from Pacific, Acanthurus triostegus, Prionurus scalprum [15], and Ctenochaetus striatus [16], all share a conservative Perciformes-like karyotype with In = 48a, considered b asal to this fish group 17].
L.267: the presence of the two humps on the left top of the sign as well as the SCALPRUM (L.268) element, which accompanies signs for objects made of stone, and is frequently an integral part of the STELA-sign, are indicators enough to secure the identification of this sign with the usual STELA-sign (L.267).