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- ‘Conversely, they may be fully conscious but feel that they don't want to do anything at all - akinetic mutism.’
- ‘That we are here proves that a solid, akinetic skull doesn't necessarily doom a taxon to morphological stagnation.’
- ‘In the absence of Behcet's disease, intracardiac thrombus is often found to overlie an akinetic myocardial segment.’
- ‘In more derived snakes, most of the occipital elements are fused, forming essentially the only akinetic structure in the skull.’
- ‘This has the effect of moving the femur farther forward than would be possible with an akinetic pelvis thereby increasing stride length.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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