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LABIODENTAL

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A speech sound also called a labial dental, also a denoting speech sound made with the lower lip touching or near the upper teeth. See labial

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LABOR

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From the dilation of the cervix until the infants head begins to emerge into the birth canal, see delivery it is the first stage of child birth

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LABOR MANAGEMENT RELATIONS ACT

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The act identified and prohibited certain unfair labour practices of both unions and employers, created the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service to aid in resolution of disputes

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LABOR RELATIONS

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A multidisciplinary field of study devoted to understanding and managing employee employer or union employer relations, also called industrial relations. Relations between employer and employees or between them and the unions

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LABORATORY-METHOD MODEL

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an education approach which emphasizes the role of social interaction. The development of personal awareness and interpersonal skills is a major area of concern.

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LABYRINTH

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a complex anatomical system of cavities, ducts and canals within the temporal bone of the skull that comprises the inner ear. The bony is a system of bony cavities that houses the membranous labyrinth, a membrane lined system of ducts containing receptors for hearing and balance.

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LABYRINTHITIS

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It may result in the loss of balance, partial or temporary loss of hearing or loss of balance it is an infection or inflammation of the ear

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LACK OF FIT

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Model diverge from the corresponding empirical values and the degree to which the pridicted values are generated

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LACRIMAL GLAND (LACHRYMAL GLAND)

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a tear-producing gland.

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LACRIMAL REFLEX

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the secretion of tears due to variety of stimuli, including stimuli that irritate receptors.

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