The New Encyclopaedia Britannica
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1974 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 934 pages
 Propaedia: outline of knowledge and guide to the Britannica.--- Micropaedia: ready reference and index.--- Macropaedia: knowledge in depth.
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But modern armed forces have become complex and include not only combat
groups but various support and service units with tasks that range from planning
to transportation and from the improvement of morale to the cultivation of
Such mechanisms are neither very accurate nor selective; the driver, for example,
quickly must become selectively alert when confronted with an emergency.
Preattentive processes pass to focal attention, leading to less routine response ...
and the peritoneal inflammation becomes generalized with great rapidity. ...
Loops of small bowel or sigmoid colon may become caught between adhesions
or between these and the abdominal wall or organs or may even become twisted,
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