Sentence Examples


  • The court of chancery is also an offshoot of the curia regis.
  • The date of the original chapel is unknown, but it was probably an oratory which was an offshoot of Kirkstall Abbey.
  • According to the latter, the early monotremes which became specialized into modern monotremes, gave rise to the ancestors of the modern marsupials; while the modern placentals are likewise an offshoot from the ancestral marsupial stcck.
  • The Kabul (ancient Kophes), which is the most important (although not the largest) river in Afghanistan, rises at the foot of the Unai pass leading over the Sanglakh range, an offshoot of the Hindu Kush towards Bamian and Afghan Turkestan.
  • The inner wall of the vesicle (region of closure) is frequently thickened to form a so-called " sensecushion," apparently a ganglionic offshoot from the sub-umbral nerve - ring.

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