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Age of Dinosaurs
Synapsida
Archosauriformes
Archosauria
Pterosauria
6 chambered heart; infratemporal fenestrea
Antorbital Fenestra
4 chambered heart; supraacetabulour buttress
bony sternum; thin walled limb bones; air sacs in humerus; no…
Synapsida
6 chambered heart; infratemporal fenestrea
Archosauriformes
Antorbital Fenestra
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Age of Dinosaurs
Peg-in-socket ankle
alligators and crocodiles
skull with only infratemporal fenestrae
Primitive Therapsids
What are the basic features of pseudosuchia?
What types of crocodylians are alive today?
What features are common to all synapsids?
Infratemporal fenestrae opens up and down rather than in and…
Peg-in-socket ankle
What are the basic features of pseudosuchia?
alligators and crocodiles
What types of crocodylians are alive today?
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Age of Dinosaurs
Fossil
Sedimentary Rock
Mold
Cast
A preserved remnant or impression of an organism that lived i…
A type of rock that forms when particles from other rocks or…
A type of fossil that goes with a cast
A type of fossil that goes with a mold
Fossil
A preserved remnant or impression of an organism that lived i…
Sedimentary Rock
A type of rock that forms when particles from other rocks or…
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Age of Dinosaurs
Corollary-
Mosasaurus
Georges Cuvier
Megalosaurus
failure to apply principle of parsimony... Failure to follow pee…
fossil of a skull of something that was eating meat, 3 ft lon…
"Father of comparative anatomy"... Studied fossil vertebrates... So…
large meat-eating reptile from Oxfordshire... -Buckland
Corollary-
failure to apply principle of parsimony... Failure to follow pee…
Mosasaurus
fossil of a skull of something that was eating meat, 3 ft lon…
80 terms
Age of Dinosaurs
Earliest known published picture of di…
Thomas Jefferson found...
What families are Mastrodon and mammot…
Mosasaurs
1676 - enigmatic thigh bone from Theirod dinosaur
"big claw... bones are similar to Rusty the Sloth (IMU)
Mastrodon - from modern elephant... Mammoth - from Indian elephant
Discovered in Maatrich, Netherlands... Captured by invading Fren…
Earliest known published picture of di…
1676 - enigmatic thigh bone from Theirod dinosaur
Thomas Jefferson found...
"big claw... bones are similar to Rusty the Sloth (IMU)
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The Age of Dinosaur
dinosaurs
moist
skull
fossils
An extremely diverse group of ancient reptiles varying in bod…
damp
Protects the brain
Trace of an organism from the past
dinosaurs
An extremely diverse group of ancient reptiles varying in bod…
moist
damp
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Dinosaurs Age
Ostrich Mimic Ornithomimids
Ultrasauros
Tyrannosaurus Rex
Spinosaurus
What was the fastest dinosaur?
What was the strongest dinosaur?
What was the most ferocious dinosaur?
What was the largest water dinosaur?
Ostrich Mimic Ornithomimids
What was the fastest dinosaur?
Ultrasauros
What was the strongest dinosaur?
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Age of Dinosaurs
Archaeopteryx
Archaeopteryx
Back turned first toe
asymmetrical feathers
One of the most important fossils in the history of science.
Best known Mesozoic bird (has feathers and teeth)
foot that can grasp
for flight
Archaeopteryx
One of the most important fossils in the history of science.
Archaeopteryx
Best known Mesozoic bird (has feathers and teeth)
The Age Of The Dinosaurs
Dinosaur
Saurischia
Ornithischia
Pterosaur
Any chiefly terrestrial, herbivorous or carnivorous reptile o…
Any of an order of herbivorous or carnivorous dinosaurs that…
Any of an order of herbivorous dinosaurs that have the pubis…
Any flying reptile from the Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceou…
Dinosaur
Any chiefly terrestrial, herbivorous or carnivorous reptile o…
Saurischia
Any of an order of herbivorous or carnivorous dinosaurs that…
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Age of Dinosaurs Terms
palentology
systematics
science
hypothesis
the study of past life as perserved
the study of biological diversity and its organization
process of describing the material universe by means of repea…
an idea or proposition who truth or falsehood is not initiall…
palentology
the study of past life as perserved
systematics
the study of biological diversity and its organization
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The age of the Dinosaur
Moist
Jungle
Dinosaur
preserved
slightly wet, damp
A hot and wet place where thin bushes, twisting vines, and ta…
a group of four-legged animals that ruled Earth for about 140…
saved, to keep in perfect condition
Moist
slightly wet, damp
Jungle
A hot and wet place where thin bushes, twisting vines, and ta…
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Age of Dinosaurs Synapomorphies
Amniota
Synapsida
Sauria
Lepidosauria
amniotic egg... -shelled egg with specialized membranes... -laid on…
infratemporal fenestra... -allows room for larger jaw-closing mu…
post-temporal fenestra... infratemporal fenestra... supratemporal f…
cranial kinesis... -ability to move one part of the skull relati…
Amniota
amniotic egg... -shelled egg with specialized membranes... -laid on…
Synapsida
infratemporal fenestra... -allows room for larger jaw-closing mu…
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age of fuxing dinosaurs
Vertebrata
-petromysontida
Gnathostoma
-chondrichthyes
skeleton=bone and cartilage... advanced nervous, circulatory and…
lampreys... most basic vertebral clade
jaws (modified branchial arches)... banned appendages
cartilaginous... sharks, rays, snakes
Vertebrata
skeleton=bone and cartilage... advanced nervous, circulatory and…
-petromysontida
lampreys... most basic vertebral clade
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Dinosaur age
Species
Fossils
Adaptation
Evolution
A group of similar organisms that can mate with each other.
Remains of a dead animals bones.
A trait that increases an organisms ability to survive.
The process to change.
Species
A group of similar organisms that can mate with each other.
Fossils
Remains of a dead animals bones.
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Age of Dinosaurs Quiz 1
Theory
Fact
Relative age
Absolute age
Universal explanation for a set of observations and hypotheses
Idea confirmed to such an extent that provisional dissent is…
To the order in which events took place
to the actual numerical age of an event
Theory
Universal explanation for a set of observations and hypotheses
Fact
Idea confirmed to such an extent that provisional dissent is…
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Welcome To The Age of Dinosaurs!
Age of Dinosaurs
Mesozoic era
Triassic
Jurassic
Corresponds to the time period that geologists call the Mesoz…
Divided into 3 time spans-the Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretace…
In this period, 248-208 million years ago, the dinosaurs bega…
During this period, about 208-144 million years ago, the dino…
Age of Dinosaurs
Corresponds to the time period that geologists call the Mesoz…
Mesozoic era
Divided into 3 time spans-the Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretace…
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Age of Dinosaurs Exam 1
Definition of a dinosaur
Southwest Africa - Kalahari
China
Alberta, Canada
upright posture; 2 skull openings behind the eye orbits, not…
Culture includes songs, stories, and paintings of dinosaur tr…
Reports of dragon bones from Sichuan (265 AD) many have been…
Plains Indians revered dinosaur bones as "the father of buffa…
Definition of a dinosaur
upright posture; 2 skull openings behind the eye orbits, not…
Southwest Africa - Kalahari
Culture includes songs, stories, and paintings of dinosaur tr…
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dinosaur ages
Maastrichtian
Campanian
Santonian
Coniancian
late Cretaceous
late Cretaceous
late Cretaceous
late Cretaceous
Maastrichtian
late Cretaceous
Campanian
late Cretaceous
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Dinosaur Ages
Plateosaurus
Coelophysis
Allosaurus
Apatosaurus
Late Triassic
Late Triassic
Late Jurrasic
Late Jurrasic
Plateosaurus
Late Triassic
Coelophysis
Late Triassic
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Age of Dinosaurs Synapomorphies
Dino Sauria
Orni This Chia
Thy Reo Phora
Stego Sauria
1. In-turned femoral head... 2. Opposable Thumb... 3. Perforate Ace…
1. Characteristic pelvis with back turned pubis.... 2. Predentar…
1. Armor made of bony scutes that cover back and/or flanks... 2.…
1. Scutes enlarged to form 2 rows of large plates extending a…
Dino Sauria
1. In-turned femoral head... 2. Opposable Thumb... 3. Perforate Ace…
Orni This Chia
1. Characteristic pelvis with back turned pubis.... 2. Predentar…
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Age of Dinosaurs Quiz two
anapsid
synapsid
diapsid
anterior
no side temporal fenestrae but does have posttemporal fenestrae
only an infratemporal fenestra on each side of the skull
posesses an infratemporal and a supratemporal fenestra on eac…
towards the front
anapsid
no side temporal fenestrae but does have posttemporal fenestrae
synapsid
only an infratemporal fenestra on each side of the skull
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Geo 302D Age of Dinosaurs
Aristotle
Leonardo Da Vinci
Andreas Vesalius Bruxellensis
James Usher
Observation of nature wrote about fossils
Water and Fossils foundations for Geology
Ancient scrolls disected cadavars, illustrated anatomy, label…
4004 BC origins of earth scientific attempt, KJV book of Gene…
Aristotle
Observation of nature wrote about fossils
Leonardo Da Vinci
Water and Fossils foundations for Geology
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Age of Dinosaurs Chapter 2
axial skeleton
appendicular skeleton
skull or cranium
foramen magnum
the bones of the skull and vertebral column
the bones of the limbs and limb girdles
houses and protects the brain and sensory organs, houses feed…
"big hole"; the opening on the midline of the back of the sku…
axial skeleton
the bones of the skull and vertebral column
appendicular skeleton
the bones of the limbs and limb girdles
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Age of dinosaurs people
Carolus linnaeus
John ostrom
Cope and marsh
Gideon mantell
Father of systematics
1960s paleontologist who realized dinosaurs were more like no…
two paleontologists from 1880s competed to get most fossils-…
studied structure and life of Iguanodon
Carolus linnaeus
Father of systematics
John ostrom
1960s paleontologist who realized dinosaurs were more like no…
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Age of dinosaurs study guide
Is Iguanodontia a member of the clade…
What are the two sister taxa of the cl…
What is the sister taxon of Stegosauria?
What taxon is most closely related to…
yes
ornithschia and saurischia
ankylosauria
stegosauria
Is Iguanodontia a member of the clade…
yes
What are the two sister taxa of the cl…
ornithschia and saurischia
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Age of Dinosaurs Final Exam
Allosaurus has a distinctive ridge abo…
Velociraptor had a elongated skull, a…
Tyrannosaurus evolved only a few milli…
The head of Coelphysis is crowned with…
True
True
True
False
Allosaurus has a distinctive ridge abo…
True
Velociraptor had a elongated skull, a…
True
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Age of Dinosaurs Exam 2
beginning of study of dinosaur tracks
who published first description/analys…
modern study of dino footprints
conditions necessary for track preserv…
CT River Valley of MA
Edward Hitchcock (1836)
1970s
1. wet and somewhat firm... 2. sediment dries quickly after depo…
beginning of study of dinosaur tracks
CT River Valley of MA
who published first description/analys…
Edward Hitchcock (1836)
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Age of Dinosaurs--Test 1
Where in Texas would you go to look fo…
The discovery that rocks can be dated…
Active continental margins are associa…
Approx. how old is the earth?
Big Bend National Park
Arthur Holmes
All of the above
4,600,000,000 years
Where in Texas would you go to look fo…
Big Bend National Park
The discovery that rocks can be dated…
Arthur Holmes
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Age of Dinosaurs Synapomorphies
Amniota
Synapsida
Sauropsida
Sauria
1st Appearance in Carboniferous... Amniotic Egg
1st Appearance in Carboniferous... Infratemporal Fenestra
1st Appearance in Carboniferous... Posttemporal Fenestra... Color V…
1st Appearance in Carboniferous... Infratemporal Tenestra... Suprat…
Amniota
1st Appearance in Carboniferous... Amniotic Egg
Synapsida
1st Appearance in Carboniferous... Infratemporal Fenestra
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GEOL 303 Age of Dinosaurs
Definition of a dinosaur
William Buckland
Joseph Leidy
Roy Chapman Andrews
Upright is when feet are below hips; diapsid is 2 skull openi…
Describes Megalosaurus. Recognized it as a large, extinct rep…
Describes first dino fossils from North America
1920s-1930s Central Asiatic Expeditions... -Led by Roy Chapman A…
Definition of a dinosaur
Upright is when feet are below hips; diapsid is 2 skull openi…
William Buckland
Describes Megalosaurus. Recognized it as a large, extinct rep…
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Age of Dinosaurs Midterm 2
vascular tissue
pollen
seed
gymnosperms
specialized cells in plants that move water and nutrients wit…
male gamete for plants encased in protectant protein coating;…
fertilized embryo stored with nutrition used to grow; can tra…
have vascular tissue, pollen, and seeds but no flowers (mainl…
vascular tissue
specialized cells in plants that move water and nutrients wit…
pollen
male gamete for plants encased in protectant protein coating;…
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Ch.2 The Age of Dinosaurs
Mesozoic Era
Three Divisions of Mesozoic Era
Triassic Period
Jurassic Period
238 million years ago; the very first dinosaurs, bipedal carn…
Triassic Period, Jurassic Period, and Cretaceous Period
first period, the oldest dinosaurs show up midway though this…
second period; time of the largest dinosaurs
Mesozoic Era
238 million years ago; the very first dinosaurs, bipedal carn…
Three Divisions of Mesozoic Era
Triassic Period, Jurassic Period, and Cretaceous Period
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Age of the Dinosaurs - Part 1
Paleontology
Sir Richard Owen
Dinosauria
Terrestrial
Study of fossil animals and plants
Coined "dinosaurs" as a group
3 criteria for dinosaurs ... 1. more than 5 vertebrates connecte…
Land-living
Paleontology
Study of fossil animals and plants
Sir Richard Owen
Coined "dinosaurs" as a group
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Age of Dinosaurs Plants
Paleobotany
Importance of Plants to Dinosaur Paleo…
Bryophytes (Mosses)
Vascular Plants
The study of fossil plants
1. Plants form bottom of food chain, limiting factor of abili…
1. 400 million years ago... 2. Not monophyletic... 3. Small... 4. Lack…
1. 390 million years ago... 2. Vascular Tissue- Tissue made with…
Paleobotany
The study of fossil plants
Importance of Plants to Dinosaur Paleo…
1. Plants form bottom of food chain, limiting factor of abili…
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Age of Dinosaurs set 1
archaeopteryx
Avialae synapomorphies
John Ostrom
TH Huxley
-best known Mesozoic bird... -example of transitional form
-Short tail... -arms are at least as long as legs... -back turned f…
-resurrected idea that birds are dinosaurs during dino renais…
-one of the first to accept evolutionary biology.... - He assemb…
archaeopteryx
-best known Mesozoic bird... -example of transitional form
Avialae synapomorphies
-Short tail... -arms are at least as long as legs... -back turned f…
8 terms
Age of dinosaurs people
Carolus linnaeus
John ostrom
Joseph leidy
Cope and marsh
Father of systematics
Deinonychus, small theropod
Iquanadon teeth, early paleontologist in America
Bone wars 1870-1925
Carolus linnaeus
Father of systematics
John ostrom
Deinonychus, small theropod
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Age of Dinosaurs Exam 1
Dinosaur
Examples of mammal-like reptiles
Marine reptiles
Upright posture describes what 3 types
upright posture (not sprawling), 2 skull openings behind the…
dimetrodon, dicynodont
sprawled; examples include plesiosaur, mosasaur, ichthyosaur
dinosaurs, pterosaurs, and birds
Dinosaur
upright posture (not sprawling), 2 skull openings behind the…
Examples of mammal-like reptiles
dimetrodon, dicynodont
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Age of Dinosaurs Test 1
science
3 levels of understanding
2 types of observations
properties of observations
A process of describing the material universe by means of obs…
observation(data), hypothesis(pattern), theory(process)
qualitative & quantitative
must be repeatable, independent of the observer, & objective
science
A process of describing the material universe by means of obs…
3 levels of understanding
observation(data), hypothesis(pattern), theory(process)
Age of Dinosaurs: Test 2
Oviparous
Productive Localities
Oldest known egg
Egg structure
Eggs formed within body and laid on land
Gobi desert: oviraptor... Egg mountain: Maiasaura and Troodon... Ot…
Dino eggs known from > 200 sites worldwide... -Earliest discover…
-composed of organic matter and crystalline calcite... -well org…
Oviparous
Eggs formed within body and laid on land
Productive Localities
Gobi desert: oviraptor... Egg mountain: Maiasaura and Troodon... Ot…
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Age of Dinosaurs Exam 1
order saurischia
suborder theropoda
suborder sauropoda
order ornithischia
lizard hip, 3 branch pelvis
carnivorous bipedal dinosaur
quadrupedal herbivore
bird hip, 4 branch pelvis, herbivore teeth, predentary (chin)…
order saurischia
lizard hip, 3 branch pelvis
suborder theropoda
carnivorous bipedal dinosaur
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Age of Dinosaurs Exam 1
3 types of rock
Igneous rock
Sedimentary Rock
relative dating
igneous, sedimentary, metamorphic
rock that forms from solidifying magma or lava. ... No fossils f…
"clastic"... -made up of broken bits of other rock... -sediment is…
-determining the relative order of past events, the age of an…
3 types of rock
igneous, sedimentary, metamorphic
Igneous rock
rock that forms from solidifying magma or lava. ... No fossils f…
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Age of Dinosaurs - Exam 1
3 types of Rock
Igneous Rock
Sedimentary Rock
Metamorphic Rock
igneous, metamorphic, sedimentary
Rock that form from solidifying magma/lava; no fossils founde…
"clastic"; made up of broken bits from other rock; sediment i…
Made of heat and pressure applied to igneous , sedimentary or…
3 types of Rock
igneous, metamorphic, sedimentary
Igneous Rock
Rock that form from solidifying magma/lava; no fossils founde…
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Age of Dinosaurs Final Exam
full greenhouse
monsoonal
tectonics
coal forest plants
climate during late Cretaceous with most dinosaur diversity
climate during early Triassic
major factor in the rising of sea level with fragmentation of…
dominated most of the pennsylvanian period
full greenhouse
climate during late Cretaceous with most dinosaur diversity
monsoonal
climate during early Triassic
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Age of Dinosaurs TEST 2
Who discovered Deinonychus?
Deinonychus
Archaeopteryx
Mosasaurus
John Ostrom
a birdlike dinosaur discovered in Montana in 1964. Sharp serr…
the oldest known bird (150 million years old) discovered in S…
first discovered near Maastricht and first described by Georg…
Who discovered Deinonychus?
John Ostrom
Deinonychus
a birdlike dinosaur discovered in Montana in 1964. Sharp serr…
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Age of Dinosaurs - Part 2
Relative Dating
Absolute Dating
radiometric dating
carbon-14 dating
dating in comparison to other objects
having a date in years
process using the decay of radioactive material in igneous ro…
process of measuring amount of organic material in something…
Relative Dating
dating in comparison to other objects
Absolute Dating
having a date in years
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VC-3 The Age of the Dinosaur
moist
dinosaur
lizard
extinct
潮湿的;湿润的
恐龙
蜥蜴
灭绝;消失
moist
潮湿的;湿润的
dinosaur
恐龙
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Age of Dinosaurs - Geology and Fossilization
Fossil
Paleontology
Igneous
Metamorphic
any trace of past life
study of fossil animals and plants
first type of rock formed from magma
rock formed by high temperature and pressure from existing rock
Fossil
any trace of past life
Paleontology
study of fossil animals and plants
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Age of Dinosaurs: Exam #1
Paleontology
Systematics
Relative Dating
Absolute Dating
The study of past life as preserved in the Geological Record
The study of biological diversity and its organization
The order of events; happens relative to another
Precise, provides numerical age
Paleontology
The study of past life as preserved in the Geological Record
Systematics
The study of biological diversity and its organization
10 terms
The Age Of Dinosaurs Quiz
Cycads and ginkgoes were important pla…
Dinosaurs evolved first in the:
Which of these is NOT a subdivision of…
Ichthyosaurs first evolved during the:
Mesozoic Ers
Trassic
permian
Triassic
Cycads and ginkgoes were important pla…
Mesozoic Ers
Dinosaurs evolved first in the:
Trassic
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Age of Dinosaurs Final 2015
archaeopteryx
Gauthier
Ostrom
no
one of most important fossils in history because it shows "tr…
who published first cladistic analysis showing birds are dino…
who resurrected the idea that birds are dinosaurs in the '70s?
origin of birds=origin of feathers?
archaeopteryx
one of most important fossils in history because it shows "tr…
Gauthier
who published first cladistic analysis showing birds are dino…
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