\klˈɔːd ˈɪvɒn], \klˈɔːd ˈɪvɒn], \k_l_ˈɔː_d ˈɪ_v_ɒ_n]\
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A French theologian; born at Mamers, 1714; died at Paris, 1791. He wrote "Letters to Rousseau" (1763), in answer to Rousseau's letters to the archbishop of Paris; earlier in life he had been associated with Diderot and the encyclopedists, and wrote "Liberty of Conscience" (1754), in which he held that the State should be indifferent in matters of religion. Other works are "Agreement of Philosophy and Religion" (1776), and "Philosophical History of Religion" (1779).
By Charles Dudley Warner
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- A malignant arising nuclear layer retina that is most primary eye in children. The tumor tends to occur early childhood or infancy present at birth. majority are sporadic, but condition may be transmitted as autosomal dominant trait. Histologic features include dense cellularity, small round polygonal cells, areas of calcification and necrosis. An abnormal pupil reflex (leukokoria); NYSTAGMUS; STRABISMUS; visual loss represent common clinical characteristics this condition. (From DeVita et al., Cancer: Principles Practice Oncology, 5th ed, p2104)