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NUNCUPATE

To declare publicly and solemnly.

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NUNCUPATIVE WILL

A will which depends merely upon oral evidence, having been declared or dictated by the testator in his last sickness before a sufficient number of witnesses, and afterwards reduced to writing. Ex parte Thompson, 4 Bradf. Sur. (N. Y.) 154; Sykes v. Sykes, 2 Stew. (Ala.) 367, 20 Am. Dec. 40; Tally v. Butterworth, 10 Yerg. (Tenn.) 502; Ellington v. Dillard, 42 Ga. 379; Succession of Morales, 16 La. Ann. 268.

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NUNDINATION

Traffic at fairs and markets; any buying and selling. Nunquam crescit ex postfacto prae- teriti delicti sestimatio. The character of a past offense is never aggravated by a subsequent act or matter. Dig. 50, 17, 139. 1; Bac. Max. p. 38, reg. 8; Broom, Max. 42. Nunquam decurritnr ad extraordina- rium sed ubi deficit ordinarium. We are never to resort to what is extraordinary, but [until] what is ordinary fails. 4 Inst 84. Nunquam fictio sine lege. There is no Action without law.

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NUNDINZE

Lat. In the civil and old English law. A fair. In nundinis et mer- catis, In fairs and markets. Bract, fol. 56.

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NUNQUAM INDEBITATUS

Lat. Never indebted. The name of a plea in an action of indebitatus assumpsit, by which the defendant alleges that he is not indebted to the plaintiff. Nunquam nimis dicitur quod nunquam satis dicitur. What is never sufficiently said is never said too much. Co. Litt. 375. Nunquam praescribitur in falso. There Is never a prescription in case of falsehood or forgery. A maxim in Scotch law. Bell. Nnnqnam res humanae prospere sue- cedunt ubi negliguntur divinac. Co. Litt 15. Human things never prosper where divine things are neglected.

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NUNTIUS

In old English practice. A messenger. One who was sent to make an excuse for a party summoned, or one who explained as for a friend the reason of a party's absence. Bract, fol. 345. An officer of a court; a summouer, apparitor, or beadle. Cowell.

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NUPER OBIIT

Lat. In practice. The name of a writ (now abolished) which, in the English law, lay for a sister co-heiress dispossessed by her coparcener of lands and tenements whereof their father, brother, or any common ancestor died seised of an es- tate in fee-simple. Fitzh. Nat Brev. 197. NUPTI2E SECUND.& 839 NYCTHEMERON

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NUPTI

Lat. A second marriage. In the canon law, this term included any marriage subsequent to the first.

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NUPTIAL

Pertaining to marriage; constituting marriage; used or done in marriage. Nuptias non concnbitns sed consensus facit. Co. Litt. 33. Not cohabitation but consent makes the marriage.

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NURBS

Lat In the civil law. A son's wife; a daughter-in-law. Calvin.

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NUREMBERG CODE OF ETHICS

the code governing medical research on people.1. Subject must consent voluntarily. 2. The experiment should yield fruitful results. 3. The experiment should be done on animals first. 4. No physical or mental suffering to be involved. 5. No risk of in jury, disablement or death. 6. Degree of risk cannot be greater than the importance of the problem. 7. Preparations will safeguard against injury or death. 8. Conducted by scientifically qualified people. 9. Subject ha the right to stop the experiment. 10. The people in charge must stop the experiment if they see an untoward effect on the subject.

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NURSE FEES

The fee paid to the nurses who work in the hospital, is mandated through this clause.

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NURSING HOME

Inviduals who suffer from chronic illnesses or are unable to provide for themselves are provided care through nursing homes. Due to the longterm nature of the service provided, they are also referred to as a longterm nursing home.

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NURTURE

The act of taking care ol children, bringing them up, and educating them. Regina y. Clarke, 7 El. & Bl. 193.

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NUTRIENT

A chemical substance, usually compounds that are absorbed by the tissues in the body when consumed. They are essential for survival.

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NUTRIENT POLLUTION

A type of contamination that results in the excessive growth and algae that is caused by the release of plant nutrients into the water or soil. This causes oxygen depletion to the aquatic life and organisms that are present in the vicinity.

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NYCTHEMERON

The whole natural day, or day and night, consisting of twenty- four hours. Enc. Lond. O. 0. 840 OATH o O. O. An abbreviation, In tbe civil law, for "ope consilio," (q. v.) In American law, tliese letters are used as an abbreviation for "Orphans' Court." O. K. A conventional symbol, of obscure origin, much used iu commercial practice and occasionally in indorsements on legal documents, signifying "correct," "approved," "accepted," "satisfactory," or "assented to." See Getchell & Martin Lumber Co. v. Peter- son, 124 Iowa, 599, 100 N. W. 550; Morgan- ton Mfg. Co. v. Ohio River, etc., Ity. Co., 121 N. C. 514, 28 S. E. 474, 61 Am. St. Rep. 079; Citizens' Rank v. Farwell, 50 Fed. 570, 0 C. C. A. 24; Indianapolis, D. & W. R. Co. v. Sands, 133 Ind. 433, 32 N. E. 722. O. N. B. An abbreviation for "Old Na- tura Brevium." See NATURA BREVIUM. O. Ni. It was the course of the English exchequer, as soon as the sheriff entered into and made up his account for issues, amerciaments, etc., to mark upon each head "O. Ni.," which denoted oneratur, nisi habeat suflicientcm exoncrationem, and presently he became the king's debtor, and a debet was set upon his head; whereupon the parties paravaile became debtors to the sheriff, and were discharged against the king, etc. 4 Inst. 116; Wharton. O. S. An abbreviation for "Old Style," or "Old Series."

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NYMEX

A exchange for the trading of futures and options that are related to energy, palladium, etc. It is a subdivision of the New York Mercantile Exchange

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NYSE ARCA

The exchange of stocks and exchangetraded funds is possible through this electronic trading platform. It also offers efficient and lightning quick execution of orders and also provides direct access to the market.

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