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suit

 [so̳t]
an outer garment covering the entire body.
MAST suit (military anti-shock trousers) pneumatic antishock garment.

MAST

(mast),

MAST

acronym for Military Anti-Shock Trousers, inflatable trousers used to induce autotransfusion of blood from the lower to the upper part of the body.

MAST

abbreviation for military antishock trousers.

MAST

Emergency medicine
1. Military antishock trousers A pressure device designed to provide life support in Pts with external or internal subdiaphragmatic hemorrhage, which stabilizes the lower extremities and pelvis addresses hemorrhagic-traumatic shock by producing hemostasis and ↑ systemic vascular pressure. Cf Pressure pants.
2. Military Assistance to Safety & Traffic A program in which the US military contributes helicopters and medical assistance to low-population density areas Note: Major MAST users are high-risk infants in rural settings Substance abuse Michigan Alcoholism Screening Test A screening tool used to identify alcoholics. See Alcoholism.

MAST

Abbreviation for military antishock trousers.
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15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Mast is launching a mobile business communications platform that gives employees the freedom and flexibility they need to be productive.
Together with the LPPM, L-3 KEO provides the US Navy with the Universal Modular Mast (UMM).
Residents and a councillor have voiced health and safety concerns following the collapse of the mast close to a public footpath.
Timerman said: "The more people using mobile phones in an area, the more masts that are needed.
Previously documented mast cell tumors in birds have been confined to the head: cutaneous mast cell tumors in a great horned owl (Bubo virginianus) were located adjacent to the right orbit and near the left auditory meatus, (30) a mast cell tumor in a burrowing owl (Athene cunicularia) involved the oral mucosa, (31) a lump on the margin of the right upper eyelid in Hawaiian owl (Asio flammeus sandwichensis) was later confirmed to be a mast cell tumor, (31) and a periocular mast cell tumor was reported in a white leghorn cock.
Conservation work was taking place at the time and many items - including the masts and saloon - had already been placed in storage.
Mast stood accused of having a sexual relationship with a former student during the summer of 2008, in the months before she turned 18.
As someone with small children, I wouldn't move to a house so close to a mast.
Last night, Liberal Democrat representatives insisted it was precisely because they did not know if masts were safe, that they wanted the ban lifted.
1 (C57) (Tsai 1996) mouse mast cells were cultured in DMEM supplemented with 10% heat-inactivated FCS, 4 mM L-glutamine, 25 mM HEPES, 50 [micro]M 2-mercaptoethanol, and 100 [micro]g/mL penicillin/streptomycin (complete DMEM).
Planning officials said that with the T-mobile mast in place a precedent had been set and there were no grounds to refuse the mast.
Residents refused to give up their fight against the structure after the mast was granted planning permission by Cardiff council in spite of hundreds of objections.