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Mohs

(mōz),
Frederic E., 20th-century U.S. surgeon, who as a medical student devised a system of microscopically controlled removal of skin tumors. See: Mohs fresh tissue chemosurgery technique, Mohs chemosurgery.

Mohs

(mōz),
Friedrich, German mineralogist, 1773-1839. See: Mohs scale.
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In 2010, the company began installing a thermal reclamation system, which burns off the chemical binders and leaves sand that is as good as or better than new, according to Mohs.
17) The ability of generalist physicians to serve as MOHs potentially makes PHPM less desirable to Canadian medical graduates, and contributes to the range of qualifications held by Canadian public health physicians.
MOHs, whether or not fairly criticised, were widely held by contemporaries to have failed to provide an adequate service in public health promotion and disease prevention (Welshman, 1997).
Ideally, the edge of the defect created by the Mohs surgeon should be re-excised to reorient the angle of the skin edge.
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Greenway and Maggio review Mohs micrographic surgery for treatment of basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas, melanomas, and other malignancies of the skin and mucous membranes.
Products with a hardness of up to 4 Mohs can be crushed to the required final product in a narrow pre-selectable particle size spectrum.
The University of Miami graduate is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Board of Dermatology and the American Society for Mohs Surgery.
Contact: Christopher Mohs, GEM, phone 701-446-0190, e-mail cmohs@gemcar.
Some, called Mohs surgeons (named after the creator of a surgical technique for removing skin cancer tumors), specialize in skin cancer surgery.
The MOHS have used their professional knowledge and personal integrity (sometimes stubbornly so) to overcome opposition in the fight for preventive health in their communities.
The Indians, under first-year coach Mark Cruz, then travel to Edison High in Huntington Beach for the Dave Mohs Memorial Tournament on Friday and Saturday.