VATER


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VATER

(vah'tĕr),
Acronym for vertebral defects, anal atresia, tracheoesophageal fistula with esophageal atresia, and radial and renal anomalies. See: VATER complex.

Va·ter

(fah'tĕr),
Abraham, German anatomist and botanist, 1684-1751. See: ampulla of Vater, Vater corpuscles, Vater fold, Vater-Pacini corpuscles.
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Quan L, Smith DW The VATER association: Vertebral defects, anal atresia, tracheoesophageal fistula with esophageal atresia, radial dysplasia.
Extending the scope of the VATER association: Definition of the VATER syndrome.
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Vaters are expected to accelerate our clinical programs towards commercialization, enhance business development efforts, secure a global manufacturing footprint and provide commercial capacity for our clients with world class quality and reliability.
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President and Chief Executive Officer Robert Vaters said, "I am very pleased with our preliminary net sales results, which represent the second consecutive quarter of record sales.
Vaters its current Chief Operating Officer as its new President and Chief Executive Officer, effective August 1, 2011.
Vaters has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately.