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ASH

 
American Society of Hematology.

ASH

ASH

American Society of Hematology; asymmetrical septal hypertrophy.

ASH

Abbreviation for:
abdominal supracervical hysterectomy
Action on Smoking and Health, see there (Medspeak-UK) 
aldosterone-stimulating hormone
American Society of Hematology
asymmetrical septal hypertrophy

ash

(ash)
Nostrums made from the leaves and bark of the tree (Fraxinus excelsior) are alleged to have value in therapy of gastrointestinal disease; clinical tests are ongoing.

ash

a forest tree of the genus Fraxinus with PINNATE leaves, thin, silver-grey bark with prominent LENTICELS, and close-grained wood.

ash

the incombustible, inorganic residue remaining after any process of incineration. See also bone ash.

dietary ash
generally the mineral content.
References in classic literature ?
The iceberg drifts slowly, over the black water, through the ashy light.
The iceberg drifts slowly--over the black water; through the ashy light.
The perspiration stood in beads upon his face, his knees knocked together, his every limb trembled, the power of articulation was quite gone; and there he stood, panting for breath, gazing on them with such livid ashy looks, that they were infected with his fear, though ignorant of its occasion, and, reflecting his dismayed and horror-stricken visage, stared back again without venturing to question him; until old John Willet, in a fit of temporary insanity, made a dive at his cravat, and, seizing him by that portion of his dress, shook him to and fro until his very teeth appeared to rattle in his head.
Her father's face was ashy white, and he held her in both his arms.
If Mr Milvey knew an ashy face when he saw it, he saw it then.
The lips which had been compressed in dogged sullenness throughout, quivered and parted involuntarily; the face turned ashy pale as the cold perspiration broke forth from every pore; the sturdy limbs of the felon trembled, and he staggered in the dock.
Sweet and earthy, smoky and ashy, medicinal and moreish, will the blender please take a bow.
Dark skin tones require particular care and attention and is often sensitive and vulnerable to stress and the weather, including wind, cold, heat and sun, which can cause skin to take on an ashy appearance when dry.
With four shades, ranging from an ashy blonde to a deep brown, you'll find the right colour.
Her slow manipulation of language is effective as the novel opens--driven by matter-of-fact description, punctuated by the mindless and universal conversations that fuel late adolescence--but moves purposefully toward the novel's apocalyptic conclusion with disjunct yet elegant descriptions of the depravity as it unfolds: "Splinters flew up in the gray, ashy air; oil paint formed bubbles and dripped down flaming canvases like tears.
Although perhaps not as weird as the sight of Ken Barlow savouring Liz McDonald's ashy vapour trail because he found the smell "strangely comforting".
So it is a big blow for us, but it gives someone else a chance, and then hopefully Ashy can get his treatment right and recovery right and hopefully comes back for the Grimsby game and be in contention for the squad.