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awn

see ARISTA (2).

awn

a long, sharp spine projecting from the coverings about a seed. They assist the seedhead in penetration of the skin and then migration through very large distances into all tissues, including even the canine intervertebral disk. They are common subcutaneous foreign bodies in sheep, where they appear to do no harm, and dogs where they commonly cause abscesses and some chronic, discharging fistulae. They are particularly troublesome in the nasal cavity, ears and eyes of dogs.
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Awn is not planning any further collections at the moment, but her enthusiasm for her new medium is apparent.
For non-stress conditions, number of grains per spike showed positive and significantly correlation with biological yield, plant height, spike length and Awn length as well.
William Lauenroth into grass awn disease and the suspected connection to the increased use of Canada wild rye in conservation plantings.
He promised considering the demands and proposals presented by the AWN delegation.
While AWN will be basic infrastructure to the two carriers, the end user will not see nor detect any difference in service.
Earlier, Jordan King Abdullah II issued a decision accepting the resignation of Awn Khasawneh's government.
Pob aderyn a welwn wedi marw, awn a hwy i Philip i'w paentio.
Tensions between the Jordanian government and Islamic parties eased recently, with newly appointed Prime Minister Awn Shawkat al-Khasawneh inviting the groups to join in the current reform movement.
The property's main house, known as Oswaldcroft, was designed by influential 19th century architect, AWN Pugin.
The project is the first to be carried out by a non-governmental institution in al-Imam Awn area (15 km north of Karbala)," Aamer al-Shook, the founder of al-Mabra Institution, which conducts the project, told Aswat al-Iraq news agency.
Awn gyda'r ddau ar antur i wlad hud Crug ble y cawn gyfarfod a llu o gymeriadau a chreaduriaid lliwgar a pheryglus.
ORIGINALLY all Grand Slam tennis competitions - Australian Open, French Open, The L awn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon and the US Open - were played on grass, but it gradually faded out leaving Wimbledon as the only major grass event.