blastin

blastin

[blas′tin]
Etymology: Gk, blastanein, to grow
any substance that provides nourishment for or stimulates the growth or proliferation of cells, such as allantoin.

blastin

An obsolete nonspecific term for a growth substance, which may either
(1) Be required for growth (i.e., a nutrient); or
(2) Promote growth (i.e., a cytokine).
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Up a tree-lined trail still marked ''no blastin on Sundays,'' swarms of bees now patrol a mountain once partially broken apart for coal.
Waziristan blastIn a sign of the challenge facing Pakistani and US forces along the border with Afghanistan, just hours before his arrival on Sunday, eight Pakistani paramilitary soldiers were killed in a blast in South Waziristan.
Luis Prieto blasted the only goal as Athletic Bilbao beat Mallorca 1-0 on Saturday, blastin a free-kick in 57 minutes that left keeper Toni Prats rooted to the spot
When the blastin sand (mainly quartz) was replaced by the crushed sand (sandstone and limestone) in the PM, an increase of 266% in the flexural modulus of the 18% PM system was observed.