cauter


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cauter

An antiquated term meaning either:
noun
(1) Cautery (the act of cauterising); 
(2) A cautery iron;
or
verb To cauterise.
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They are not tolerating the metabolic consequences," Cauter added.
Scheen AJ, Byrne MM, Plat L, Leproult R, Van Cauter E.
Laboratory studies suggest that reduced duration of sleep up-regulates appetite by a reduction in leptin, an increase in ghrelin, and a reduction in insulin sensitivity; these changes increase the risk for obesity (Van Cauter & Knutson, 2008).
As pointed out by Lieven De Cauter and Michiel Dehaene, theater in classical Athens suspended the usual distinction between the political agora (place of assembly) and the private oikos (household):
The notion that sleep is by the brain, for the brain--which is a motto in the field--is outdated," says Eve Van Cauter of the University of Chicago.
For example, Van Cauter and Turek (1990) observed that driver fatigue tended to deteriorate driving performance and subsequently increased accident rates.
The Belgian philosopher, Lieven De Cauter, the initiator of the BRussells Tribunal, writes: 'During six years of occupation, 1.
GHB's initial popularity arose in the United States among bodybuilders, who believed that the increase in slow wave sleep induced by GHB would increase the body's natural production of growth hormone (Van Cauter et al.
4 The terms 'dual society' and 'capsularisation' are both taken from De Cauter, Lieven The Capsular Civilisation: On the city in the age of fear, NAi Publishers, Rotterdam, 2004.