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coch·le·ate

(kok'lē-āt),
1. Resembling a snail shell.
2. Denoting the appearance of a form of plate culture.
[L. cochlea, a snail shell]

cochleate

(kŏk′lē-ĭt, -āt′, kō′klē-) also

cochleated

(-ā′tĭd)
adj.
Shaped like a snail shell; spirally twisted.

coch·le·ate

(kok'lē-āt)
1. Resembling a snail shell.
2. Denoting the appearance of a form of plate culture.
[L. cochlea, a snail shell]
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The cochleate crystalline structure protects the stomach lining and delivers the aspirin more efficiently to the inflamed cells.
The company has tested cochleates as a delivery system for other drugs, as well as micronutrients, but this is the first study which demonstrates the positive effects of the Bioral(TM) system with aspirin.
Pursuant to their understanding, BDSI and Defiante Farmaceutica will negotiate exclusively towards entering into a license agreement (either for an exclusive or non exclusive world wide license, depending upon the terms negotiated between the parties) to develop, manufacture, promote, distribute, sell and sublicense products containing the aspirin cochleates for all applications.
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