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depressors

Extraocular muscles that move the eye downward, such as the inferior rectus and the superior oblique.
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The effects of monovalent cations, melting temperature (Tm) depressors, and DNA dyes on polymerase extension rates were measured.
Mitchell etal attributed some of these infections to the use of wooden tongue depressors as splints at the site of intravenous and arterial cannulation.
They use not only brushes and inks, but oil paints, watercolors, bamboo, pens, even tongue depressors.
The number of esteem-enhancing, or success, incidents on the list equaled the number of esteem depressors, or failure situations.
If the child cannot keep his mouth open, use a mouth prop--for example, three or four tongue depressors taped together, a rolled-up moistened washcloth or a rubber doorstop.
Some of those products include tongue depressors, crutches, pharmaceuticals and wheelchairs.
Craft supply stores carry the paint and other materials you'll need to decorate the insects' bodies and appendages: construction paper, giftwrap, and frosted acetate for wings; assorted knickknacks such as styrene foam balls, wooden buttons, tongue depressors, pins, and pipe cleaners for other body parts.
They range from simple devices, such as tongue depressors and medical thermometers, to complex devices such as artificial hearts.
It is unacceptable that tanning devices are classified in the same category as tongue depressors and elastic bandages - devices that present minimal potential for harm.
Yes, the runners' world has come a long way since timing chips on shoes and anklets, let alone officials collecting tongue depressors at the finish.
Global Sticks starts construction on a new factory this fall on the outskirts of the city to manufacture sticks used for ice cream bars, popsicles, corn dogs, paint paddles and tongue depressors.