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draw

Lab medicine noun A popular term for a specimen of blood obtained by a phlebotomist and submitted to a lab for diagnostic purposes. Cf Short draw. verb To obtain blood by venipuncture for diagnostic purposes. See Phlebotomy.

draw

(draw)
1. To extract blood from a vein for various diagnostic purposes or in the process of blood donation and collection.
2. To drag or pull by applying a steady force.
[O.E. dragan]

draw

(draw)
To extract blood from a vein for various diagnostic purposes or in the process of blood donation and collection.
[O.E. dragan]

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Q. What about Vitamins? are they any benefits i can draw out of it that would be helpful for an allergy cases?

A. Nothing that I know about. Vitamins are essential to the normal functions of our body, but supplements of vitamins, aside from states of deficiency, generally haven't been shown to provide any benefit. Anyway, it's only general knowledge - if you have any specific question, you may want to be checked by a professional (e.g. a doctor)

You may read more here:
cmbi.bjmu.edu.cn/medweb/medline/vitaminandmineralsupplements.html

Q. I am 15 weeks pregnant. I had my NT scan and blood draw today. Iam using my Hubby user name here.I am 15 weeks pregnant. I had my NT scan and blood draw today. I doubt whether I am in a risky state because I read in medical journal that women with certain amount of risk go for second trimester screening and not healthy pregnant women. Is it so? Please clarify?

A. There's something called an integrated sequential screening. You have the NT scan and blood draw in your first trimester, and then go back for an additional blood draw in your second trimester. They then calculate a unified result and present the results in the second trimester. Several other sources mentioned that often a high risk based on the NT scan and the first blood draw will prompt a diagnostic test. Yes, women with low or acceptable risk go on for the second trimester screening.

Q. How do I draw the line between social drinking and alcoholism? Your answer will help my wife too. I had many dreams before marriage to be a good husband. Now since I am married, I am not able to convince her that my social drinking is almost nil. But my wife gets very paranoid about whether I will become addicted to alcohol. I have never gone beyond the limit. How do I draw the line between social drinking and alcoholism? Your answer will help my wife too.

A. hello,,if your drinking bothers your wife,why not stop?,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,MRFOOT56

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Although not required to draw down on the facility, if Poseidis chooses to do so and meets certain requirements, including effectiveness of the registration statement, then the SEDA requires Cornell to buy the stock at 96% of the lowest closing bid price of the Company's common stock as quoted on the Over-the-Counter Bulletin Board or other principal market on which the Company's common stock is traded for the five days immediately following the date the Company delivers a notice requiring Cornell to purchase the shares under the SEDA.
The funding is a draw down from the $7,000,000 in funding the company secured earlier in the year.
Permatech will be able to draw down $600,000 in the first 30 days after closing, and up to $260,000 in each additional 90-day period as required.