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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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Out of the above list of incentives, three measures induce exporters to indulge in export overinvoicing: concessionary export finance, duty drawback on exports, and income tax rebate on profits from exports.
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The EU executive, the European Commission, which negotiated the agreement, dismissed ACEA's concerns, with an official telling wardsauto in Brussels this afternoon: " They are trying to paint this as a new advantage that we are giving South Korean manufacturers, but duty drawback exists in the global trading system unless two partners reach a special agreement getting rid of it.
KARACHI -- Chairman, Pakistan Tanners Association, Sheikh Saqib Saeed Masood has said in a press statement that very huge amounts of Duty Drawback & Sales Tax Refund Claims of the member exporters are stuck-up with the Collectorates concerned and have not been cleared so far despite numerous reminders issued to FBR.
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Goodrich Drawback cases, in which the court held that one does not need to be either an exporter or have had possession of the imported merchandise in order to claim "substitution same condition" drawback of duties; and (2) the Generra Sportswear case, where the court held that transaction value basis of appraisement included amounts for quota charges paid by the importer to the foreign seller of textile quota goods.
A drawback of the near field communication (NFC) technology often used in conventional O2O was its incompatibility with the iPhone.