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to remove tissues or cells from a donor for transplantation.


/har·vest/ (hahr´vest) to remove tissues or cells from a donor and preserve them for transplantation.
A popular term for the procurement of a transplant organ or tissue from a cadaveric or live donor


To obtain cells, tissues, or organs for grafting or transplantation, from either a donor or the patient.


pertaining to or emanating from grain or cereal crops or the harvesting of them.

harvest fever
a disease of humans caused by Leptospira spp.
harvest mites
are pests of grain and hay where they are predators on arthropods. The larvae ordinarily parasitize rodents but can infest other animals including humans. The infections are self-limiting but can cause dermatitis of the face and the lower limbs. The lesions are itchy, small scabs, which cause rubbing and stamping of the feet. In pigs the lesions are distributed over most of the body. Called also chigger mites, grain mites, Pyemotes ventricosus, Neotrombicula autumnalis, Eutrombicula alfreddugesi, E. splendens, E. batatas, Lepotrombidium spp., Schoengastia spp.

Patient discussion about harvest

Q. Is it common to get an allergic reaction in the eye from olive harvest? I've been around olive trees for a few hours and now feel like I have something in my eye but there is nothing there. can it be an allergic reaction? I dont get it from eating olives...

A. but in one eye..? that just doesn't seem likely. but i guess there is no reason not to try both treatments....

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5] represents a factor relating the population of harvestable shrimp to the carrying capacity of bacteria.
1% of the harvestable above-ground biomass in the pots with unfertilised control, NP, NK, NPK, N + FYM, and NPK + FYM, respectively.
Specifically, if a 35-year-old loblolly pine plantation stand had two thinning events (at ages 18 and 27) instead of just one (at age 18 only), the expected volume of harvestable sawtimber per tree and volume of lumber output per cubic foot of log input could be significantly larger by about 19.
Then a "salmon certificate" system is proposed as an alternative, under which the price mechanism would be used to ration harvestable salmon and the numerous advantages of transferable private property rights would be realized.
When applications are followed with metam sodium or metam potassium they provide pest control and harvestable yields comparable to methyl bromide according to Norton and other researchers.
However, in 2004 the fishery was closed due to low numbers of shellfish of a harvestable size.
However, this is normally at an early age and very unlikely to have any impact when the trees are at a harvestable size.
Not only does this more than double the harvestable wind regime, but winds at higher elevations are stronger and more reliable.
Recently, a new species of sea squirt (a slimy pink marine animal) showed up in Puget Sound, Washington, alarming shellfish growers (sea squirts can overgrow harvestable blue mussels).
We only harvest about one-quarter of a percentage point of our harvestable trees," Holmes maintains.
For dismantlers who wish to continue preparing their own scrap, Al-jon now offers its ELV (end-of life vehicle) system, which includes a system to extract fluids and pull out harvestable components from an auto hulk before it is compressed by the attached logger.