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suit

 [so̳t]
an outer garment covering the entire body.
MAST suit (military anti-shock trousers) pneumatic antishock garment.

MAST

(mast),

MAST

acronym for Military Anti-Shock Trousers, inflatable trousers used to induce autotransfusion of blood from the lower to the upper part of the body.

MAST

abbreviation for military antishock trousers.

MAST

Emergency medicine
1. Military antishock trousers A pressure device designed to provide life support in Pts with external or internal subdiaphragmatic hemorrhage, which stabilizes the lower extremities and pelvis addresses hemorrhagic-traumatic shock by producing hemostasis and ↑ systemic vascular pressure. Cf Pressure pants.
2. Military Assistance to Safety & Traffic A program in which the US military contributes helicopters and medical assistance to low-population density areas Note: Major MAST users are high-risk infants in rural settings Substance abuse Michigan Alcoholism Screening Test A screening tool used to identify alcoholics. See Alcoholism.

MAST

Abbreviation for military antishock trousers.
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The researchers analyzed mast cells and their progenitors in blood from patients with chronic myeloid leukemia, a disease of the blood.
Based on the anticipated exchange ratio, immediately after the merger, existing Savara securityholders are expected to own in the aggregate approximately 77% of the combined company, and existing Mast securityholders are expected to own approximately 23% of the combined company.
The mean mast cell counts in acute appendicitis, chronic appendicitis, and normal appendix were found to be 30.
The LPPM is a modular non hull-penetrating design in a telescopic universal modular mast bay that provides submarines with improvements in stealth and survivability.
Antibodies specific for tryptase and CD117 are most widely used and are useful for highlighting mast cells; however, neither antibody can distinguish benign from neoplastic mast cells.
These specimens were studied for number and distribution of Mast cell.
However, people who were opposed to its installation claim there was little wind when the mast failed.
Redunderthebed responded: "And, of course, those who are accusing these residents of nimbyism would be perfectly happy to have a mast stuck outside their front door and wouldn't raise their voices in protest at all.
A commercial Romanowsky stain (Diff-Quik, Jorgensen Laboratories Inc, Loveland, CO, USA) applied to the tissue sample revealed a highly cellular infiltrate composed primarily of presumptive mast cells and background erythrocytes (Fig 2A).
Families, who say the inflatable mast towered one and a half times the height of a two storey house, claim there was no community consultation before the plans were submitted by Mono Consultants - the phone company's agent.
The fact is that Mast - a 33-year-old former Cottage Grove High School social studies teacher - twice has been found not guilty of criminal charges alleging he had illegal sexual encounters with underage girls.