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a mark put on the skin of animals as a means of identification. In livestock several methods are used. Fire-branding with a hot iron is the traditional method for horses and cattle but is being supplanted by the much superior freeze branding. For sheep the branding of the surface of the fleece with tar or paint has been used for a long time but may have very damaging effects on the fleece and has been replaced by special branding formulations. See also tattooing.

brand cancer
a mass of granulation tissue at the site of a fire-brand. Is usually chronic inflammatory tissue.
brand register
a list of brands and owners maintained by a statutory authority to facilitate legal identification of animals.

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Q. What are the Brands of Sodium-phenobarbitone drug in Bangladesh?

A. maybe this link will help-

if not- i recommend asking an Indian pharmacist..

Q. I'm concerned that my calcium supplements are contaminated w seashells or cow bones. Which brands are best

A. there should be labeled as "from animal source".
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BEIRUT: A list of name-brand drugs and their corresponding generic medications has been finalized and can be accessed online, National Social Security Fund General Manager Mohammad Karaki said Monday.
Not too surprisingly, in many instances, income differences coincide with brand choice differences, namely individuals from higher income households are more likely to purchase name-brands compared to those from lower income households.
Considering other types of household products, majorities of Americans purchase store brands for over-the-counter (OTC) drugs (60%) and paper products (51%), but rely on name-brand products for cleaning products (55%).
Supermarket chains have been cutting into market share with their own brands, including Wal-Mart with its Value line and Disco with its Bell line, which are substantially cheaper than name-brand items.
Empire will provide name-brand carpet, hardwood, laminate, ceramic and vinyl flooring, and bath and shower liners for use in new home construction or for resale in Habitat for Humanity ReStores.
Jameco also offers products from the most popular, well-established name-brand manufacturers.
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And Waller's film, while it owes little to ``An American Werewolf in London,'' does use most of the 1981 movie's title for name-brand awareness.
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Thousands of dollars of name-brand merchandise has been taken from the burglarized stores, said sheriff's crime analyst Dana Trottier.
AFLAC's ratings are supported by continued excellent operating results, a conservative investment strategy that has succeeded in the difficult Japanese interest rate environment, strong absolute and risk-adjusted capital, and name-brand recognition in a well-defined market niche.