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po·tent

(pō'tĕnt),
1. Possessing force, power, strength.
See also: totipotent, pluripotent, unipotent.
2. Indicating the ability of a primordial cell to differentiate.
See also: totipotent, pluripotent, unipotent.
3. In psychiatry, possessing sexual potency.

potent

(pōt′nt)
adj.
1. Exerting or capable of exerting strong physiological or chemical effects.
2. Able to achieve and maintain an erection that allows for sexual intercourse. Used of a male.

potent

[pō′tənt]
Etymology: L, potentia, power
powerful or strong.

po·tent

(pō'tĕnt)
1. Possessing force, power, strength.
2. Indicating the ability of a primordial cell to differentiate.
3. Possessing sexual potency.
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Comprised of a targeting ligand conjugated to a potent cell-killing agent through an optimised chemical linker, Pentarins are designed to overcome the deficits of both larger antibody drug conjugates and small molecules that limit their therapeutic effectiveness against solid tumors.
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Additional potent odorants in cola A included methyleugenol, which is hay-like and similar to dried grass; 4-terpineol, which is earthy, soapy and woody; (E)-cinnamaldehyde, which is cinnamon-like and sweet; and (Z)- and (E)-isoeugenol, which are clove-like and sweet.
Moreover, a significant dose-response relationship was found, such that for every 30 g of prescribed potent or very potent topical steroids, the risk of fetal growth retardation climbed by about 3%.
In three separate surveillance studies (E-0112, E-0115, E-0117) ceftobiprole was amongst the most potent cephalosporins against Enterobacteriaceae and Pseudomonas -- the most common Gram-negative bacterial pathogens associated with hospital-acquired infections -- explained in part by its enhanced affinity for the penicillin-binding protein 2 (PBP2) in pseudomonads (C1-0933).
Those drugs, which are sometimes referred to as narcotics, are prescribed for their potent painkilling ability and have the potential for addiction.
But the spectacle of a landscape reduced to its primeval origins remains a potent memory.
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This drug is the most powerful in its class and one of the most potent antiretrovirals available.
SafeBridge"), headquartered in Mountain View, California, has announced that Excella GmbH ("Excella") in Feucht, Germany, has met the criteria established under the SafeBridge program for "Potent Compound Safety Certification" and has been deemed competent and proficient in the safe handling of potent active pharmaceutical ingredients ("APIs") at their chemical plant located in Feucht.
SCM Pharma has expanded its potent capacity following an $810,000 investment at its UK-based facility.