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ICA

Abbreviation for internal carotid artery.
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islet autoantibodies

, islet cell antibodies,

ICA

Antibodies formed against insulin, glutamic acid decarboxylase, or protein tyrosine phosphatase-like molecules. They are serum markers for type 1 diabetes mellitus (DM). Children whose parents have type 1 DM and who have these markers present in their serum have a high risk of developing type 1 DM.
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Los trabajos de defensa riberena fueron arrasados por la furia de la naturaleza, asi como los cultivos, las viviendas, los caminos, las carreteras, las escuelas etcetera, porque la naturaleza es ciega y tirana como decia Federico Ratzel, autor del determinismo geografico, porque la furia de la naturaleza es incontrolable, pues no respeta ni la vida humana, como el terremoto que cego la vida de cientos de peruanos el 15 de agosto del ano 2007 en Pisco, Chincha, Ica y Canete.
Instead, he decided to send ships to Chincha, south of Lima, and north to Guayaquil, looting the latter to secure provisions and goods.
At the Avelino Caceres School in Chincha, Peru, Internet lines were cut off for nearly a year because the school couldn't afford the telephone company's high rates.