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core

(kōr),
1. The central mass of necrotic tissue in a boil.
2. A metal casting or resin form, usually with a post in the canal of a tooth root, designed to retain an artificial crown.
3. A sectional record, usually of plaster of Paris or one of its derivatives, of the relationships of parts, such as teeth, metallic restorations, or copings.
4. The central part of a structure, for example, the core of a glycogen particle or teh core of a virus.
[L. cor, heart]

core

(kôr)
n.
Anatomy The muscles in the trunk of the human body, including those of the abdomen and chest, that stabilize the spine, pelvis, and shoulders.

CORE

Clinical Outcomes in Routine Evaluation. A testing system for managers and practitioners working in counseling and psychological therapy services in the UK, which provides a framework for responding to the increasing demand in health and other sectors to provide evidence of service quality and effectiveness.

core

(kōr)
Made up of the rectus abdominis, transversus abdominis, internal and external oblique muscles. The muscles are used to stabilize the upper torso during movement.
[L. cor, heart]

core

(kōr)
1. Metal casting or resin form, usually with a post in the canal of a tooth root, designed to retain an artificial crown.
2. Sectional record, usually of plaster of Paris or one of its derivatives, of the relationships of parts, such as teeth, metallic restorations, or copings.
[L. cor, heart]
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Pore structures and pore size distributions of carbonate core samples were characterized with HPMI technique.
(8.) For present purposes the E-I index subtracts the proportion of each firm's total degree that is internal to the core sample from the proportion that is external.
Core Samples. In this study, the tight sandstone core samples, from Permian in Upper Paleozoic in Ordos basin, involve four permeability levels (<0.1 x [10.sup.-3] [mu][m.sup.2], (0.1~s 0.3) x [10.sup.-3] [mu][m.sup.2], (0.3~1) x [10.sup.-3] [mu][m.sup.2], and > 1 x [10.sup.-3] [mu][m.sup.2]).
In the 2009 experiments, ANOVA results for number of immatures per first or second core samples showed that the interaction between insecticide treatment and distance from the edge of the field was not significant.
Physical properties are very similar for borehole core samples and surface analogues.
Of these 106 specimens, 56 surface swabs (53%) and 24 core samples (23%) were positive (table 2).
Compressional and shear wave velocities are calculated using the transient time of wave propagation through the core sample, and the length of the core sample.
A third series of tests was run on sets of small, cylindrical core samples made using the iron oxide catalyst to determine the effect of temperature and catalyst content on core collapsibility for easy shakeout and recycling.
Looking forward, the company said further drilling and core samples will be taken with a view to establishing the full extent of the depth of the horizon.
Physical properties of rocks depend mainly on the type of rock and its modal composition and indicate whether both core sample from SD-3 and surface analogue are very close together.
Because she could count 92 years' worth of rings in that branch alone, she believed taking a core sample from coring the tree's trunk would prove the tree predated the Voyage of Discovery.