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Hench

(hĕnch), Philip Showalter 1896-1965.
American physician. He shared a 1950 Nobel Prize for discoveries concerning adrenocortical hormones.
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The mental health campaign will be launched at HENCH on College Street at 10am on Saturday.
German media, citing a spokesman for the Bavarian interior ministry, reported that the man had shouted "Allahu Akbar" (God is great) during the attack, but neither Herrmann nor Hench said they could confirm that.
Estos materiales bioactivos han sido investigados como andamios que permitan la formacion de tejido oseo y por medio de un enlace entre el hueso y el andamio, mediante la transformacion gradual del vidrio en hidroxiapatita, el constituyente mineral primario del hueso (Hench et al., 1984; Hench, 1998).
Hench Control's report shows efficiency levels, horse power usage, kWh usage, C02 usage, total dollars saved and quantified saving opportunities.
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The successful application of bioglass (Hench, et al., 1971; Salman, et al., 2009) A-W glass-Ceramic (Kokubo et al., 1985) and dense hydroxyapatite ceramic (Akao et al., 1981; Dewith et al., 1981) materials in clinical application (Vincenzini, 1987) has enthused research in the development of bioactive glasses and bioactive glass-ceramics with enhanced properties.
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"We are thrilled to acquire this landmark project," said Phil Hench, senior managing director, CBRE Strategic Partners U.S.
Hench, a staff member of the American Antiquarian Society for more than three decades, recounts this chapter in America's efforts to defeat the enemies of democracy during World War II.
Hench dedicated much of his career to enhancing the research of others.
The board of directors also reelected nine members to its board, including four retailers: Eric Hench, chairman of Defiance, Ohio-based Chief Supermarket Inc.; Roger Lowe Jr., CEO of Littlefield, Texas-based Lowe's Supermarkets; Mike Provenzano, president and CEO of Ontario, Calif.-based Pro Ranch Markets; and Eddie Roche, president of Wellesley, Mass.-based Roche Bros Supermarkets.
If you don't have a clue what "CBA", "Frosted" or "getting hench" means, chances are you are over 30 and a bit baffled by today's teenage language, otherwise known as Teenglish.