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LOA

 
left occipitoanterior (position of the fetus).

Loa

 [lo´ah]
a genus of filarial nematodes.
Loa lo´a a threadlike species found in West Africa, 2–5 cm (1–2 in) long, that inhabits the subcutaneous connective tissue of the body, which it traverses freely (see loiasis). It is seen especially about the orbit, including under the conjunctiva, causing itching and occasionally edematous swellings. The immature forms, or microfilariae, are diurnal, being found in the peripheral circulation in greatest concentrations during the day. Flies of the genus Chrysops are the intermediate hosts and vectors.

LOA

Abbreviation for left occipitoanterior position.

LOA

Abbreviation for:
Leber optic atrophy
left occiput anterior
letter of agreement  
level of activity
linoleic acid
loosening of association
loss of attachment
lysis of adhesions

LOA

Abbrev. for left occipitoanterior, a common position of the fetus in the womb, with the head down and the back of the head pointing to the front and a little to the left.

LOA

Abbreviation for loss of attachment.
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Since then, he says, the company has responded to more than 130 additional document requests, Loar writes in the letter.
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Teresa Loar, the city council member who chaired the public hearings, says, "Anytime you have a project that impedes on people's communities, they're going to react." But the argument against the project has failed to gain steam.
In Section 3, I rehearse Sterelny's [1989] and Loar's [1991] elaborations of this objection.
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However, according to the letter of the law, the use of images of London's iconic buildings in promotional activities, or even representation of the London skyline could indeed cause an infringement of the regulations set out by the London Olympic Association Rights (LOAR).