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Abbreviation for:
local immune therapy
local implementation team  
lumbar infusion test
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lymphocyte immune therapy



A purported treatment for recurrent miscarriage, in which cells from a potential father are infused into a woman who has had previous loss of pregnancy after intercourse with this partner.


LIT has not been shown to prevent spontaneous abortion and may be hazardous to the recipient of the infused cells. In the U.S., the FDA permits research on LIT but not its use in everyday medical practice.
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LISE WEIL: This book took me 15 years to write, and there were many periods of extreme self doubt.
During the trial, Watson claimed: "I didn't have anything to do with the disappearance of Lise. Produce a witness who can say they saw me or my car that night.
Spark knew that 'wanting to know what happened is not so strong as wanting to know how.,(19) And, in an ironic reversal, it may be more accurate to say that rather than being pursued by the Furies, as is sometimes the case in Greek tragedy, Lise pursues them.
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De l'effacement de Flaubert sous la plume de Du Camp, Lise Schreier conclut que "[le] silence sur la presence de Flaubert peut [...] etre vu comme une facon de preserver son autonomie, c'est-a-dire a la fois comme une strategie sociale et comme un imperatif ontologique" (142) pour que Du Camp se forge "une identite, definie par le travail, la discipline, la virilite et la performance" (ibid.).
The women's eyes follow Lise back into the house, and their voices get a little quieter.
The bullet that tore through Lise Bias' brain and killed her almost instantly had been fired from a Smith & Wesson Model 686, a heavy-duty stainless steel target-grade service revolver which, in this case, had a 6" barrel.
La revision sistematica de las Leguminosae del Herbario de la Universidad de Coimbra (COI) y, con menor frecuencia, de otros herbarios (ELVE, LISE, LISI, LISU, PO) nos ha posibilitado presentar 52 nuevas citas portuguesas, correspondientes a 38 taxones incluidos en el volumen VII(II) de Flora iberica (Castroviejo et al.
The principal character of Romance is twenty-four-year-old Lise Imbert, a professional translator, who is in love--or so she thinks--with a psychiatrist, Yves Morand.
Special guests included Quebec's lieutenant-governor, Lise Thibeault, and the primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, Andrew Hutchison, who preached to a congregation of more than 300 at the rededication service on Aug.
Lise Villameur established a small resistance network in Poitiers.
In A Letter to Lilli (BBC1, Wed) Her daughter Lise and grandson Martin returned to the town of Immenhausen, followed by the cameras.