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suit

 [so̳t]
an outer garment covering the entire body.
MAST suit (military anti-shock trousers) pneumatic antishock garment.

MAST

(mast),

MAST

Emergency medicine
1. Military antishock trousers A pressure device designed to provide life support in Pts with external or internal subdiaphragmatic hemorrhage, which stabilizes the lower extremities and pelvis addresses hemorrhagic-traumatic shock by producing hemostasis and ↑ systemic vascular pressure. Cf Pressure pants.
2. Military Assistance to Safety & Traffic A program in which the US military contributes helicopters and medical assistance to low-population density areas Note: Major MAST users are high-risk infants in rural settings Substance abuse Michigan Alcoholism Screening Test A screening tool used to identify alcoholics. See Alcoholism.

MAST

Abbreviation for military antishock trousers.
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The collapsed Emley Moor transmitting station mast lies on the ground as engineers put the finishing touches to the BBC Two mast which towers 307ft offthe ground in April 1969 ANDREW VARLEY
Mast cell tumors are mainly occurring in skin and subcutaneous tissues.
Mast cells are distributed in diverse tissues throughout the body, but a considerable number of them are located close to blood vessels, nerves, and mucosal surfaces.
The growth factor stem cell factor, which stimulates mast cell development, was thought to be essential for the formation of mast cells.
The exchange ratio is based on each party's current capitalisation and Mast's estimated net cash as of the anticipated closing date.
The number of mast cells that was present in 10 consecutive high-power fields (hotspots) was counted in all sections.
L-3 Communications announced on 26 May that its optronics business L-3 KEO (in February 2012, L-3 Communications absorbed KEO resulting in the formation of L-3 KEO) had been awarded a $48.7 million, competitively bid contract from the US Navy's Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) to perform engineering and design work for the lower-profile mast, with options to produce up to 29 photonics masts over a four-year period, as well as to provide engineering services.
Antibodies specific for tryptase and CD117 are most widely used and are useful for highlighting mast cells; however, neither antibody can distinguish benign from neoplastic mast cells.
Mast cells were counted under light microscope at a magnification of 400x in a Z-pattern from left to right and the data obtained was statistically analyzed using ANOVA.
"The issue is of huge significance to us and we are giving it our utmost attention, especially knowing that masts are set to increase by 20pc to 30pc to accommodate the 700,000 mobile lines we have in Bahrain.