Mud


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Drug slang A regionally popular street term for opium or heroin
Molecular biology A defective derivative of phage Mu; mud insertions are used to construct operon and gene fusions in enteric bacteria
Vox populi A popular term for very strong coffee or espresso

donor

(do'nor) [Fr. doneur fr L. donator, giver, donor]
1. A person or animal that furnishes blood, tissue, or an organ to be used in another person.
2. In chemistry, a compound that frees part of itself to unite with another compound called an acceptor.

artificial insemination donor

Abbreviation: AID
A male who provides sperm to be used to fertilize a woman seeking to become pregnant.

blood donor

One who gives blood (or its components) to be used for transfusion.

cadaveric donor

One who donates an organ or tissue after his or her death.

directed donor

A family member, friend, or significant other who gives blood, an organ, or tissue to another person to support a vital function or prevent death.

HLA-mismatched related donor

Mismatched related donor.

human leukocyte antigen matched unrelated donor

Matched unrelated donor.

hydrogen donor

In oxidation-reduction reactions, a substance that gives up hydrogen atoms to another substance, the acceptor.
See: hydrogen acceptor

living donor

One who donates an organ or tissue while he or she is still living. Living donors must be healthy and antigenically matched to the recipient.

matched unrelated donor

Abbreviation: MUD
One who donates an organ or tissue (such as bone marrow stem cells) to another person with human leukocyte antigens identical to those of the organ recipient.
Synonym: human leukocyte antigen matched unrelated donor

mismatched related donor

Abbreviation: MMRD
An organ or tissue donor who is a family member of the organ recipient but whose human leukocyte antigens are not identical to those of the recipient. In general in organ transplantation, organ and recipient survival are highest when the donor and the recipient share the same HLA antigens.
Synonym: HLA-mismatched related donor

nondirected donor

A person who donates blood, an organ, or tissue to the community at large and is unknown to the recipient.

related HLA-identical donor

Related identical donor.

related identical donor

Abbreviation: RID
A family member who donates an organ or tissue (such as a kidney or bone marrow stem cells) to another family member who shares perfectly matched human leukocyte antigens. Organ transplantations from RIDs have higher success rates than transplants obtained from mismatched related donors (MMRDs) or from matched unrelated donors (MUDs).
Synonym: related HLA-identical donor

universal donor

A person who has group O red blood cells. In a life-threatening emergency this person's cells can be transfused into any patient in need of red blood cells.

matched unrelated donor

Abbreviation: MUD
One who donates an organ or tissue (such as bone marrow stem cells) to another person with human leukocyte antigens identical to those of the organ recipient.
Synonym: human leukocyte antigen matched unrelated donor
See also: donor
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Previously, Gushchu mud volcano erupted in Shamakhi region this February.
Farmers on the scene were nervous and quickly dispatched excavators to guide the mud away from their fields.
Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service has now issued a warning to the public of the dangers of stepping in the mud.
Each mud cave is in rectangular shape, around eight feet high from the floor and twelve feet long in length.
Diggin and using mud lances and mud boards, the huge team took four hours to free the horse.
Keywords: Red Mud, Carbon Nanotubes, Pakistani Natural gas, Chemical Vapor Deposition.
"We've really put a lot of effort into promoting Mud Fest this year, and our entertainment lineup reflects this," said organizer Keith Hawkins, a veteran mud racing enthusiast.
Strategically located on the northern shore ofthe Dead Sea, Ramada Resort features 161 guest rooms, a range of food & beveragefacilities, and international standard spa and fitness facilities, a heatedswimming pool, the largest flat & sandy private beach, a mud bath and conferencefacilities ranging from small meetings to larger conferences.
The project promotes mud crab hatchery and nursery technologies in Aklan State University (ASU), Zamboanga State College of Marine Sciences and Technology (ZSCMST), and the Tagum local government unit (LGU) in Davao del Norte.
Moxon [11], Whitlow and Richard [12], and Strachan [13] researched the causes of gold ore tailing dam break in Spain, Zambia, and America and presented some postbreak remedy methods, whereas, the studies on the red mud tailing reservoir are few at present, especially in respect of stockpile stability.
Plenty of underground engineering constructions such as railway tunnel and coal extractions are threatened by various kinds of water inrush and mud gushing in China [1-4].
As they continued to watch TV, Merbai and her family were suddenly swallowed by the rush of water and mud.