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Arthur Brooks, U.S. respiratory physiologist, *1913. See: Rahn-Otis sample.


(ōt′is) [Acronym from Organization of Teratology Information Specialists]
A nonprofit organization that provides information about potential health risks during pregnancy and lactation. Website: www.otispregnancy.org
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In tests conducted at the USDA-ARS Western Wheat Quality Laboratory in Pullman, WA, using grain produced in breeding and commercial variety testing trials in Washington State from 2002 through 2004, average grain protein content of Otis (131 g [kg.
Otis gets that out his system very quickly, just four minutes of concentrated anger.
A study funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on why pregnancies continue to occur in women taking the teratogenic acne drug isotretinoin (Accutane), 866-626-6847, the OTIS national referral line.
Otis Zark closed in October 2001 because of "staffing problems," Leo Ward said.
The parent company of Otis, United Technologies Corp.
How many people live in Otis is unclear, since it is unincorporated and keeps no exact records.
By tracing the shifts in his thought over time, this article will depict Otis as a contemplative Anglo-American lawyer and politician, who constantly reacted to the changing beliefs, demands, and ideas of the men and institutions around him.
After what felt like forever the nurse looked over and smiled and told us that Otis was stable enough to be taken to the neonatal unit.
After undergoing an operation and then passing a hearing test Otis is now at the special care baby unit where he will grow and gain a bit more strength before going home.
A statement from Otis Saudi Arabia said the company will supply 256 escalators, six moving walkways, and 183 machine-room-less elevators with travel speeds up to one metre per second, including fully glazed panoramic elevators.
The contract for the Riyadh Metro lines 4, 5 and 6 was awarded to the Otis Saudi unit by the High Commission for the Development of Arriyadh.
According to a report by Chron, the boy was evacuated from the area due to flooding, leaving Otis to be looked after by Segovia.