SIL


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SIL

Squamous intraepithelial lesion, see there.

Squamous intraepithelial lesion (SIL)

A term used to categorize the severity of abnormal changes arising in the squamous, or outermost, layer of the cervix.
Mentioned in: Cervical Cancer, Pap Test
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In 1999, $858,000 of sales were from the SIL subsidiary, which is not a part of the company in 2000.
In October 1998, SpaceDev acquired 100 percent of SIL via a stock-exchange agreement.
The monoblock construction of the SIL pump range eliminates the need for a bearing unit.
From the standpoint of state relationships with SIL, one of Hartch's primary contentions will prove surprising to those concerned about the encroachment of "fundamentalist" religion in Latin America: "Although many have charged that the SIL was a tool of the U.
Obviously, the SIL had friends in high places, not only sympathetic anthropologists who worked in national and international agencies like the Instituto Nacional Indigenista (INI), the Inter-American Indigenista Institute (III), and the Secretaria de Educacion Publica (SEP) whose personnel collaborated with Townsend and his colleagues from the outset.
Atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance (ASC-US) or atypical squamous cells-cannot rule out high grade SIL (ASC-H) were together diagnosed in 10 smears, of which ASC-US was in 7 and ASC-H in 3 smears.
While not minimizing the hardships inherent to the subordinated position of indigenous peoples in Mexico, Hartch shows that the SIL worked in contested religious and cultural terrain on which indigenous people were active agents.
In its draft form, IEC 61511 defines a total of four Safety Integrity Levels (see Box 1), with SIL 4 being the highest achievable safety level.
The rate of progression from low- to high-grade SIL in untreated patients was 4% for the infected patients and 9% for the uninfected patients.
Scandium International Mining Corp ("Scandium International" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has closed the share exchange transaction with Scandium Investments LLC ("SIL"), as approved by the SCY shareholders at a Special Meeting on September 11, 2017, and as a result, has acquired the 20% interest in EMC Metals Australia Pty Ltd ("EMC-A") previously held by SIL.
The PSR-FSP/2x1 can be used in applications up to a Safety Integrity Level (SIL) 3, and the PSR-FSP2/2xl can be used for up to a SIL 2 requirement, according to IEC 61508.