SMAS


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SMAS

SMAS

Abbreviation for:
Substance Misuse Advisory Service (extinct) 
superficial musculo-aponeurotic system
superior mesenteric artery syndrome

superficial muscular aponeurotic system

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SMAS

The nerves, blood vessels, fat, and fibrous tissue that connects the facial skin to its underlying musculature. Operations that rejuvenate the face ("face lifts") often revise or sculpt this tissue to reduce age-related sagging or drooping.
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Capital Wealth Planning, LLC (CWP) founder and chief investment officer Kevin Simpson has announced the firm's Enhanced Dividend Income SMA (separately managed account) strategy ranked number one in the Morningstar(TM) option writing category out of 33 Option Writing SMA Managers, the company said.
Investors in SMAs are responsible for setting their risk tolerance and investment objectives, providing detailed investment guidelines, extensive legal documentation and agreements.
Basically, bracing damper systems are constructed by connecting two hollow box members with superelastic SMA plates.
With the combined solution of the Mercedes-Benz energy storage and the SMA Flexible Storage System, electrical energy can already be stored at costs comparable to German household electricity rates, said SMA Chief Executive Officer Pierre-Pascal Urbon.
The natural frequency depends on the mass and stiffness of a mechanical system and SMA has the capacity to alter the elastic modulus.
Macroscopic and microscopic studies have been performed on the neck of adults and other facial regions to demonstrate the existence and structure of the SMAS and clarify its functional role [4,11-15].
The carbonate group is an exchangeable anion in pure HT before treatment with SMAS. A typical XRD pattern of HT with a strong diffraction peak at 11.7[degrees], corresponding to a basal spacing of 7.6 [Angstrom] is shown in Fig.
Researches on the electro-thermo-mechanical characteristics of SMA material have already confirmed that SMA actuators have several advantages compared with conventional actuators.
SMAs have seen enormous growth in recent years, Levi points out, but the penetration is not like that of mutual funds.
SMAs are private portfolios of stocks and bonds guided by a professional money manager who makes decisions according to a specific investment objective.
Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is second to Duchenne muscular dystrophy as the leading cause of neuromuscular disease.
The full ownership of the underlying assets means that investors of SMAs also bear all of the risk associated with the portfolio.