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marble-top tube

Any of a number of blood collection tubes which contain a special gel that separates cells from serum and material that causes clotting. The blood is then centrifuged, allowing easy removal of serum for testing.

SST

Abbreviation for serum separator tube.

sho-saiko-to

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SST

A traditional Chinese and Japanese herbal mixture used to treat chronic hepatitis and other illnesses.

spring scale test

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SST

A test of a person's ability to stand upright without loss of balance when a spring attached to his or her waist is pulled horizontally away from the front of the body and then suddenly released. One pound of force is added to the spring after each successfully tolerated tug and release. The maximum percentage of a person's total body weight that can be maintained using the spring without taking a step to stabilize himself or herself provides an indication of the risk of falling.
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As part of the health drive, SST helps bring government resources to the villages.
Also in the day, SSTs demonstrated outside the Buner Press Club to demand upgradation of their posts.
SST developed the first-ever curved chargecoupled device, or CCD, to provide clear imagery across its wide field of view because current digital cameras with flat CCDs are unable to record images from such highly curved mirrors without distortion.
In the SOIN context, a practical operational approach to SST front detection in RADARSAT-2 images will entail automated detection and classification of brightness fronts followed by manual input and evaluation.
Supreme Court, many of those involved with the SST who oppose destination-based sourcing felt that the door may have been open for the origin-based option.
SST produces electronic items under contract to other companies.
We are confident that SST will flourish as a part of Microchip," said Bing Yeh, co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of SST.
So far, some of the benefits of the SST have been discussed--namely, amnesty and certified compliance methods.
The SST-4P/LP packages all the features of our popular SST boards in this new form factor that accommodates the shift to smaller, more space efficient systems.
The Antelope Valley, which became an enterprise zone in February 1997, expects SST will be a harbinger of things to come.
Chairman Manny Bains comments, "We are very excited to be working with Ronaldo, Mirage and SST to launch what we feel is the first real Fund of this size and magnitude focusing on the sport of Soccer.
Supporting the AMD Opteron processor and its x86-64 technology validates SST's position as a market leader in the PC BIOS industry, both from a market share and technology perspective," said Michael Briner, senior vice president, Application Specific Product Group, SST.