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TEF

Tracheoesophageal fistula, see there.

thermic effect of food

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TEF

The increase in the body's metabolic rate that is produced by the consumption, digestion, metabolism, and storage of food. Foods with relatively low thermic effects include most carbohydrates, since carbohydrates, esp. sugars, cost the body relatively little energy to digest and metabolize. Protein-rich meals have a higher TEF, which is the rationale for low-carbohydrate diets, such as the Atkins and South Beach diets. Synonym: specific dynamic action of food.
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Esophagoscopy also helps for direct visualization of TEF fistulas, but occasionally they can be missed as they are located in the upper 3rd and on the anterior wall9.
We are now conducting a 'lessons learned' exercise to ensure our continued success in the TEF Awards with the aim of turning our silver into gold.
Data regarding perioperative management of TEF is mostly from paediatric population as it is very rare in adults.
TEF Conveyor can be used to transport bottles through unscramblers, desiccant inserters, roll-up counters, cottoners, induction sealers, cappers, retorquers, and other machines
The difference in meal duration resulted in increased TEF, which was accounted for by increased oxygen consumption and body temperature related to digestive processes.
Gashe BA Involvement of lactic acid bacteria in the fermentation of tef (Eragrostis tef), an Ethiopian fermented food.
Load to failure testing demonstrated that the TEF group exhibited a statistically greater ultimate load (460 [+ or -] 104 N) than the TOE group (409 [+ or -] 111 N).
Coastcross, graminea cultivada de estacao quente, manejada sob lotacao rotacionada com vacas em lactacao, registraram maior aparecimento foliar na primavera e maior TEF no verao.
Lower tef grain yield is mainly attributed to low soil fertility, especially, nitrogen (N) and phosphorus (P) deficiencies [4] and inappropriate tillage and weed control practices [3, 5].
Eventually, TEF repair and reconstruction of the laryngotracheal airway were conducted in one stage.
I then saw the TEF drive into the door 64R causing the metal to crunch and bend in three different directions, causing a Class C mishap.