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ASH

 
American Society of Hematology.

ASH

ASH

American Society of Hematology; asymmetrical septal hypertrophy.

ASH

Abbreviation for:
abdominal supracervical hysterectomy
Action on Smoking and Health, see there (Medspeak-UK) 
aldosterone-stimulating hormone
American Society of Hematology
asymmetrical septal hypertrophy

ash

(ash)
Nostrums made from the leaves and bark of the tree (Fraxinus excelsior) are alleged to have value in therapy of gastrointestinal disease; clinical tests are ongoing.

ash

a forest tree of the genus Fraxinus with PINNATE leaves, thin, silver-grey bark with prominent LENTICELS, and close-grained wood.

ash

the incombustible, inorganic residue remaining after any process of incineration. See also bone ash.

dietary ash
generally the mineral content.
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I rose shaking the ashes from me, and went without the kraal to wash away their defilement.
Again the ashes slipped and crumbled; some stones rolled down, and fell with a dull, heavy sound upon the ground below.
The ashes being easily moved by a skilful hand, the spies took this as a hint to make off in good time.
It was now a third full, just as it was when she threw the contents into the ashes.
The ashes were mixed with water (phase ratio 1 : 5 was used to imitate hydro ash removal (henceforth liquid suspension) and 1 : 0.
That means burning the palms used in ceremonies from past Palm Sundays -- even though the ashes that mark worshipers foreheads on Ash Wednesday are now available online.
Twenty minutes--that's all I really needed--enough time to get through the readings, the homily, and the ashes.
Local investigators discovered that many of the urns that were supposed to be holding the ashes of the dearly departed, had actually contained wood ashes or potting soil.
White ash is the largest and most common of the ashes in the United States, as well as the most commercially valuable.
The Minoan civilization of ancient Crete literally rose from the ashes, accoding to new evidence.
Although some owners elect to have their pet's ashes placed in decorative urns displayed in their homes, Jenkins says the ashes typically remain in the temporary container they come in and end up stored in a closet.
A reference to the Hollywood cemetery was briefly mentioned in a disposal certificate for the ashes, but Tate did not think it was relevant since Smith's ashes were obviously not there.

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