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West

(west),
John B., 20th-century Australian-U.S. pulmonary physiologist.

West

(west),
Charles, English physician, 1816-1898. See: West syndrome.

WEST

Abbreviation for:
Western European Stent Trial
Winter and Emergency Services Team
Women's Estrogen for Stroke Trial

WEST

Weinstein enhanced sensory test Neurology A nerve testing format used to evaluate tactile sensation, using a pocket-sized device with calibrated nylon filaments which deliver specified force to the skin
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Many millions engaged in them, charging to the bounds of the Empire to be met and turned back by the gigantic armies of the West. The slaughter of the mad hosts on the boundaries was stupendous.
Then, being at last free to do as she chose, she ran out to the courtyard to tell the Lion that the Wicked Witch of the West had come to an end, and that they were no longer prisoners in a strange land.
The West's encounter with the East was not only imperial or mercantile; it was teleological, imputing to itself the purpose of enlightening and civilizing the East.
Instead, he shows why making sense of the West is so difficult.
Of 115 Tests between the countries since 1963, England have taken 27, the West Indies 48, with 40 draws.
Looking back over the past year, one a the more upsetting actions of the Supreme Court of the United States was its refusal to review a decision of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals concerning West Virginia's refusal to follow the Free Rivers Doctrine.
The tower at the west end was allowed to fall down in the seventeenth century, and by the nineteenth, the church had been deconsecrated and was used as an artist's studio.
The next `clash of civilizations', it is often claimed, will come between Islam and the West. In this refreshing book, Halliday challenges the social scientists who have tended to strengthen the myths of confrontation.
Blake says the investment in cutting-edge technology allows his staff to serve the West Angeles congregation with optimal productivity and efficiency.
I felt with more than usual acuteness the discomfort of being a traveler in Japan: more than a century after the country was opened to the West, foreigners (gaijin) still attract the gaze to an unnerving extent.
The West German health systems represent an attempt to achieve horizontal equity in the distribution of health care and fairly good control over total health care expenditures without a complete takeover of the health insurance system by the government.
Ah, the West. The daydream of many a 10-year-old, donning a brand new cowboy hat and straddling a sturdy branch of a backyard tree.