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a chemical element, atomic number 90, atomic weight 232.038, symbol Th. (See Appendix 6.)
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1. Abbreviation for T-helper cells , under cell.
2. Symbol for thorium.
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A gene on chromosome 11p15.5 that encodes tyrosine hydroxylase, which plays a key role in adrenergic system physiology (e.g., catecholamine and dopamine synthesis).

Molecular pathology
Defects in TH cause Segawa syndrome autosomal recessive.
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Symbol for thorium.


Abbreviation for T-helper cells.
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Q. I received a corticosteroid injection in my left knne th A.M. Knee is all stiff & swollen. Is this normal?

A. actually you might have already had an arthritis in your knee before, then your doctor injected you with a corticosteroid into the affected joint. usually you will feel better (less pain) in your affected joint. if the symptoms don't improve then I suggest you to go see your specialist for further advise and treatment.

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Rather than trying to say everything there is to say about the two New Testament epistles 1 & 2 Thessalonians, Ascough narrates the founding of the Christ group in the ancient city of Thessalonike and examines how the two letters reflect the continuation of the relationship between that group and what he calls the "Paul party." He grounds his narrative in the recent scholarly work on critical matters of interpretation, but also presents a reading construction that reflects his own best estimates of the situation.
Imagine yourself a Thessalonian Christian for a moment.
Paul, in his first-ever correspondence, reminds the Thessalonians and all of us to sustain and support the joy of the Gospel with prayer.
On the other hand, Fairchild also noted some Bible verses saying that Rapture will happen without warnings as believers will disappear in the "twinkling of an eye." Some of these verses are John 14:1-3, Acts 1:9-11, 1 Corinthians 15:51-52, 1 Thessalonians 4:16:17, Philippians 3:20-21, 2 and Thessalonians 2:1-12.
The other readings were from Zephaniah 1 v 7, 12-18 and 1 Thessalonians 5 v 1-11 were by Jean Pennington.
Modern scholarship has placed the 13 NT letters attributed to Paul into two categories, six whose authorship by Paul is disputed (2 Thessalonians, Colossians, Ephesians, Titus, 1 and 2 Timothy) and the remaining seven whose Pauline authorship or "authenticity" is generally not disputed.
In the Ephesians through 2 Thessalonians paraphrases, Erasmus stresses the image of the church as a body with Christ as head to which the members with their varied gifts are united, an image that proved central to his proclivity toward accommodation.
1 THESSALONIANS 4:17,18 There's snow on the hills these days - but more: It's blowing a wintry chill in many a heart.
In this erudite and comprehensive monograph, Luckensmeyer (Center for Early Christian Studies, Australian Catholic University, Brisbane) discusses eschatology as the key to an understanding of Paul's first epistle to the Thessalonians. His method is historical/critical but he does not neglect rhetoric or comparative theology in his analysis.
Jeremiah 33:14-16; Psalm 25:1-10; 1 Thessalonians 3:9-13; Luke 21:25-36
18-25, which drew its theme, "Pray without ceasing," from Saint Paul's letter to the Thessalonians (5:17).