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An obsolete clinical test once used to detect incomplete placental expulsion at the time of delivery.
Method Injection of air into the umbilical cord with the placenta held under water to detect bubbles (and the rupture of vessels and/or cotyledons).
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Caption: A Marine Corps F-35B Lightning II from Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) 23, Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md., undergoes ground testing of an improved probe light assembly in a hangar at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.
* If it passes the air test, the packer deflates and moves to the next joint/defect.
The cyclic freeze/ UV-condensation/salt fog-dry air test that used 5 percent sodium chloride solution to generate salt fog produced a coating performance similar to that in a salt-rich environment including zinc-rich and waterborne coatings.
and the Naval Air Test Center in Patuxent River, Maryland, technicians found that although one wire type would erupt in a fireworks display of sparks and flame when fired upon, two other types would not.
-- Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) l's E-2D Hawkeye Operation Test Team completed aerial refueling (AR) training on Dec.
Testing at the Propulsion Open Air Test facility is expected to begin in early 2016, the company said, in a statement.
With no injection necessary, the packer and camera advance to the next joint and repeats the air test process.
Our core business is gas detection, leak detection and filtration, where we offer complete turnkey solutions which serve to fulfil various legislations including BS EN12021.At Air-Tech 2012, we will be showcasing the AIRQUAL-1 breathing air test kit.
``Asbestos is dangerous when someone breathes it in, but an external company has carried out an air test and found there is no risk of exposure.
Each of the four dogs, three of them brothers from the same litter, will go through the air test to ensure they do not panic when airborne.
A health and safety officer at Warwickshire County Council said: "County council contractors were employed initially to carry out an air test to establish the levels of airborne dust, which confirmed that no significant quantity of asbestos was present in the atmosphere.
John Richardson approved establishing Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (UX) 24 as a shore command "to provide research, development, test and evaluation support for Navy and Marine Corps unmanned aviation systems."