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AMBER

(am'bĕr),

am·ber

(am'bĕr),
1. A hard, dark yellow to tan, fossilized resin derived from pine trees.
2. Having a dark yellow to tan color.
3.
[Ar. anbar]

amber

Etymology: Ar, anbar
a hard fossilized resin derived from pine trees. An oil of amber, Oleum succini, has been used in some pharmaceutical preparations.

amber

A fossilised yellowish tree resin; amber has been used in Chinese medicine as a diuretic, nerve tonic, sedative, to dissolve blood clots, for amenorrhoea, cataracts, convulsions, hysteria and nocturnal emissions.

There is no peer-reviewed data to support or refute therapeutic efficacy.

AMBER

Advanced multi-beam equalisation radiography. A type of imaging that was tested and failed to improve over conventional chest radiography for diagnosing interstitial lung disease, emphysema, diffuse infiltrative disease, pulmonary nodules, mediastinal masses, calcifications of nodules and regional lymphadenopathy.

AMBER

(am'bĕr)
Acronym for advanced multiple-beam equalization radiography.

amber

hypericumperforatum.
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This geological setting is similar to the amber deposits in Hukawng Valley (Noetling, 1892; Chhibber, 1934; Cruickshank and Ko, 2003; Shi et al.
The specific locality for the Hti Lin amber deposit is known as Kyakhe ('tiger bite' in English), at coordinates N21[degrees]41'44.
Even after millions of years, one can see biological inclusions inside ambers in three dimensions.
Commenting on Crichton's novel Jurassic Park, Azar says that it was "incorrect to call it Jurassic because the ambers discovered with biological inclusions back then were only from the Cretaceous era and not from the Jurassic era.
A type of amber thought to have been invented by flowering plants may have been en vogue millions of years before those plants evolved, suggests an analysis of newly discovered amber droplets.
Some early conifers produced the type of amber familiar to gem collectors today.
No one knows exactly how amber acts as a preservative.
is one of the world's authorities on amber fossils.
AmberSwitch will be exhibited at Amber Wave's Booth #6240 in the "Start-Up City" section of the NetWorld+Interop show in Las Vegas next week.