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bead

(bēd) [ME. bede, prayer, prayer bead (on a rosary), bead]
A small spherical object, typically made of glass, plastic, or metal. Beads have numerous uses in health care. They are employed in sterilization equipment and in some diagnostic and therapeutic injections.
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Beaded running horses and traditional beaded tipi designs decorate the cape and leggings of this outfit that has been executed in 3 cut beads.
Dr Duncan Walker and his team reportedly performed transarterial chemoembolisation (TACE) using DC Bead LUMI on the Australian patient with liver tumours at the Wesley Hospital, Brisbane, Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologist.
Recently, one particular bead bag stood out among the rest.
Repeat to sew on the remaining pearls, placing closely set pearl beads toward the hem and spacing the beads more widely as you work up the pant leg to create a cascading effect.
Manufacturers of soft beads say steelhead won't spit a squishy, chewy bead.
Shannon Jambard, known for her beading knowledge and her passion for helping others, is the owner of Meant to Bead in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin.
In the past, as today, men, women, and children adorned themselves with beads. In tribal cultures still, certain beads are often worn from birth until death and then are buried with their owner for the afterlife.
The variance in the ratio reveals any error the bead may generate in the setting up for stained cellular samples.
Bronze Age bigwigs in what's now Denmark wore brightly colored glass beads made in the workshops of Egyptian pharaohs and Mesopotamian rulers, a new investigation finds.
Keywords: Micro-capillary bead counting emulsion PCR next generation DNA sequencing
As with anything else, outward manifestations of religion are sometimes just that, and it is no different with prayer beads: a clicking bead does not a good person make.
Consequently, the LO instrument reports the diameter of a PSL bead that scatters the same amount of light as the actual particle.