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blas

(blahs),
Term invented by van Helmont to denote a mystical spirit or vital force which presided over and governed the various processes of the body. Each bodily function was supposed to have its own special blas; blas appears to be the counterpart of the archaeus (q.v.) of Paracelsus.
[a Middle E. variant of blast]

BLAS

Abbreviation for:
beta-lactam antibiotic sensitivity
Bronx Longitudinal Aging Study, see there.
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A los 12 anos de edad, a escondidas y con los libros de sus 2 hermanas, Blas comenzo a estudiar matematicas y geometria; durante una platica con su padre le demostro, con argumentos propios, por que la suma de los angulos de un triangulo equivale a 180 .
Blas de Acuna, who has always loved the girl, extracts a bullet from her womb and nurses her back to health.
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We're keen to build on the success of Blas Cymru / Taste Wales and I'm sure buyers and industry figures will continue to be impressed with the produce we have on offer, as we continue our drive to grow the industry 30% by 2020.
Art provides Makati with an additional layer that distinguishes one city from another,' says Blas.
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A comrade tried to catch Lance Corporal Blas Trevino to help him, but he was running too fast.