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capacitate

(kə-păs′ĭ-tāt′)
tr.v. capaci·tated, capaci·tating, capaci·tates
Biology To cause (spermatozoa) to undergo the physical changes needed to penetrate and fertilize an egg.

ca·pac′i·ta′tion n.
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[1] exploited the structure of an extreme point solution to give a (7+[epsilon]) factor algorithm for hard non-uniform Capacitated k- Facility Location Problem (CkFLP) violating cardinality constraint by a factor of 2.
Leptin incubation: Capacitated samples were incubated with 10 ng leptin at 37[degrees]C and 6% C[O.sub.2] overnight, before freezing.
Results: A higher percentage of baculovirus-expressed recombinant human ZP3 coated beads showed significant (P<0.05) binding of capacitated human sperm as compared to beads coated with fetuin.
In multi-stage supply network design which involves single sourcing restrictions for supply to Retailers from capacitated facilities, (Lai et al., 2008) has also shown that GA is effective in dealing with single sourcing capacitated facilties.
A: Article 148 shall apply because Luisito is not legally capacitated to marry.
The relative ratio of phosphorylation between the capacitated and non-capacitated samples were also reported, providing the first biochemical description of what puts sperm "in the mood".
He further enquired on the status of maternity ward at the hospital and if the ward was capacitated to effectively serve the whole constituency.
(For me, it would be better they will be capacitated so they will know and ready to become a true representative of the youth.)
They cover the capacitated vehicle routing problem, important variants, and applications.
As part of their implementation, the core programs formulated their GAD plan to ensure that women-beneficiaries were capacitated and provided with the opportunity to participate in leadership action and decision-making in their communities.