cauter


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cauter

An antiquated term meaning either:
noun
(1) Cautery (the act of cauterising); 
(2) A cautery iron;
or
verb To cauterise.
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They are not tolerating the metabolic consequences," Cauter added.
As pointed out by Lieven De Cauter and Michiel Dehaene, theater in classical Athens suspended the usual distinction between the political agora (place of assembly) and the private oikos (household):
The notion that sleep is by the brain, for the brain--which is a motto in the field--is outdated," says Eve Van Cauter of the University of Chicago.
Van Coevorden A, Laurent E, Decoster C, Kerkhofs M, Neve P, Van Cauter E, Neve P, Van Cauter E, Mockel J (1989) Decreased basal and stimulated thyrotropin secretion in health elderly men.
For example, Van Cauter and Turek (1990) observed that driver fatigue tended to deteriorate driving performance and subsequently increased accident rates.
The Belgian philosopher, Lieven De Cauter, the initiator of the BRussells Tribunal, writes: 'During six years of occupation, 1.
Lieven de Cauter, del Tribunal Bruselas (BRussels Tribunal), (32) ofrecio hace poco una sintesis de los "resultados" del programa de "Estabilizacion y Reconstruccion" a seis anos de guerra, ocupacion y contratismo desenfrenado y corrupto en Irak: "1 millon doscientos mil ciudadanos muertos; 2,000 doctores muertos; 5,500 academicos e intelectuales asesinados o en prision.
Se informa que, en comparacion a trabajadores con jornada diurna, los trabajadores con un sistema de trabajo por turnos -y nocturno-, pierden un promedio de entre 4 y 5 horas de sueno (Pilcher, Lambert & Huffcutt, 2000; Van Cauter, 2000).
2004; Planinsec y Matejek, 2004; Spiegel, Tasali, Penev y Van 2004; Spiegel, Leproult, L'Hermite-Baleriaux, Copinschi, Penev, Van Cauter, 2004; Vogels, Westerterp, Posthumus, Rutters y Westerterp-Plantenga, 2007).
GHB's initial popularity arose in the United States among bodybuilders, who believed that the increase in slow wave sleep induced by GHB would increase the body's natural production of growth hormone (Van Cauter et al.