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con·form·er

(kon-fōr'mer),
1. A mold, usually of plastic material, used in surgical repair to maintain volume in a cavity or to prevent closing of a reconstructed artificial or natural space.
2. a prion protein conformation; abnormal configuration of abnormal prion protein (that is, conformers) can induce change in the secondary and tertiary structure of normal prion protein to generate additional amounts of the abnormal protein.
[L. conformo, to fashion]
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conformer

A mould placed in a cavity to preserve its shape and prevent shrinkage.
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Greece: reasoned opinion for failure to inform the Commission of the provisions it has adopted to conform to the Directive on the training of professional drivers (2003/59); referral to the ECJ for failure to transpose the Directive on minimum safety requirements for tunnels (2004/54/EC); referral to the ECJ for failure to communicate its national implementing measures to transpose the Directive on the safety of third-country aircraft using Community airports (2004/36/EC)
Extra bright bulbs, which significantly improve visibility and hence road safety, are perfectly legal as long as they are clearly E-marked to show that they conform to European standards.
Extra-bright bulbs, which significantly improve visibility and hence road safety, are perfectly legal as long as they are clearly E-marked to show that they conform to European standards.
What's not yet available are circuits that can conform to more-complicated surfaces, like robotic bodies and eyeball-shape cameras.
All models are digital, fully automatic bench mounted instruments which have been designed to conform to international standards for the testing of rubber and elastomers, according to the literature.
Parisians have awakened to learn that much of their beloved cheese failed to conform to new European Union microbe norms.
Payne, Tax Commissioner for the Commonwealth of Virginia, on proposals to conform the due date for filing Virginia information returns (VA-6) with the deadline for filing comparable federal forms.
This is known as the "perfect tender rule." There are a number of qualifications to this role, but the UCC still provides that a buyer may reject tendered goods if they "fail in any respect to conform to the contract."
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Materials suppliers endeavoring to conform to the standards say processors will see more consistent product from them and, consequently, less variation in their processes.