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cow

(kow),
1. A generator for short-lived isotopes based upon successively eluting or otherwise separating ("milking") a short-lived radioactive daughter from a longer-lived parent; for example, 99mTc from 99Mo, 113mIn from 113Sn.
2. The mature female of domestic cattle (genus Bos); also the mature female of certain other animals such as buffalo, elephant, and whale.

cow

(kou)
n.
1. The mature female of cattle of the genus Bos.
2. The mature female of certain other large animals, such as elephants, moose, or whales.
3. A domesticated bovine of either sex or any age.

cow′y adj.

cow

Nuclear medicine
A popular term for a device used to generate radioactive isotopes with a short T1/2, which are separated by elution (a process known as “milking,” hence the name) of a short-lived daughter from a parent with a longer T1/2-eg 99mTc from 99Mo; 113mIn from 113Sn.
 
 Vox populi-UK
A common derogatory term for a woman.

Patient discussion about cow

Q. Does cow's milk cause acne? I'm 16 years old guy, and I have acne for several years now. Lately, although I treat it as my dermatologist instructs me, it seems I have more zits, particularly on my face. My friend told it can be because for the last few months ago I've been drinking a cup of milk for breakfast (I almost didn't drink milk at all before that). Is it true? The acne really makes me miserable, and the last thing I want to do is to make it worse. Thanks!!!

A. Regardless of what milk does to your acne, emotional stress can also make it worse, so first of all, try to relax- it'll make feel better and can also make your acne better, so it'll make you feel even better. Try to avoid milk for some time and see what helps you most. No one really proved milk has any influence on acne, so you shouldn't feel like you you're responsible for your acne.

Q. Is soy milk as good as cow milk? what`s good about soy milk and when it should be avoided. Is soy milk as good as cow milk?

A. Remember this, we are the only mammals that drink the milk of another! Do you get the urge to suckle while driving by a farm with cows or goats?
I wish I saved the article from someone I communicated with years ago online from New Zealand. Soy is really NOT a good food source! Please investigate further. Why is it that we are so "milk" conscious? Has the American Dairy Association brain washed us? Good righ, organic grains and veggies are the best food choices!

Q. I'm concerned that my calcium supplements are contaminated w seashells or cow bones. Which brands are best

A. there should be labeled as "from animal source".
here is something that helped me choose:
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/calcium-supplements/AN00964

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Hang said she believed the cow is a reincarnation of her husband, Tol Khut, who died a year back.
To manage this expenditure, the government has been levying 10% cow tax on 33 types of transactions.
The primary exposure was the daily consumption of cow's milk in 4,632 children or non-cow's milk in 643 children.
The data recorded on colony diameter after 72 hours of incubation at 28[+ or -]1[degrees]C were non-significant only in treatments viz., cow dung + cow urine and cow curd at 5 per cent concentration (under sterilised set of experiment) and cow milk (at all the tested concentrations and sterilised as well as unsterilized set of experiment).
With all the hype surrounding food safety and the hassles associated with obtaining unadulterated dairy products, it might be time to take matters into your own hands with a little help from a dairy cow. Whether you're tired of worrying about herbicides, pesticides and bovine growth hormone in your milk, or you just desire farm-fresh, raw milk, read on and you just might find that the world of milking--homestead-style--is for you.