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A 'smokeless cigarette' developed and marketed by RJ Reynolds
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Eclipse

Vascular surgery A laser for performing transmyocardial revascularizationn–TMR and percutaneous transluminal myocardial revascularization–PTMR
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eclipse

(ĕ-klips′) [Gr. ekleipein, to leave out, omit]
To make or become dark or obscure.
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eclipse

  1. the period during which a virus exists as a free nucleic acid in the host cell, so called because nothing seems to be happening during this phase.
  2. (of plumage in birds) occurring for a short time after the breeding plumage is moulted, particularly in ducks.
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