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to remove tissues or cells from a donor for transplantation.


/har·vest/ (hahr´vest) to remove tissues or cells from a donor and preserve them for transplantation.
A popular term for the procurement of a transplant organ or tissue from a cadaveric or live donor


To obtain cells, tissues, or organs for grafting or transplantation, from either a donor or the patient.


pertaining to or emanating from grain or cereal crops or the harvesting of them.

harvest fever
a disease of humans caused by Leptospira spp.
harvest mites
are pests of grain and hay where they are predators on arthropods. The larvae ordinarily parasitize rodents but can infest other animals including humans. The infections are self-limiting but can cause dermatitis of the face and the lower limbs. The lesions are itchy, small scabs, which cause rubbing and stamping of the feet. In pigs the lesions are distributed over most of the body. Called also chigger mites, grain mites, Pyemotes ventricosus, Neotrombicula autumnalis, Eutrombicula alfreddugesi, E. splendens, E. batatas, Lepotrombidium spp., Schoengastia spp.

Patient discussion about harvest

Q. Is it common to get an allergic reaction in the eye from olive harvest? I've been around olive trees for a few hours and now feel like I have something in my eye but there is nothing there. can it be an allergic reaction? I dont get it from eating olives...

A. but in one eye..? that just doesn't seem likely. but i guess there is no reason not to try both treatments....

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State severance taxes for timber could be used to discourage harvests of old-growth, and provide funds for land protection, local schools and roads, and other related purposes.
Napa Valley sparkling wine producer, Mumm Cuvee Napa, inaugurated the first harvest of the new millennium last week when it brought in 140 tons of grapes -- including the new Dijon clones of Pinot Noir from Yountville -- that were pressed at the Rutherford-based winery.
For all of Truman Collins' vision in fiscal and personnel management, the heart of his dream was an experimental method of selecting trees for harvest.
BSc, FRCS(C), Director of the Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery Program of the London Health Sciences Centre and Professor of Surgery at the University of Western Ontario, has performed 92 IMA harvests with AESOP for minimal access bypass.
Two or three aerial part harvests per season can be expected.
The truth is that each year in Canada we harvest less than 0.
In turn, the interviewees have some advice for other entrepreneurs: Be prepared for the harvest.
Not viable economically to harvest, they pose a frighteningly plentiful fuel source for potentially serious wildfires.
During the 1991-1992 El Nino, southern Africa weathered its worst drought this century and cereal harvests throughout the region fell by half.
5 Percent from 2003 to 2004; Value of Harvests Increases by Nearly 12 Percent
Principal may be repaid sooner than scheduled should timber harvests exceed Scotia's forecasted production.