medicator

med·i·ca·tor

(med'i-kā'tŏr, -tōr),
1. An instrument for use in making therapeutic applications to the deeper parts of the body.
2. One who gives medicaments for the relief of disease; sometimes applied in derision to one who prescribes drugs excessively for minor ailments.

med·i·ca·tor

(med'i-kā'tŏr)
Instrument used to make therapeutic applications to deeper body parts.
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Germany Sicherungsfonds fur die Lebensversicherer, URL http://www.protektor-ag.de; Sicherungsfonds fur die privaten Krankenversicherer, Medicator AG, URL http://www.bafin.de Contributions: Private health funded ex post, pro rata on net reserves with cap of 0.2% of net reserves.
Insulin is an anabolic and can exert effects on growth, through a medicator known as insulin- like growth factor -1.
For this reason, the PHI companies built up private and mutual insolvency insurance (the so-called Medicator AG) in 2003.
New--the Asthma Rescue Kit for ER & ICU, incorporating the Medicator with a 90 mL continuous nebulizer & reservoir bag, will provide economical & standardized Heliox and/or bronchodilator therapy in a closed, low-flow, 0-resistance system w/ integral exhalation filtration and a portless mask.
Mom," the family medicator, picking and choosing the home health care products from the supermarket aisles may be accurate.
Michelle, 25, of Brotton, has been nominated by manager Jo Innocent who said: "Michelle undertakes acting team leader duties and is a qualified medicator.
New for 2006, the Asthma Rescue Kit for ER & ICU, incorporating the Medicator with a 90 mL continuous nebulizer & reservoir bag, will provide economical & standardized Heliox and/or bronchodilator therapy in a closed, low-flow, zero-resistance system w/ integral exhalation filtration and a portless mask.
The Medicator Plus[R], with Versatile Exhalation Port enables expiratory filtration to protect therapists from patient-exhaled pathogens and drugs and allows attachment of optional expiratory flutter devices for simultaneous bronchial hygiene.
The unique technology offered by the company's Medicator[R] and the Medicator Plus offers a three-tiered benefit to respiratory practitioners: reduction of delivery time, cost savings in terms of overall patient care, and elimination of environmental exposure.
Conversely, in the mental health field, the belief has historically existed that addictive behaviors were "medicators" for the traumatic symptoms, and that if the trauma were treated, the maladaptive attempts to self-soothe would be alleviated.
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