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on/off phenomenon

a periodic loss of the efficacy of levodopa in the treatment of Parkinson's disease, without obvious relationship to the timing of levodopa administration. Also called random off.

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Vox populi adverb Taking, receiving, as in, he/she is on coumadin, on drugs, etc
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Task 5 - including ongoing maintenance and maintenance engineering in 2013-2016 on national roads GDDKiA Branch in Szczecin, Szczecin-area road No.
Again, two years of being in a sustained community of teachers mutually giving value to each others' voices appears to provide a context for teacher ongoing use of reciprocity in thinking and the development of legitimacy of voice as a pathway from idea to action.
In this way, services remained need driven, and also became an integral part of our ongoing professional development.
The ongoing sanctions regime and military strikes would more likely encourage rogue elements of Iraqi intelligence or an allied terrorist group to engage in such an attack as an act of revenge for the heavy Arab casualties resulting from these policies.
Since neither is "dissolved" and both remain viable, ongoing concerns, the liabilities of both remain and are assumed by the newly formed entity of the two partners.
The attrition of area residents and apartment managers also had a negative impact on ongoing maintenance and problem-solving efforts in the area.
By providing ongoing feedback and evaluation, TQM overcomes the inherent limitations of inspection and quality or peer review and provides a system that enables practitioners to identify and exceed customer expectations.
Several decades of vocational rehabilitation programming and research have revealed the necessity of ongoing, community-based support to help people with mental illness maintain competitive employment.
Cybertrust is the global information security specialist, delivering services that secure critical data, protect identities and help customers demonstrate ongoing compliance.
Quigley said he believes a few neighbors are annoyed with the standoff, but that the majority of the residents support the environmentalists ongoing efforts.
The rating also reflects ongoing operating and capital pressures associated with rapid enrollment growth, as well as a slow amortization rate, with additional borrowing planned.
Some owners choose to run the systems themselves, by establishing new "cost centers" to handle ongoing security system management.