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peg

 [peg]
a projecting structure.
rete p's inward projections of the epidermis into the dermis, as seen histologically in vertical sections.

PEG

Abbreviation for polyethylene glycols.

peg

(peg),
A cylindrical projection.

PEG

abbr.
polyethylene glycol

PEG

1. Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy GI disease An enteric feeding tube used to purge the colon presurgery.
2. Physician equity group. See Managed service organization.
3. Polyethylene glycol Therapeutics An inert long-chain synthetic molecule that may be attached to various proteins making them invisible to the immune system; multiple PEGs have been attached to ADA–adenosine deaminase, one of the enzymes responsible for SCID, allowing long-term survival of the molecule within the body; PEG has been attached to Hb, and has potential as a transport vehicle for artificial blood.

PEG

Abbreviation for percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy.

PEG

Abbreviation for polyethylene glycols.
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In the race French Holly launched a strong looking challenge at the final hurdle but just failed to peg back the leaders.
CORRIG COUNT ran a blinder to peg back Shadayid in a decent one off open in front of the Sky cameras at Hove.
The HM Plant Honda rider goes into Sunday's two races bidding to peg back an 11-point deficit to team-mate and reigning champion Ryuichi Kiyonari in the championship standings.
SCOTLAND narrowly failed to peg back hosts Ireland in the race for second place behind winners England in the Home Nations Championship.
He ran on but his effort was too late and he failed to peg back the leaders.
If William Buick gets her out in front in the 7.40 at Great Leighs she may be hard to peg back, and she's unlikely to be swallowed up thanks to her game attitude.