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shortening

1. Loss of bone length after a fracture, as a result of malunion or pronounced bony angulation.
2. A decrease in the length of a contracting muscle fiber.
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The zinc nasal gel had a significant effect in shortening their duration (figure 1).
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The second method, known as the Nesbit procedure, causes a shortening of the erect penis.
Fortunately, toe shortening surgery, like the procedures performed by the experts at Beverly Hills Physicians, has been shown to be a highly effective method for remedying pain.
Odds are, the shortening supplies another two or three grams of trans fat.
Heat chocolate chips and shortening in 1-quart saucepan over low heat, stirring frequently, until chocolate is melted; set aside.
Exercises should be performed in both a concentric and eccentric fashion, that is, exercises should activate the muscles while they are shortening and lengthening.
The type of shortening employed in the preparation of cake batters greatly affects creaming functionality.
0, organizations can manage design data as cohesive blocks rather than as tens of thousands of individual files, streamlining development, eliminating costly errors, and dramatically shortening time to market.
a premier supplier of 100% RSPO Certified Sustainable Palm Shortenings, announced today the introduction of Olera GOLD Low Color Palm Shortening.
We've demonstrated that, in cell culture, these compounds can result in telomere shortening and cell death," he says.
In the late 1980s the Center for Science in the Public Interest (the publisher of Nutrition Action Healthletter) and others pressured fast-food chains to change the shortening in their fryers from beef fat to vegetable oil.