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In experimental embryology, an embryonic tissue or part grafted to another embryo of the same or of another species.
See also: chimera
[O. Fr. sion, shoot, sprig, fr. L. seco, to cut]
scion the part of a plant, usually a piece of young stem, that is inserted into a rooted STOCK (1) to produce a GRAFT.
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On average, patients fasted 4 hours longer than the international guidelin3els for solid food and 8 hours longer than internationally prescribed for clear oral fluid sients
. Furthermore, <6% of patients kept to the doctor's fasting recommendations.
Effects of [Na.sup.2+]/[Ca.sup.2+] exchanges down regulation on contractility and [[Ca.sup.2+].sub.i], tran sients
in adult rat myocytes.