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tan·gle

(tan'gĕl),
A small irregular knot.
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He stopped and looked round at the lovely gray tangle about him, and his round eyes looked queerly happy.
I pushed through a tangle of tall white-flowered bushes, and saw him twenty paces beyond, looking over his shoulder at me and hesitating.
Simultaneously the tangle underwent a violent upheaval.
If 'Bo Kata' has to be avoided tangles must be avoided and taken very seriously.
[USA], June 28 (ANI): People who report the poor quality of sleep as they age from 50s to 60s are at a higher risk of developing Alzheimer disease later in their life as their brain has more protein tangles, finds a study.
Wherever tangles of the tau protein appear, brain tissue dies, triggering the confusion and memory loss that are hallmarks of Alzheimer's.
Tau is normally found in the brain - even in healthy people - but under certain conditions it can clump together into tangles that injure brain cells.
Ventura, CA, August 17, 2018 --(PR.com)-- As "Lost In Tangles," serves to help it's readers understand their own natural hair journey, it also fills a widening gap by bridging the two hair communities together.
We represent a method to hide information while generating tangle patterns, which guarantees that a receiver can exactly extract the hidden message from the tangles.
While longhaired cats require the most upkeep, mats and tangles can be an issue for all cats.
Further, scientists are developing drugs to target tau protein, which is the chief component of tangled bundles of fibers within the Alzheimer's brain, called tau tangles. Researchers are also looking at inflammation after recognizing that beta-amyloid plaques and tau tangles cause an inflammatory immune response that can damage brain cells.
has executed a binding term sheet with Chinese pharmaceutical group Sinotau for investigational imaging agent (MK-6240) being evaluated for use in Positron Emission Tomography scans to image neurofibrillary tangles in the brain, the company said.