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trademark for preparations of chlorotrianisene, a synthetic estrogen used for palliative treatment of prostate cancer and for replacement therapy.
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An ADAMs family protein encoded by ADAM17 on chromosome 2p25, which acts as a tumour necrosis factor-alpha converting enzyme (TACE). It binds mitotic arrest-deficient 2 protein, and plays a key role in activating Notch signalling, resulting in the proteolytic release of cell-surface proteins, including p75 TNF-receptor, IL-1 receptor type II, p55 TNF-receptor, TGF-alpha, L-selectin, growth hormone receptor, MUC1 and amyloid precursor protein (APP).
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transcatheter arterial chemoembolization



A technique for destroying tumors in which a tube is guided into the arterial blood supply of the tumor and drugs, fragments of muscle, or synthetic spheres are introduced to obstruct the artery. It is used to treat liver cancers that cannot be removed surgically.
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As described by Schalock, Luckasson, Tasse, and Verdugo (2018), these four perspectives approach IDD from a biomedical, psycho-educational, sociocultural, or justice perspective.
"The oldest objects in the Universe are around 11-12 billion light years old," said Tasse. "So we are going to see lots more of these objects."
Cette difference pourrait s'expliquer par le fait que les vendeurs de tisane de kinkeliba servent generalement dans des tasses plus volumineuses que celles utilisees dans les menages.
The revival of Joseph Tasse's study of two giants of the epoch gives today's readers an appreciation of how Macdonald was seen in his own day, although Tasse was hardly an objective observer.
In altri casi, invece, il dialetto e ritenuto, come avvertito in epoca piu recente, lingua che unisce persone di una stessa comunita mentre l'italiano e la lingua di chi vi e estraneo: "l'idea di parlare italiano e associata a quella del ricevitore demaniale, dell'agente delle tasse, dell'usciere, che fa i sequestri, e del carabiniere" (pp.
Jean -Marc Tasse said, “We are excited to meet and welcome Mr.
Les patients devraient egalement baisser la pression arterielle en mangeant une tasse d'eau avant de quitter le lit, et l'avancement de celui-ci lentement et pas rapidement ou soudainement.
That advantage was doubled four minutes later when Lewis Tasse and Jim Stevenson exchanged passes and the latter fired past the exposed Timms.
Tasse, director of the Nisonger Center and principal investigator on the waitlist control trial studying the unique intervention, said.
You will come away from this new volume a smarter person, able to distinguish the nuances between such similar words from different countries and periods as tasile, tasse, tasseau, tassel, tasses, tassettes and tasso (you're just going to have to buy the book to get the inside scoop on these good words).