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(tŭrn),
To revolve or cause to revolve; specifically, to change the position of the fetus within the uterus to convert a malpresentation into a presentation permitting normal delivery.
[A.S. tyrnan]
Obstetrics Version; the rotation of a foetus for vaginal delivery
Public health The abrupt change in a domesticated animal’s behaviour, from docile to aggressive, resulting in attacks on humans, which may be fatal; turning is most common in pitbull terrriers and rottweilers, which together cause the bulk of dog bite-related fatalities in the US
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Across the country, Cox companies will be turning off for Earth Hour.
In part, turning off feeling reflects a refusal to recognize one's regression.
Zeneca's technology is based on turning off genes which are involved in the ethylene regulation process common to many fruits and vegetables.
Navy Pier - Turning off decorative lighting and Ferris Wheel lighting
We're going to make people more aware, just raise the awareness of turning off office lights, just be more conservation-minded,'' said vice president Paul Allemeier.
These cells were proof that turning off the Myc gene alters the cell's fate rather than killing it outright.
Businesses can help as well by reducing some lighting, postponing any major use of electricity for manufacturing or other industrial processes, and turning off unneeded office equipment.
RNAi has exciting potential in drug development both for defining novel therapeutic targets and as a new type of RNA-based drug that is capable of turning off disease-related genes.
running for the day, get into the habit of turning off your
Nobody had ever seen that turning off a cancer gene for a few days caused irreversible change," said Dean Felsher, MD, PhD, assistant professor of oncology and lead researcher on the study.
Thus, by turning off a transistor on each signal line, the ST21S07A effectively removes itself from the circuit.
Here in Las Vegas, the heart of the casino industry, and throughout the country, we are turning off our lights in remembrance of those who lost their lives and as an expression of support for all who are suffering as a result of the unspeakable horror that has been visited on our country," said Thomas E.