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STERILITY. Barrenness; incapacity to produce a child. It is curable and incurable; when of the latter kind, at the time of the marriage, and arising from impotency, it is a good cause for dissolving a marriage. 1 Fodere, Med. Leg. Sec. 254. See Impotency.

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Use them to test microbial levels in pharmacy labs and other areas where surface contaminants and sterility are primary concerns.
KUWAIT, June 5 (KUNA) -- Jahra Hospital announced Friday the launch of a novel approach seeking to solve the sterility in both men and women.
Each individual Cobalt Blue package is identified with a lot number for traceability, and a Certificate of Sterility is included with every case.
Pharmacy specialists from the US, Europe, and Canada cover general aspects, including the nonclinical safety assessment of biologics (including vaccines), clinical assessment, regulatory guidelines in the US and Europe, intellectual property issues, and sterility assurance, sterility, asepsis, and sterilization; the development of proteins and peptides, biosimilars, vaccines, gene medicines, nucleic acid vaccines, oligonucleotides, and regenerative medicines; and product administration and delivery issues.
By next week, if the schedule holds, we will have fully refurbished kennelling with separate cat and dog wards complete with a high spec resin floor for maximum sterility as well as new facilities to accommodate giant breed dogs in air-conditioned comfort.
Dubai: A Saudi woman has given birth to quadruplets after seven years of sterility, hospital sources in Riyadh said.
BioReady DBM Putty is a ready-to-use demineralized bone matrix (DBM) implant that provides convenience, robust handling, verified osteoinductive potential and sterility.
With the 2013 release of applications for environmental monitoring and sterility testing, the Growth Direct[TM] System is the only automated, non-destructive technology that addresses all key microbial GC applications.
Hormones of Life: Endocrinology, the Pharmaceutical Industry, and the Dream of a Remedy for Sterility 1930-1970 provides a well-written story of Gonadex, drug developments, and the origins and development of the modern pharmaceutical industry today.
Tests of low doses of a compound that interferes with retinoic acid receptors (RARs), whose ligands are metabolites of dietary vitamin A, showed that it caused sterility in male mice.
Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics Srl said it had been alerted to a sterility issue in the solvent for its Menjugate Kit, which is from Italy and distributed in the UK.