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CORD, measures. A cord of wood must, when the wood is piled close, measure eight feet by four, and the wood must be four feet long. There are various local regulations in our principal cities as to the manner in which wood shall be measured and sold.

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Amniox parent TissueTech pioneered the commercialization and clinical application of human umbilical cord and amniotic membrane to promote regenerative healing.
Umbilical cord stem cells are derived without harming a person, unlike embryonic stem cells, which are extracted by killing a tiny human being.
But their potential in adults has been less clear, because a single umbilical cord contains only about one-tenth as many blood stem cells as the typical bone marrow transplant does.
Many parents have opted to save the blood from their baby's umbilical cord and have been sending it to privately run facilities elsewhere in North America, a fact that bodes well for the feasibility of this aspect of the foundation, MacKinnon says.
At this point, the umbilical cord began to wither and withdraw, having been allowed to completely fulfill its purpose.
Although PCB concentrations have been previously measured in umbilical cord plasma, this is the first study to examine HO-PCBs and other phenolic compounds in that medium.
A substance believed to be an endocrine disrupter was found in the umbilical cord of a newborn baby in a study carried out by the Environment Ministry, the ministry said Wednesday.
The stem cell may have been derived from an embryo, resulting in the death of the embryo, or it may have been derived from a child or adult, or from blood in the umbilical cord, with no harm to anyone.
We studied fetal and maternal thiol plasma concentrations in normal pregnancies to determine reference concentrations for cysteine, homocysteine, and cysteinylglycine in arterial and venous umbilical cord plasma to gain insight into maternal-fetal thiol interactions.
I don't mean to offer every child an electronic umbilical cord to home, but perhaps to give the parent an umbilical cord to camp.

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