incapacitating


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Related to incapacitating: deteriorating, squandered, brought up
See: disabling
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Accordingly, they are responsible for incapacitating themselves.
Incapacitating weapons take advantage of the knowledge that medical scientists and practitioners have accumulated throughout history for the purpose of healing.
Incapacitating Biochemical Weapons reveals important conflicts between military and police use of emerging nonlethal weapon technologies and demonstrates how such technologies may threaten the current international norms set forth by the Chemical Weapons Convention.
At that point, one of my colleagues suggested that if commercially available gentamicin drops could cause ototoxicity in patients with an open middle ear space, perhaps we could use these drops to intentionally cause ototoxicity in patients with unilateral incapacitating Meniere's disease by ablating vestibular function.
Three days later, all four had a sudden onset of malaise, fever (up to 40[degrees]C), retroocular pain, generalized headache, conjunctival suffusion, flushing of the face and neck, myalgias, and severe incapacitating polyarthralgias and polyarthritis which mainly involved the small joints of the hands, wrists, ankles, and toes.
But if the trials prove successful, the Tasers should provide another useful addition to other existing ways of incapacitating a person such as CS spray.
When the War of Independence broke out in 1775, the Continental Army at first dug in its heels and forbade inoculation for fear of spreading the disease and incapacitating the fighting forces.
population, provides the best available, previously published lethal and incapacitating toxic potency values for smoke from commercial products, determines the potential for various size fires to produce smoke yields that could result in sublethal exposures, and provides state-of-the-art information on the production of condensed components of smoke and their evolutionary changes during transport from fire .
In State A, the percentage of fatal and incapacitating passing accidents is higher than that of nonpassing accidents.
American Medical Systems' products reduce or eliminate the incapacitating effects of these diseases, often through minimally invasive therapies.