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The mannitol allows the lidocaine to reach the nerves by opening its protective covering.
2,600 m2 protective covering of floors from frost cloth waterproof and breathable
If you keep the mini-sprinkler on all night, a 32-degree coating of watery ice develops on the trunk and foliage, serving as a protective covering since the danger zone for most tropicals is only reached when the temperature drops several degrees below freezing.
These severe psychiatric disorders, each of which occurs in about 1 in 100 adults, rest on identical flaws in a set of genes that produce a protective covering for brain cells, a new study suggests.
What is normally concealed by the skin, is, paradoxically, depicted by animal hide, normally a protective covering.
Brown will play with a protective covering on the thumb and said he is uncertain when the injury will heal.
We began layering ourselves with protective covering, contriving ourselves as figments of the public imagination, disembodying ourselves as "phone friends," withdrawing to our various Fortresses of Solitude like Supermen contemplating the properties of kryptonite.
The company's late stage pain product candidates are: EpiCept NP-1, a prescription topical analgesic cream designed to provide effective long-term relief of peripheral neuropathies; LidoPAIN BP, a prescription analgesic non-sterile patch designed to provide sustained topical delivery of lidocaine for the treatment of acute or recurrent lower back pain; and LidoPAIN SP, a sterile prescription analgesic patch designed to provide sustained topical delivery of lidocaine to a post-surgical or post-traumatic sutured wound while also providing a sterile protective covering for the wound.
The invisibleSHIELD(TM) is a clear protective covering designed to protect the metallic finish of the MacBook Pro from scratches and dings that can occur from everyday use.
MS, which often begins in young adulthood, is an autoimmune disorder that results from the slow, progressive loss of the protective covering of nerve fibers in the brain and spinal cord.
On September 23, winds on the back side of Hurricane Rita produced a storm surge and waves that stripped the rip rap, or large rock protective covering, from approximately 11,000 feet of the approximately 13,700 foot long earthen embankment.
The Moorpark Little League is seeking a protective covering to shelter their new scoreboard and its bulbs from weather and vandalism during the off-season.

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