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He slipped the knife out of the sheath and was ready and unembarrassed by hampering bedclothes, for the weather was hot and we hadn't any.
And let me see, now, whether you can draw it out of the sheath without hurting yourself.
There are several differential diagnoses for malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors of the nose and paranasal sinuses--nasal polyps, mucoceles, gliomas, papillomas, esthesioneuroblastomas, sarcomas, carcinomas, and lymphomas.
The Olflex-Servo[R] 2YSLCLY-JB offers low reactive power loss due to its special polyethylene (PE) sheath, which is both lead and silicone free.
I contacted Ka-Bar to find the availability of a new scabbard and was informed by the customer service representative, Carole Deckman, that a new Kydex sheath would be sent by Ka-Bar at no cost to me.
When the sheath becomes inflamed and swollen, however, the tendon may get "stuck" in the constricted opening, causing a painful snapping or locking of the fingers or thumb.
Chromalox announces the Maxi-Zone High Temperature Insertion Heater, designed to provide precise, uniform heating of large platens for hot metal presses requiring continuous sheath temperatures to 2000 degrees E Unlike regular insertion heaters, a Maxi-Zone provides two or three independently controlled temperature zones along the heater sheath.
The sheath has a Velcro[R] closure and a belt loop for easy carrying on a belt or backpack.
Durham University researchers in Durham, UK transplanted human follicle dermal sheath tissue from the scalp of a male scientist into the forearm of a female coinvestigator who differed both in blood group and major histocompatibility complex (MHC) type.
2--Color) For Spanish flair, follow the fashion pace of ``Zorro'' star Catherine Zeta-Jones: Red sheath by NiteLine, $378, accented with a beaded lace shawl, $170, both from Ames in the Glendale Galleria.
Rectus sheath haematoma is an unusual but well-described clinical entity.
The '60s and '70s were often invoked, but, with the exception of Anna Sui's missionary Woodstockdom, they were seldom the real source of the simple chic that redounded in, for example, the elegant sheath dresses produced by Prada, Dolce & Gabbana, and Saint Laurent.