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England: see OxfordshireOxfordshire
or Oxon,
county (1991 pop. 553,800), 749 sq mi (1,940 sq km), S central England. The county seat is Oxford. The county comprises five administrative districts: Cherwell, South Oxfordshire, Oxford, Vale of White Horse, and West Oxfordshire.
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However, a wicket deflection saw Oxon increase their advantage just before half-time.
Chlorpyrifos, parathion, and their oxons bind to and desensitize a nicotinic acetylcholine receptor: relevance to their toxicities.
And as more people have moved into the fast-growing area around the park, Oxon Cove has become even harder to find and, its advocates say, even more endangered.
general population is exposed to chlorpyrifos, chlorpyrifos-methyl, their oxons, TCPy, or a combination of these chemicals.
The devices, water bottles packed with three kilos of metal nuts and described by the prosecution as "truly terrifying in their potential to maim or kill" were discovered in Syreford, Glos, and Freeland, Oxon, in August, 2000 by members of the public.
Steve, of Banbury, Oxon, said: "This is about breaking down misconceptions of what blind people can do.
The five-bedroom Grade II-listed home at Waterperry, Oxon, is now being offered at PS2.
He rang back 17 minutes later and an ambulance was sent to their home in Shiplake, Oxon, but they couldn't revive Anna.
Like other organophosphates, chlorpyrifos and its toxic metabolite chlorpyrifos oxon can cross the placenta.
A favourite with enthusiasts, spectators and competitors alike, more than 5,000 people are expected to turn out for this year's event, to be held on June 18 at Drayton School in Banbury, Oxon, and around the course in north Oxfordshire.
British Bakels of Granville Way, Bicester, Oxon, tel:0186 924 7098, ingredient suppliers to the UK bakery market, have launched a new soft-set jelly for quick and easy decorating of individual strawberry tarts.