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ad lib

[‚ad ′lib]
(biology)
Shortened form for ad libitum; without limit or restraint.

Ad Lib

An earlier sound card from Ad Lib, Inc., Quebec City, that, for a while, was the de facto standard for synthesized background music for computer games. It was a precursor to the MIDI standard.
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As Table 8 shown, proportions of GIT, liver, heart, lung, spleen, kidney proportion of animals in ad libitum group decreased with age increased, which need a higher energy requirement, consequently, represented a greater [NE.
Delta times were calculated with respect to the last ad libitum smoking time before oral THC dosing.
Al final del periodo experimental, los animales suplementados en autoconsumo ad libitum registraron mayor AOB comparado con el resto de los tratamientos (p < 0,05) (Tabla 1).
0-L aquaria and fed standard hatchery pellets ad libitum.
They were fed rat chow for 2 weeks ad libitum followed by powdered AIN-93M (Dyets) diet ad libitum for another 2 weeks, with free access to de-ionized water delivered via a stainless-steel water system, and subjected to a 12 h dark and light cycle.
9) comparing an ad libitum high-protein diet with a high-carbohydrate diet, found that enhanced satiety was the most important factor in the weight loss.
Though I was not at this particular concert I can say confidently from several years' experience that the audiences for symphonic music at Symphony Hall are very much advanced from the state described by Sir Thomas before the Second World War -even though occasionally there still remains the problem of ad libitum coughing.
Individuals were held in 1-liter containers placed inside the aquaria with recirculating 100% artificial seawater at 32 ppt salinity and were fed ad libitum a prepared pellet diet daily for 8 weeks.
One such meta-analysis, covering 16 ad libitum studies and almost 2,000 people, appeared in the International Journal of Obesity and Related Metabolic Disorders in December 2000.
qui nimis coheunt incurrunt obitum / ei non serviet quisquam ad libitum / ut reddat totiens carnale debitum.
The Ad Libitum Quartet give fine performances of the lengthy 1st quartet and the rather tauter No 2, and budget price gives a chance to gain familiarity with densely romantic music, which is not easily taken in at one hearing.