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Descriptive of a paint film which shows the minute detail of the background on which it was applied, giving the appearance of skimpiness.
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Plasma levels of antioxidant enzymes (SOD, GPx and catalase) significantly decreased in starved rats+water/ethanol group (P[less than]0.
In particular, blood hemoglobin and hematocrit and plasma levels of total protein, total cholesterol, aspartate aminotransferase (AST), alanine aminotransferase (ALT), glucose, cortisol, and lysozyme were measured and compared in starved and fed fish.
In one interview, Hutton said: "He wasn't being starved, he would starve himself.
The infection that brought about Khyra's death was one that was caused, and wholly caused, as a result of one thing - for months, quite literally months, she had been starved, and starved quite deliberately.
The 26-year-old's body was so starved of sugar it began to eat into its own reserve of fat.
Khyra Ishaq died of an infection after being starved over a period of weeks or possibly even months by her mother, Angela Gordon, and the woman's partner Junaid Abuhamza, Birmingham Crown Court was told.
It seems that the healthy cells are much more protected" in the starved mice, says research team member Federica Madia, who is also at USC.
THE wife of Terry Rodg-ers, who starved himself to death while on remand for killing their daughter, said he was a violent bully who took "the coward's way out".
We experimentally tested if well fed penultimate females were capable of regurgitating fluids to starved males, and if well fed penultimate males were capable of regurgitating fluids to starved females.
He said such diets starved children of nutrients essential for proper development.
If indeed the children were being starved, state adoption and foster home screening policies may be more of a culprit in the children's condition than their mode of education.