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effective half-life

[ə¦fek·tiv ′haf ‚līf]
(nucleonics)
The half-life of a radioisotope in a biological organism, resulting from a combination of radioactive decay and biological elimination.
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'Whether the petitioner Murtaza Amjad can be proceeded against despite the fact that he is neither a director nor a shareholder of EHL?' the review petition contended.
In keeping with the pioneering spirit of EHL, we will continue to develop new programs that meet the needs of the industry in order to keep our institution at the forefront of the academic world," explained Dr.
Another purpose of this article is to highlight the role that the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) has played in advancing the concept of EHL and to outline a research agenda that will move forward and stimulate the development of research on this topic.
Except for the purely magnetic case, the EHL has also an imaginary part related to vacuum pair creation by the electric field component (to be called "Sauter-Schwinger pair creation" in the following) [18, 19].
Stone removal using the SpyGlass system is accomplished using either EHL or laser lithotripsy, with EHL shown to be superior to the more traditionally utilized extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy [12, 13].
The EHL is recognised as the top club tournament in the world, with teams from top hockey nations such as the Netherlands, Germany and Belgium competing.
Mehmood and Rizwan recently returned from a five-month season with Oranje Zwart, a Netherlands club, with whom they played and won the final of the European Hockey League (EHL).
The present incumbent, Koji Sekimizu, ends his four-year term as secretary-general on 31 December 2015.(EHL)
EHL Ingredients is spicing up the food ingredients sector with the launch of a 20-strong range of new herb and spice blends, rubs, marinades, coatings and seasonings.
Combined linked, anonymised, electronic data sets were gathered on a cohort of women enrolled on the Growing Up in Wales: Environments for Healthy Living (EHL) study.
Germany has a particularly acute need for doctors from abroad as their local counterparts age and retire, but "it's hard for patients, because they worry that their doctor doesn't understand them," said Armin Ehl, managing director of the doctors' union, Marburger Bund.