Somnus


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Somnus

god of sleep; son of Nox. [Rom. Myth.: Wheeler, 349]
See: Sleep
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coli, Haemopillus somnus, Burkholderia sp., Haemopillus parsuis, Clostridium perfringens, and Pantoea agglomerans.
Tim Easterby, responsible for Somnus and fifth-placed Fayr Jag, said: "They ran cracking races and I am very pleased with both of them.
Somnus is usually a reliable sort with a proper sprinting background and he could go well at a decent price.
Soldier's Tale fourth, Somnus 13th, Ifraaj 14th and Galeota 18th and second last.
On his favoured soft ground, Somnus landed the spoils in France by a neck from Whipper - who has since won a big prize back at the same course.
Stevens' agent in Britain Terry Norman added: "He is due to fly back on September 2 and the disappointing aspect is that they wanted him to ride Somnus (in the Stanley Leisure Sprint Cup) at Haydock on September 4."
The Somnus technique uses temperature-controlled, radiofrequency energy to reduce obstructive symptoms of tonsil enlargement, a condition affecting millions worldwide.
(KAK602) JOHN SCHULTE, CEO of SOMNUS MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES INC (SOMN), describes the company's business and its background; prospects for the industry, with positive and negative trends; competitive threats; strategic opportunities for the firm including its marketing plans and acquisition potential; management strength and organization; and the financial prospects of the firm looking forward.
The SP 1010 and SP 1100 Somnoplasty devices from Somnus Medical Technologies, Sunnyvale, CA, use an electrode to emit low-power, low-temperature radio frequency energy that shrinks tissue in the mouth and nose to treat snoring and nasal obstruction.
Somnus' proprietary Somnoplasty System is designed to use radiofrequency (RF) energy to provide a minimally invasive and less painful treatment of upper airway obstructions under local anesthesia.
Statius begins by asking Somnus why he is not with him, which is followed by the request that he should come (`inde veni', 16).