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injury

Law a violation or infringement of another person's rights that causes him harm and is actionable at law
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injury

[′in·jə·rē]
(medicine)
A structural or functional stress or trauma that induces a pathologic process.
Damage resulting from the stress.
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Effect of [H.sub.2]S on Nox and Akt Protein Expression in VILI. Since ROS are mainly produced by NADPH oxidases [20], expressions of Nox1, Nox2, and Nox4 proteins were determined in the lungs by Western blot analysis.
TMP Alleviated Pulmonary Edema Induced by VILI. Figure 1(a) shows the alveolar wall thickness.
In multicenter studies involving some sub Saharan African countries and India to evaluate the test characteristics of VIA and VILI, the researchers concluded that VILI is a more accurate visual test for use in screening and treatment programs in low-resource settings.
So in 27 cases of VILI positive and 10% of negative cases (14) were compared with gold standard biopsy to know the efficacy in terms of sensitivity, specificity, PPV, NPV.
Having concluded from this early work that upstream microvascular pressure might be an important co-factor in the development of VILI, we next addressed the question of how the number of ventilatory cycles occurring over a timed interval influences the rate of edema formation or severity of histological alterations when maximum, minimum, and mean airway pressures are held identical.
For starters, she has four other children in addition to the two she's had with Vili - imagine what these poor kids must be thinking.
Vili had set the challenge with her first throw and try as they might her opponents could not get close on a balmy night at the main Olympic Bird's Nest stadium.
Mary Kay Letourneau got seven-and-a-half years for having sex with Vili Fualaau when she was 34.
Samoan fly-half Tanner Vili received a two-week ban for his dangerous tackle on Cueto earlier in the match.
Hodgson got the scoreboard ticking with a penalty after seven minutes, quickly cancelled out by an effort from Samoan fly-half Tanner Vili.
She had begun a sexual relationship with her student Vili Fualaau, now 22, when he was 12 and she was a married mum-of-four.