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Carrel

Alexis . 1873--1944, French surgeon and biologist, active in the US (1905--39): developed a method of suturing blood vessels, making the transplantation of arteries and organs possible: Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1912
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carrel, cubicle

A small individual compartment or alcove in a library, used for semiprivate study.
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Fortunately, more and more Western doctors are beginning to agree with Carrel and are doing important pioneering research into these once taboo fields of knowledge and their connection to human illnesses.
Carrel trusts that everyone has the potential to be an artist.
In addition to his new position at Lombard Medical, Carrel also serves as a member of the board of directors of AtriCure and the Cincinnati and Minneapolis chapters of the American Heart Association.
El metodo de Carrel para estudiar los cultivos (in vitro) de celulas implico la manipulacion de los fluidos intercelulares.
After witnessing the death of the French President, Sadi Carnot in 1894, who bled to death following an assassination attempt, Alexis Carrel decided that he would master the practice of anastomosing vessels.
hubbelli favors small gaps (~ 0.1 [m.sup.2]) in the shrubby matrix having leaf litter from which it obligatorily builds a turret (Carrel 2003a, b), I also hypothesized that the latter species might be more likely to perish in a fire.
He returned to Liverpool to brief the ECHO on his progress and to introduce new Liverpool boss Ian Carrel, who announced that he has introduced a stronger management team and clinched new contracts to give the city operation stronger foundations.
A sequence of quite differing reading rooms and carrel spaces are arrayed along the GBQ's main pedestrian path, as it moves up and around all sides of these slatted wooden walls, providing readers with a wide variety of light, view and privacy conditions.
Carrel, M.D., said at the annual meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies.
Carrel and his associates worked with a school district outside Madison to randomize 50 overweight middle-school children to either standard physical education classes, which emphasize team sports and games, or fitness-oriented gym classes.