achromic

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achromic

[¦ā′krō·mik]
(biology)
Colorless; lacking normal pigmentation.
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He points out that the project works in conjunction with a previous George Koch installation at the plant, which enabled the move from chromic to tartaric sulphuric acid to be achieved.
Results: The mean VAS (visual analog score) as observed by Consultant surgeon was 79.14 and 78.63 for polypropylene and chromic catgut groups respectively.
We now report our observations on the synthesis of pyrano- and furoquinolines by a one-pot three-component coupling of anilines (1), benzaldehydes (2), and 3,4-dihydro-2H-pyran or 2,3-dihydrofuran (3a,b) catalyzed by nano silica chromic acid (nano-SCA) at room temperature (Scheme 1).
Chromic oxide was used as an inert marker and incorporated at 1% inclusion level in reference diet.
Chromic acid was prepared by chromium(III) oxide, concentrated sulfuric acid, and water solution at the weight ratios of 29:29:42.
Only 42% of women repaired with chromic catgut sutures and 56% with standard polyglactin 910 resumed intercourse at 6 weeks.
The acids at 10% concentrations had virtually no effect at room temperature and, except for chromic, no effect at 75[degrees]C.
The team's detailed cellular assays uncovered chromic bronchitis, inflamed bronchial submucosal glands and microscopic holes -- subtle but "pretty severe" lung damage that would elude detection by most coroners, Sherwin says.
This process requires the use of chromium plating baths, or tanks, which contain hexavelant chromium and chromic acid (hexCr), a carcinogenic chemical mix which is highly corrosive to concrete and other unprotected substrate materials.
The suture I use for the rectal mucosa is 3-0 GI chromic suture on a tapered needle in a running fashion, carried to the nadir of the tear.
Emergency services were alerted just after 7.30amto reports of a chromic acid leak from a pipe in the airplane parts factory.