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depressor

[di′pres·ər]
(anatomy)
A muscle that draws a part down.
(chemical engineering)
An agent that prevents or retards a chemical reaction or process.
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The aortic depressor nerve (ADN) on the left side was identified in the cervical region using a dissecting microscope.
Frequency of associated anomalies in congenital hypoplasia of depressor angularis oris muscle: a study of 50 patients.
Outro efeito colateral relatado foi o sintoma depressor, com 15,4% dos entrevistados, entretanto faltam dados na literatura que apontem esta mesma relacao com o uso da cafeina.
5 ml phosphate buffered saline (R & D systems) for a period of 28 days over the left depressor labii maxillaris muscle which lies in the vicinity of the transected and repaired nerve at nerve muscle interface under local anesthesia using 2% Xylocaine spray (Astra Pharmaceuticals Ltd, King Langley, England).
Next, insert the ejector depressor plunger and the firing pin safety lever plunger and their accompanying springs in the dovetail for the rear sight.
One possible reason for this anomaly is the action of the omohyoid muscle, which is a laryngeal depressor muscle that originates at the scapula and inserts at the hyoid bone.
Mucormycosis of the tongue in a patient with acute lymphoblastic leukemia: A possible relation with use of a tongue depressor.
In those situations, I still may need a tongue depressor.
DEPRESSOR Book of the Dead 7"--I wanted to share the existence of this local-crusted, industrial-strength, thrash-grind unit.
The advantages have been gained when GM shares such a thing as how a wooden tongue depressor can act as a tie bar (a brace to support two ends of a foam pattern across a gap) in a lost foam design," Irish said.
Now I don't care if you're Beelzebub, the Dark Prince himself, it's nigh near impossible to look the least bit menacing with a tongue depressor stuck down your throat and anonymous rubber gloved hands rooting around your scalp for head lice.
The medic held the tyrant's mouth open with a tongue depressor, in order to getthe DNAsample.