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elixir

1. an alchemical preparation supposed to be capable of prolonging life indefinitely (elixir of life) or of transmuting base metals into gold
2. a liquid containing a medicinal drug with syrup, glycerine, or alcohol added to mask its unpleasant taste

elixir

[ə′lik·sər]
(pharmacology)
A sweetened, aromatic solution, usually hydroalcoholic, sometimes containing soluble medicants; intended for use only as a flavor or vehicle.
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As a recovered drug addict and alcoholic, Ben Donnelly, founder and CEO of Merseyside-based Elixir Group, knows better than most the struggle that is involved in escaping poverty and deprivation and the difference empowerment can make.
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The Elixir DESyne BD Stent combines a low drug dose (5og/mm stent length) of the novel, internally developed macrocyclic lactone Novolimus, a metabolite of sirolimus, and a low polymer load of a proprietary polylactide-based bioabsorbable polymer resulting in one of the thinnest coatings (<3 om) available on a polymer-coated drug eluting stent (DES) system.
Based on the Company's estimated project timeline, projected cash flows, and the deferral of principal repayments until July 2011 on its unsecured promissory note due to Elixir Group, Elixir Gaming anticipates funding these plans from cash on hand and projected cash flow from operations.
Elixir Medical Corporation, a developer of product platforms combining state-of-the-art medical devices with advanced pharmaceuticals, announced today the superiority of the Elixir DESyne stent compared to the control Endeavor stent in the primary endpoint of the EXCELLA II randomized clinical trial.
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