end organ


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end organ

[′end ‚ȯr·gən]
(neuroscience)
The expanded termination of a nerve fiber in muscle, skin, mucous membrane, or other structure.
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China did not announce to end organ harvesting from prisoners of conscience, of whom Falun Gong is the largest group.
The diagnostic criteria includes evidence of end organ damage, exclusion of all other causes of eosinophilia and sustained absolute eosinophil count (AEC) > 1,500 cells/mcl for at least 6 months.
For example, patients with newly diagnosed, but untreated, diabetes, with no evidence of end organ damage, would be used to test a new antidiabetic agent.
The state markers are valuable in addressing three separate questions: recent intake of ethanol, evidence of chronic ethanol intake, and evidence of end organ damage as a result of ethanol intake.
The SDF-1 repair pathway is well-conserved in a broad range of end organ systems, including the heart, vasculature, dermis, kidney, and eye.
Beijing, Mar 24( ANI ): China plans to end organ harvesting of death-row inmates to overhaul a transplant system that has relied on prisoners and organ traffickers to serve ailing people in need of transplants.
Preeclampsia was defined as maternal blood pressure greater than 140/90 after 20 weeks' gestation, accompanied by proteinuria or other end organ abnormalities.
And then we 'dose-adjust' on the basis of old age or frailty with the assumption that they may have an end organ or bone marrow that is more sensitive to our drug," he said.
In addition to maintaining tight control over blood glucose levels, SIA-II was shown to prevent end organ damage, and no episodes of hypoglycemia were observed.
The differences in cochlear kinetics and cellular uptake that we found in the hearing end organ are sufficient to explain the difference in ototoxicity (drug-induced hearing damage) between cisplatin and oxaliplatin," the authors conclude.