ichor


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ichor

[′ī‚kȯr]
(geology)
A fluid rich in mineralizers.
(medicine)
An acrid, watery or blood-tinged discharge from an ulcer or wound.

ichor

flows through the veins of gods instead of blood. [Gk. Myth.: Brewer Dictionary]
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Ichor Holdings expects the the acquisition to be accretive to its gross profit, gross margin and non-GAAP adjusted diluted earnings per share in 2018.
For example, purchasers at Ichor observed that winning bids for an identical product at auction ranged from $50.
In the case of the automaton, the ghost in the shell was not literally a deus ex machina, but supposedly a combination of technical virtuosity and supernatural magic elements, such as the ichor that powered the Tabs figure.
24 September 2010 - South Korean Vaxonco Inc and US Ichor Medical Systems announced yesterday the initiation of a Phase I clinical trial to evaluate a DNA-based polyepitope vaccine, EP1300, against malaria.
Ichor uses a device that employs electrical fields to deliver the countermeasure directly to a cell, which creates a better immune response, Hannaman explained.
While "[o]ther doctors round the county had ditch-water in their veins; he could boast of a pure ichor, to which that of the great Omnium family was but a muddy puddle" (28).
Communicating across cultures: Maureen Guirdham West Lafayette Ind: Ichor Business Books, 1999
The music of the Soft-Hearted Scientists became my refuge from the corrosive ichor of a world falling apart, and from the responsibilities of being a new parent.
At the Benton where I studied art history as a graduate student, and which I had an occasion to revisit, the dew that collects on these princes and princesses is the ichor of Greek mythology.
It is particularly convenient that, because the gods have ichor rather than blood in their veins (Il.
They both speak by and to the same organs; the bodies in which both of them are clothed may be said to be of the same substance, their affections are kindred and almost identical, not necessarily differing even in degree; Poetry sheds no tears 'such as Angels weep,' but natural and human tears; she can boast of no celestial Ichor that distinguishes her vital juices from those of prose; the same human blood circulates through the veins of them both.
Even the drug she gives Jason suggests that her magic is linked to sexual vulnerability: it is an herb, born of the ichor of Prometheus, with two stalks that rise above the ground.