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irreversible

1. Chem Physics capable of changing or producing a change in one direction only
2. Thermodynamics (of a change, process, etc.) occurring through a number of intermediate states that are not all in thermodynamic equilibrium
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The Government of Japan will strongly urge the ROK to ensure that the Government of the ROK continues to steadily implement the agreement as a final and irreversible agreement.
However, the ability to provide patients with optimal treatment exposure to doxorubicin is limited due to the risk of patients developing irreversible cardiotoxicity.
Current American Dental Association infection control guidelines recommend immersion disinfection of irreversible hydrocolloid impressions.
As a reversible inhibitor, ARQ 531 does not require interaction with the C481 residue, a binding site essential for irreversible ibrutinib binding to BTK, thus positioning ARQ 531 as a targeted therapy for patients harboring C481S-mutant BTK who have developed resistance to irreversible BTK inhibitors.
We have been always saying that we were expecting significant results and irreversible reformsaa added Jourova.
Explaining the etymology of the disease, Dr Tareq Younus, Specialist Opthalmologist at Medcare Hospital's Eye Centre, said: "Diabetic retinopathy is caused due to high sugar in the blood that leads to swelling in the blood vessels in the eye, which results in them leaking fluid into the retina and destroying he nerve fibres, leading to progressive loss of eyesight and eventually irreversible blindness.
Mr Dylan added: "He will bear an irreversible stain for the rest of his natural life.
A Yes vote is an end to devolution, it's the start of irreversible separation.
OSLO, Jumada I 22, 1435, Mar 23, 2014, SPA -- Global warming will disrupt food supplies, slow world economic growth and may already be causing irreversible damage to nature, according to a U.
The final season of "Mad Men" is reportedly going to deal with questions of consequences and whether something that has been done is irreversible.
Agreement with the European Union and notes that a process of the country's European integration becomes irreversible.
Non-equilibrium physics concerns irreversible phenomena not clearly related to the second law of thermodynamics, says Ropke (physics, U.