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lax

(of flower clusters) having loosely arranged parts
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LAX

LAnguage eXample.

A toy language used to illustrate compiler design.

["Compiler Construction", W.M. Waite et al, Springer 1984].
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In 7 of these 9 children, methylnaltrexone successfully produced laxation within one hour of subcutaneous administration.
Laxation within 4 hours has been observed in 48% of patients with OIC in advanced illness after subcutaneous administration of a single dose of methylnaltrexone 0.15 mg/kg, compared with 15% for placebo.
These deformations were then created in 2D tunnel excavation model by considering are laxation factor applied to the soil stresses around the tunnel opening.
What's the best strategy if you're having trouble in the, ahem, laxation department?
Evaluation of the effect of four fibers on laxation, gastrointestinal tolerance and serum markers in healthy humans.
Eley, "Intestinal pH and propulsion: an explanation of diarrhoea in lactase deficiency and laxation by lactulose," Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, vol.
The effects occur in the gastrointestinal tract, with an improvement in laxation and an increase in stool bulk due to the inhibition of the formation of fat in the organism, with metabolic consequences, including improved health [26-28].
Another influential mechanism in the decrease in systolic BP could have been due to total body re- laxation and mental calmness as a result of correct breathing during the mat Pilates intervention,16 as mental or emotional stress activates nervous and endocrine responses, such as an increase in epi- nephrine and norepinephrine stimulation that re- sults in an increase in BP, while preparing the body for physical activity.2,25
reported that 36 healthy adults consuming 20 grams of added fibre, either STA-LITE Polydextrose or PROMITOR Soluble Corn Fibre per day, in addition to their usual lower fibre diet, which was approximately 13-14 g/day compared to the recommended 25 g/day for women and 38 g/day for men, experienced improved laxation with minimal gastrointestinal tolerance issues.
The following symptoms were used to diagnosis ascites: i) right ventricle hypertrophy and cardiac muscle laxation, ii) swollen and stiff liver, iii) and clear, yellowish and colloid fluid appearance in the pericardium or abdominal cavity (Baghbanzadeh et al., 2008).
Transcription of supercoiled plasmid DNA containing a 2.3 kb fragment of the region resulted in relaxation of the DNA, and there laxation was reversed by RNase H treatment, which indicated R-loop formation.
(258) Kate Mattingly, Artists Denied Entry: New Hope for the Rejected--Lobbying for Re laxation of Entry Rules for International Artists, DANCE MAGAZINE (Aug.