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osier

(ō`zhər): see willowwillow,
common name for some members of the Salicaceae, a family of deciduous trees and shrubs of worldwide distribution, especially abundant from north temperate to arctic areas.
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1. A partition dividing two flues in the same chimney stack.
2. A flexible, slender twig or branch; an osier; esp. used to tie down thatching on roofs.
3. Each continuous vertical section of wall, one masonry unit in thickness.
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osier


osier

1. any of various willow trees, esp Salix viminalis, whose flexible branches or twigs are used for making baskets, etc.
a twig or branch from such a tree
2. any of several North American dogwoods, esp the red osier

Osijek

3. a town in NE Croatia on the Drava River: under Turkish rule from 1526 to 1687. Pop.: 85 000 (2005 est.)
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Alison Walker, senior land and planning manager at Wates Developments said: "The Vale of Aylesbury Local Plan has identified land off Osier Way as a suitable and sustainable site to meet local housing needs and we're bringing forward proposals which respond to this with a sensitive, attractive scheme for new family homes.
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Physicians, scientists, and the wider culture: Sir William Osier. Clin Chem 2014; 60:800-1.
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In 1900, speaking about the clinical and ward laboratory, William Osier, physician-in-chief at Johns Hopkins from 1889 to 1905 said, "They [lab tests] are to the physician just as the knife and scalpel are to the surgeon." (1) (Please visit www.mlo-online.com to read the references for this article.) Since Osier made that observation, the availability of laboratory testing has increased and expanded to all fields of medicine.
As late as 1903 medicine's paterfamilias, Canadian William Osier, divulged to the New Haven Medical Association the shameful truth "that many, very many men in large practice never use a stethoscope, and as for a microscope, they have long forgotten what a leucocyte or a tube cast looks like" ("On the Educational Value of the Medical Society," The Collected Essays of William Osier.
Faith Osier, from the Kenya Medical Research Institute, said that resistance to malaria drugs was an increasing problem so vaccines were desperately needed to battle the Plasmodium falciparum parasite before it had a chance to make people sick.
"Resistance to malaria drugs is an increasing problem so vaccines are desperately needed to battle the Plasmodium falciparum parasite before it has a chance to make people sick," said Dr Faith Osier, first author from the Kenya Medical Research Institute.
Taylor's predecessor Edward Osier, whose work was published in 1835, worked with very little solid data because Exmouth's widow refused to help him.