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Tk

(programming, graphics)
A GUI library, generally used with TCL by John Ousterhout, but also available from within C or Perl. Tk is available for X Window System, Microsoft Windows and Macintosh. Tk looks very similar to Motif.

Version 3.5.

ftp://ftp.cs.berkeley.edu/ucb/tcl/.

tk

(networking)
The country code for Tokelau.

Tk

(1) (ToolKit) A graphical user interface (GUI) library originally developed for the Tcl programming language. Tk is also used with the Perl, Python and Scheme languages. See Tcl/Tk.

(2) (TK) An acronym for "telecine." The reason TC is not the acronym is because the video industry already used it for "time code." See telecine and time code.
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Chronic smoking enhances tachykinin synthesis and airway responsiveness in guinea pigs.
Airway hyperresponsiveness induced by chronic exposure to cigarette smoke in guinea pigs: role of tachykinins.
This effect, in turn, can amplify the release of tachykinins from sensory nerves, thereby forming a local neuron-mast cell feedback loop.
Furthermore, elevated levels of sensory nerve-mediated tachykinin substance P were found in nasal lavage fluid (NAL) of patients with chronic cough and increased capsaicin cough sensitivity (Cho et al.
Modulation of acute visceral nociception and bladder inflammation by plant triterpene, [alpha], [beta]-amyrin in a a mouse model of cystitis: role of tachykinin NK 1 -receptors, and K + ATP channels.
The capsaicin test in mice for evaluating tachykinin antagonists in the spinal cord.
Palframan RT, Costa SK, Wilsoncroft P, Antunes E, De Nucci G, Brain SD (1996) The effect of tachykinin NK1 receptor antagonist SR 140333, on oedema formation induced in rat skin by venom from the Phoneutria nigriventer spider.