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  • v. Present participle of ensheathe.


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  • A neurosurgeon there, Dr. Huang Hongyun, using olfactory ensheathing (ph) cells.

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  • In fact, the active cells are passing their daughters into the middle of the process, and these pass through similar stages as those derived from the ensheathing epidermis.

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  • The ensheathing callus is still very abundant, but less so than at an earlier date.

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  • Other willowy creatures were lazy enough to be still in filmy "princess" petticoats and long, weblike, silk corsets ensheathing their figures nearly to their knees.

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  • In a fracture of a long bone, that which surrounds the fragments is called the _external_ or _ensheathing callus_, and may be likened to the mass of solder which surrounds the junction of pipes in plumber-work; that which occupies the position of the medullary canal is called the _internal_ or _medullary callus_; and that which intervenes between the fragments and maintains the continuity of the cortical compact tissue of the shaft is called the

    Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities—Head—Neck. Sixth Edition.

  • Petioles very long, ensheathing each other by 2 wings at their bases.

    The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines

  • The lower part of the petiole of the leaves is thin and broad, ensheathing the trunk, is as tough as pasteboard when dry and is used in the Philippines as wrapping paper; Dr. Bholanauth Bose and other physicians of India use it as a material for splints in fractures,

    The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines

  • Several stems rise 2-3° directly from the peculiar, branched rhizome; long-lanceolate, acuminate, entire, glabrous, alternate leaves diverge stiffly from the sides of the stem; petiole proper very short, its broader extension ensheathing the stem; general appearance of a single stem is much like that of the Solomon's seal so familiar in the U.S. _Curcuma longa_, L. Nom.

    The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines

  • Previous research has shown that olfactory ensheathing cells (OECs) -- which are relatively easy to obtain and have the ability to regenerate -- may have potential for repairing central nervous system damage associated with a number of neurological disorders, including

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  • A unique cell type that supports and surrounds (ensheathes) neurons within the nose (olfactory system) known as olfactory ensheathing cells (OECs), possess the ability to regenerate, are relatively easy to obtain, and have become prime candidates for transplantation to repair a number of lesions in the central nervous system (CNS).

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