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The region behind an aircraft in which the total head of the air has been modified by its passage.
The transformation of certain optically active substances into their stereoisomeric derivatives by chemical reactions.
Disease occurring mainly in elderly males, characterized by the presence of large amounts of monoclonal IgM in the blood, lymphoid tissue enlargement, splenomegaly, a haemorrhagic tendency and depression. The IgM is occasionally found to have detectable antibody activity, eg rheumatoid factor. The disease is probably a relatively benign and slowly progressing form of myelomatosis.
The ring of lymphoid tissue comprising the tonsils, lymph nodes and lymphatic ducts circling the back of the mouth and the throat,
Symptoms of tree decline in central Europe from the 1970s, not attributable to known dis
A column of loops running along the length of a knitted fabric. The number of wales per cm helps to characterize the fabric,
Horizontal beams commonly used to maintain alignment of sheet-pile walls, often a pair of steel channels placed back to back and bolted through the piles. In light work eg trenches, planks kept apart by struts, may be used.