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block

1. n. the head. Try to get this stuff through your block before the test.
2. n. the auction block. The painting went on the block and sold for nearly fifty-three million dollars.
3. n. a stupid person. (Possibly a back formation on blockhead.) You silly block! Get out of the way.
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These data provide evidence for conformational changes that occur in DAT during binding of uptake blockers but not substrates.
Blocker was 12 and fearless when his brother bought him his first surfboard at a garage sale.
The researchers wrote, "Further research is warranted to identify subroups that benefit from beta blocker therapy and the optimal duration of beta blocker therapy.
The study also revealed that even long-term use or subtypes of beta blockers showed no reduction of colorectal cancer risk.
This meta-analysis showed a "relatively weak effect of beta-blockers to reduce stroke, and the absence of effect on coronary heart disease when compared with placebo or no treatment" and a "trend toward worse outcomes in comparison with calcium channel blockers, renin-angiotensin system inhibitors, and thiazide diuretics.
Alpha blockers--specifically selective alpha blockers such as tamsulosin (Flomax) and alfuzosin (Uroxatral)--have become the front-line treatments for many people with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), or enlarged prostate, according to Eric Klein, M.
But Tamiflu, the trade name for oseltamivir, and its chemical relative zanamivir (Relenza) are patented, more expensive than M2 blockers, and manufactured by just one company each.
A LB who is set over the inside gap or on the inside leg of a playside blocker is not considered the first defender to the inside.
2] blocker at bedtime initially led to a significant improvement in symptoms.
Since our best pass blocker is usually our best run-blocker as well, it will sometimes tend to make us a left-handed running team.
Never stop taking your beta blocker or any other heart medication without your doctor's approval.
Scheiman of the University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor and his colleagues randomly assigned 388 people taking an NSAID daily to also get an acid blocker called esomeprazole, one of a new generation of drugs known as proton--pump inhibitors.