(adv.) Nearly; well nigh; all but; for the greatest part.
(1) Oxyhaemoglobin (4 microns at 0.35 ml.min-1) infused into the tracheal circulation almost abolished the responses to bradykinin and methacholine.
(2) Therefore, it is suggested that PE patients without endogenous erythroid colonies may follow almost the same clinical course as SP patients.
(3) IT can, therefore, be excluded almost with certainty that the meat would contain such large amounts of hormone residues.
(4) In X-irradiated litters, almost invariably, the incidence of anophthalmia was higher in exencephalic than in nonexencephalic embryos and the ratio of these incidences (relative risk) decreased toward 1 with increasing dose.
(5) Patrice Evra Evra Handed a five-match international ban for his part in the France squad’s mutiny against Raymond Domenech at the 2010 World Cup, it took Evra almost a year to force his way back in.
(6) The erythrocyte sedimentation rate is almost always markedly elevated.
(7) "They wanted to pass it almost like a secret negotiation," she said.
(8) Migrant voters are almost as numerous as current Ukip supporters but they are widely overlooked and risk being increasingly disaffected by mainstream politics and the fierce rhetoric around immigration caused partly by the rise of Ukip,” said Robert Ford from Manchester University, the report’s co-author.
(9) Approximately 90% of the patients have a lambda light chain myeloma protein and almost all patients excrete Bence-Jones protein.
(10) With the stimulated liver being irradiated, the number of cells synthetizing DNA and entering into mitosis was seen reduced almost twice, whereas DNA synthesis and entering into mitosis were delayed, resp., by 4 and 6 hours.
(11) Even if it were not the case that police use a variety of tricks to keep recorded crime figures low, this data would still represent an almost meaningless measure of the extent of crime in society, for the simple reason that a huge proportion of crimes (of almost all sorts) have always gone unreported.
(12) A second Scottish referendum has turned from a highly probable event into an almost inevitable one.
(13) Almost the same rate of phosphorylation was obtained with or without calcium in the incubation medium.
(14) PAF was found in almost all carcinoma, although it was not detected in most of the matched, nontumor breast tissue samples.
(15) Maintenance therapy was always steroid-free to start with (cyclosporin+azathioprine) but in almost one half of our oldest survivors, it failed to avoid rejection and we had to add low-dose oral steroids for at least several months.
(16) Hamilton said it was uncanny to find themselves in another desperate emergency situation almost exactly one year on.
(17) The volume of distribution is about 600 l. In almost every subject the plasma levels rose again after this distribution phase.
(18) This stimulation is mediated by one receptor with an apparent affinity of 3.3 X 10(-6) M. The hydroxyl group in the para position on phenylethanolamine was absolutely necessary to obtain an agonist whereas the meta hydroxyl group or the presence of a catechol almost suppressed the activity.
(19) Of the N-acetyl cysteamine derivatives tested, S-acetyl-N-acetyl cysteamine (at 10 mM) gives almost complete protection against inactivation whereas S-acetoacetyl-, S-beta-hydroxybutyryl-, and S-crotonyl-N-acetyl cysteamine thioesters exhibit either slight or no protection.
(20) The gastric acid output before operation was almost equal to the normal control in our hospital.
(adv.) For the greatest part; for the most part; chiefly; in the main.
(1) But Lee is mostly just extremely fed up at the exclusion of sex workers’ voices from much of the conversation.
(2) In 2012, 20% of small and medium-sized businesses were either run solely or mostly by women.
(3) Of the tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes, T-lymphocytes (mostly CD4+ cells) prevailed over B-lymphocytes.
(4) Prevalence of LVH in the hypertensive population varies, mostly because of the different methods used for its diagnosis.
(5) Based on the economics of most countries in Africa, their Health Budgets can afford mostly the non-opioid and strong opioid drugs in more or less adequate quantities.
(6) It mostly happens to strong men whose biceps muscle are contracted and overstretched unexpectedly.
(7) Ranges of V0 in the three fast fibre types mostly overlapped.
(8) The two groups had one thing in common: the casualties' mostly deliberate posttraumatic reaction; there were only 3 patients in a state of helplessness.
(9) they are shown to inhibit in vitro the release of iron from acidified host cell cytosol, consisting mostly of hemoglobin, a process that could provide this trace element to the parasite.
(10) Phosphorylation of serine occurs mostly (Sp H1) or entirely (Sp H2B) on the N-terminal portions of these molecules.
(11) Engineering and physiologic aspects of growth and production processes associated with encapsulated cells, mostly of anchorage-independent type, are reviewed.
(12) "From our perspective our success is mostly a London story.
(13) While estradiol and progesterone passed into both circulations, renin (mostly prorenin) and hCG were secreted predominantly into the maternal circulation.
(14) Qualitative and quantitative anaerobic cultures were performed on faecal samples from 27 normal full-term newborn infants; from 32 preterm infants during intensive or intermediate care, not treated with antibiotics; and from 106 mostly preterm newborns, treated with antibiotics for various reasons.
(15) The chief cells of the rat gastric mucosa, in contrast to the human, did not contain nonspecific esterase and also in them acid phosphatase was mostly lacking.
(16) Stimulation of this mechanism produced an average 58.9% reduction of the heart rate (calculated from 55 responsive points having more than 40% reduction) associated mostly with hypotension, or no change or occasionally a slight increase of the arterial blood pressure.
(17) New insights into the biochemical and cell-biological alterations occurring in articular cartilage during the early phase of osteoarthrosis (OA) have been gained in the past decade by analysing experimentally induced osteoarthrosis in animals, mostly dogs and rabbits, while early phases of OA in humans so far have escaped diagnostic evaluation.
(18) And the idea that it is somehow “unfair” to tax a small number of mostly rich people who were lucky enough to buy houses in central London that have soared in value to over £2m is perverse.
(19) The main abnormality in the MS was a reduction in the proportion of linoleic and arachidonic acids mostly evident in the HDL and in the cholesteryl esters fraction, with a compensatory increase in saturated acids.
(20) Applications from Serbia, which account for 10% of the total, stem mostly from the dissolution of former Yugoslavia: payment of army reservists, access to savings in present-day Bosnia and Herzegovina, pensions in Kosovo.