(adv.) In the first place; principally; preeminently; above; especially.
(adv.) For the most part; mostly.
(1) In sheep spleen, the enzyme resides chiefly in the soluble fraction of the cell.
(2) At autopsy bronchiectasis was found, affecting chiefly the right middle and lower lobes.
(3) Substance P had excitatory effects chiefly by release of acetylcholine.
(4) It occurred chiefly in the upper and lower extremities (40 cases) and less frequently in the trunk (11 cases) and the head and neck region (eight cases).
(5) These patients differ from those with Wilms tumor chiefly in the age of presentation and response to chemotherapy.
(6) The clover constituents chiefly incriminated for these effects are glycosides of the isoflavone derivatives genistein and its 4'-methyl ether biochanin-A, daidzein and its 4'-methyl ether formononetin, and pratensein; coumestrol and its 3'- and 4'-methyl ethers account for the estrogenic activity of alfalfa.
(7) The morphologic changes produced in the liver through irradiation at the rate of 1000 rad are characterized chiefly by a well expressed fatty dystrophia.
(8) The onset of the symptoms was chiefly the slowly progressive one (71%).
(9) Its adaptive value, chiefly in reptiles, remains an open question.
(10) This condition is a genodermatosis, seen chiefly around the shores of the Mediterranean, characterised by early pigment disturbances which progress virtually inexorably towards a diffuse epitheliomatosis which usually results in death before the age of 20 years.
(11) The peak incidence occurred in the age group between 2 and 3 years and poisoning chiefly took place in the mornings and in the afternoons, the most frequently ingested substances being household chemicals and drugs.
(12) The effect was chiefly on the frequency of state changes and less on epoch durations.
(13) The airway deadspace is the volume of the airway in which gas moves chiefly by convection.
(14) Correlative evidence suggests that younger intimal fibers may be chiefly susceptible to fibrolytic activity, leaving dense intimal scars characteristic of regressed arteries.
(15) Studies under hypoxia revealed that cardiac responses to hypoxia in the sheep are mediated chiefly by neurogenic factors.
(16) In some cases, other pulmonary histologic findings were noted, chiefly acute diffuse alveolar damage.
(17) scapularis for large mammals, chiefly cattle, horse and even man, was confirmed.
(18) A method is reported for the ion-interaction, reversed-phase separation of 24 compounds (chiefly monoamines) arising from the metabolism of tyrosine and tryptophan.
(19) In acidic urine (pH 5-6), almost no flumequine is excreted unchanged (1%): it is excreted chiefly as acyl glucuronide (84.2%).
(20) Reduction in the number of nerve cells could be ascertained chiefly in the motor cortex.
(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.