(a.) Not mutable; not capable or susceptible of change; unchangeable; unalterable.
(1) The finding that spontaneous changes in this dimension are relatively common raises the possibility that classical attitudes concerning the immutability of osseous relationships in the symphyseal region during growth may be inappropriate.
(2) This indicates that the immutability of the condylar path under varying clinical conditions is questionable.
(3) We do a disservice to the cause of justice by intimating that bias and discrimination are immutable, or that racial division is inherent to America.
(4) The plaque is not a static immutable structure, but is subjected to growth with consequent stenosis of the lumen and continuing modification and remodelling which involve all the 3 coats of the arterial wall.
(5) Such events are quite discordant with classical cytogenetic theories, which assume all chromosome rearrangements to require at least two breaks and consider centromeres and telomeres as immutable structures rather than structures determined by mutable DNA sequences.
(6) SI neuron functional properties conventionally regarded as immutable [e.g., directional selectivity, and distribution of sensitivity within the receptive field (RF)] also modify with repetitive stimulation.
(7) It is an immutable law of economics that the rich have to keep getting richer, otherwise the whole system collapses and then what happens?
(8) It is apparent that there is no immutable evidence to date to indicate that cholecystokinin cholecystography is an accurate technique to determine which patients in this category will benefit from cholecystectomy.
(9) In other words, we have not settled immutably on one system because we are still searching for the best.
(10) Even if that is true, No 10 knows there is one immutable fact.
(11) The concept of blood-brain barrier has moved over the past years from a passive and relatively immutable structure to a more dynamic interface between blood and brain tissue.
(12) Although both rad mutants are immutable to about the same extent, the rad9 strains tend to be less sensitive to the lethal effect of chemical mutagens than rad6 strains.
(13) Our mission is to persuade them to do so.” Facebook Twitter Pinterest Tony Blair compares Brexit to a bad house swap He argued people’s opinions were not immutable and debate about the wisdom of Brexit should not be stifled.
(14) Our experiments suggest that beta-receptor expression does not follow an immutable program, but may be regulated by density-dependent cell-cell interactions.
(15) As a result, their responses do not bear an immutable relationship to the nature of the stimulus or other variable being modified; stimuli and activities that are rewarding in certain circumstances are avoided in others.
(16) Such findings have bolstered what is currently the most popular theoretical approach to retarded functioning-namely, the view that all retardates suffer from some specific defect which inheres in mental retardation and thus makes the retardate immutably "different" from normals, even when the general level of intellectual development is controlled.
(17) Political positions that appeared for years to be immutable have suddenly started to shift.
(18) "I think the authority that we enjoy comes from the depth of our reporting and that is immutable.
(19) After those three years I was no longer the same person with the same heart and mind, I was immutably changed forever.
(20) The indications for implanting depend on certain immutable criteria (total deafness, auditory response to electrical stimulation of the round window, patient's motivation), but other criteria are also described and discussed (socialization level, cochlear ossification, and preoperative electrophysiologic data).
(1) As increases to the Isa allowance are based on the CPI inflation figure for the year to the previous September, the new data suggests the current Isa limit of £15,240 will remain unchanged next year.
(2) The acute effect of alcohol manifested itself by decreasing mitochondrial respiration, compensated by increased glycolytic activity of the myocardium so that myocardial energy phosphate concentration remained unchanged.
(3) Helsby, who joined the estate agent in 1980, saw his basic salary unchanged at £225,000, but gains a £610,000 windfall in shares, available from May, as well as a £363,000 increase in cash and shares under the company profits-sharing scheme.
(4) In lactate medium the capacity of each AIB carrier is unchanged but its affinity is reduced to one-third.
(5) Glucose metabolic rates during control and reperfusion were unchanged for hearts from fasted rats, but decreased for hearts from fed rats during reperfusion.
(6) Liver bloodflow remained unchanged in AS dogs, but hepatic alanine uptake nearly tripled (p less than 0.01) and hepatic glucose production increased by 60% (p less than 0.05).
(7) Since the incidence of gastric cancer in our population seems to be unchanged, this may suggest a true increase in proximal gastric tumours.
(8) When AMT administration was discontinued 40 hrs before precipitation of withdrawal the withdrawal pattern occurred with unchanged intensity.
(9) Since then the intensive development of anti-malaria campaigns in urban areas over about ten years led temporarily to a considerable decrease in the level of endemicity, while in rural areas it remained unchanged.
(10) Visual acuity was improved in 77%, was worse in 13%, and unchanged in 10% of eyes.
(11) Repeated feedings of 1 mg of Sudan III induced cumulative increases in the concentration of menadione reductase (EC 22.214.171.124) in liver, whereas protein concentration was unchanged.
(12) Both the use of analgesics and the frequency of headache showed a significant increase for patients with post-traumatic headache when compared with a "control group" of 41 patients with unchanged headache and when compared with all patients with headache before the trauma.
(13) With the predictive control method changes in CO in the TAH were almost the same as in the NH, whereas no increase in CO occurred with the fixed control method (FC), in which operating parameters remained unchanged during exercise.
(14) The level of several host-cell polyadenylated RNAs detected as cDNA clones (class 3 transcripts) were unchanged 8 hours after HSV-2 infection, and other cellular transcripts (class 2) actually accumulated at postinfection.
(15) Under the influence of PSC, parathyroid gland function remained unchanged, but serum levels of bone alkaline phosphatase and osteocalcin were low, and urinary hydroxyproline was high.
(16) In lipid extracts of yolk, more than 90% of the radioactivity was as unchanged cholecalciferol and 5% as 25-hydroxycholecalciferol.
(17) Polysomnography has revealed that this drug has several interesting qualities that benzodiazepines do not possess: stages 3-4 increase, stage 2 is unchanged or slightly reduced and no abnormal changes are detected on the EEG tracing.
(18) For ticarcillin, 86% and 93% of the dose of the 3.1 and 3.2 gm formulations, respectively, were excreted unchanged in urine during the first 6 hours after infusion.
(19) Doses of all medications except antibiotics were kept unchanged during the study.
(20) Of the arginine analogues tested, only homoarginine and canavanine (in which all three functional groups of arginine are unchanged) were effective feeding stimulants.