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(adv.) However; nevertheless; notwithstanding; -- used in familiar language, and in the middle or at the end of a sentence.
(1) If Charles Spencer, 3rd Duke of Marlborough, who bought the island in 1738, were to return today he would doubtless recognise the scene, though he might be surprised that his small private buildings have grown into a sizable hotel.
(2) Neuroleptics (chlorpromazine, reserpine and haloperidol) had not such an influence, though they somewhat increased the general activity of the animals.
(3) Acceptance of less than ideal donors is ill-advised even though rejection of such donors conflicts with the current shortage of organs.
(4) Even though attempts to generalize the data from childbearing women to women of childbearing age have an inherent conservative bias, the results of our study suggest that 988 women (95% CI 713 to 1336) aged 15 to 44 years in Quebec had HIV infection in 1989.
(5) Since it was established, it has stoked controversy about contemporary art, though in recent years it has been more notable for its lack of sensationalism.
(6) The diagnosis of anaplastic thyroid cancer, though suspected, was deferred for permanent sections in all cases.
(7) The country has no offshore wind farms, though a number of projects are in the research phase to determine their profitability.
(8) In the German Democratic Republic, patients with scleroderma and history of long term silica exposure are recognized as patients with occupational disease even though pneumoconiosis is not clearly demonstrated on X-ray film.
(9) Comparison of developmental series of D. merriami and T. bottae revealed that the decline of the artery in the latter species is preceded by a greater degree of arterial coarctation, or narrowing, as it passes though the developing stapes.
(10) Though the 54-year-old designer made brief returns to the limelight after his fall from grace, designing a one-off collection for Oscar de la Renta last year , his appointment at Margiela marks a more permanent comeback.
(11) It’s as though the nation is in the grip of an hysteria that would make Joseph McCarthy proud.
(12) Their receptive fields comprise a temporally and spatially linear mechanism (center plus antagonistic surround) that responds to relatively low spatial frequency stimuli, and a temporally nonlinear mechanism, coextensive with the linear mechanism, that--though broad in extent--responds best to high spatial-frequency stimuli.
(13) Keep it in the ground campaign Though they draw on completely different archives, leaked documents, and interviews with ex-employees, they reach the same damning conclusion: Exxon knew all that there was to know about climate change decades ago, and instead of alerting the rest of us denied the science and obstructed the politics of global warming.
(14) I hope they fight for the money to make their jobs worth doing, because it's only with the money (a drop in the ocean though it may be) that they'll be able to do anything.
(15) Though three of these presumable metabolites could slightly inhibit the binding of [3H]-KW-3049, they were not detected in rat and dog plasma at 0.5 h after oral administration of KW-3049.
(16) Plasmids containing the inverted repeat alone bound ER, though less efficiently than did plasmids containing the entire sequence.
(17) At first it looked as though the winger might have shown too much of the ball to the defence, yet he managed to gain a crucial last touch to nudge it past Phil Jones and into the path of Jerome, who slipped Chris Smalling’s attempt at a covering tackle and held off Michael Carrick’s challenge to place a shot past an exposed De Gea.
(18) The durable power of attorney concept, though not free of problems, appears more likely to be of practical utility.
(19) Tap the relevant details into Google, though, and the real names soon appear before your eyes: the boss in question, stern and yet oddly quixotic, is Phyllis Westberg of Harold Ober Associates.
(20) Even though there are variations among equipment bearing the same model number it was considered worthwhile to make available relative cavitational and temperature data.
(1) Only one part of the theory of Alajouanine and colleagues has been confirmed by our experiments for our results have shown that there is a very close correlation between semantic paraphasias and disorders of semantic differentiation whilst no correlation can be found between phonemic paraphasias and disturbances in auditory phonemic discrimination.
(2) In a new venture, BDJ Study Tours will offer a separate itinerary for partners on the Study Safari so whilst the business of dentistry gets under way they can explore additional sights in this fascinating country.
(3) Since all human cadaveric tissue is fixed whilst on the skeleton, we may assume that shrinkage of the muscles in such specimens is negligible.
(4) The total population, however, will increase with decrease of either of these two factors, whilst the number of diseased will also increase proportionately.
(5) "It will strike consumers as unfair that whilst the company is still trading, they are unable to use gift cards and vouchers," he said.
(6) A teaching package is described for teaching interview skills to large blocks of medical students whilst on their psychiatric attachment.
(7) Animals were chronically implanted with epidural or deep recording electrodes and a cannula in one lateral ventricle, and tested whilst seated in a primate chair.
(8) Whilst we deeply regret all these incidents and acknowledge that the care of these patients could have been better, this is a relatively low number of incidents for a hospital of this size,” it said in a statement.
(9) Moreover, whilst paracetamol concentrations declined monoexponentially in the patients, the decline was biexponential in the controls.
(10) Asymmetries occur less often whilst using the low-cervical-pull according to Sander, due to the reduced friction between the two plastic parts of this headgear system.
(11) Whilst this is a potentially serious source of false positive diagnoses, the possibility also exists that this phenomenon could be used to evaluate the degree to which active disease is present in the joints of patients suffering from inflammatory disease.
(12) During ENPV, arterial oxygen tension (PaO2) increased from 6.8 to 8.2 kPa (p less than 0.01) whilst PaCO2 decreased from 6.8 to 5.8 kPa (p less than 0.01) suggesting that despite the large physiological deadspace, a significant increase in alveolar ventilation had occurred.
(13) The main conclusion was that whilst osteoarthritic cartilage is undoubtedly less able to resist water loss under a given applied pressure than normal cartilage, this is not due to a change in the "quality" of the proteoglycans, resulting in a change in the osmotic pressure of the latter, but simply to a decreased fixed charge density.
(14) Whilst developing an elbow endoprosthesis, the joint forces were estimated for patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
(15) A detergent-soluble fraction of ASP given with the adjuvant provided 87.2% protection (group III), whilst non-specific vaccination with serum proteins plus Be(OH)2 elicited 99% protection (group IV).
(16) Of these only five had "pure" or isolated ectasia, whilst 18 had ectatic disease combined with coronary artery stenoses.
(17) The spontaneous prognosis of ischaemic forms is favourable, whilst in other cases it depends on the primary condition.
(18) Whilst there were some encouraging signs of behaviour change, opportunities for the spread of HIV continued to abound in this important group.
(19) PCA extracts showed the PME peak to be greater than 70% phosphorylethanolamine whilst the PDE peak included almost equal proportions of glycerophosphorylethanolamine and glycerophosphorylcholine.
(20) Whilst the neurophysiological mechanism involved has not been explained fully, the phenomenon is influenced by starting position and by fatigue.