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alveolar–arterial oxygen tension difference.

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the blockade of beta-adrenergic receptors by beta-blockers, e.g. propranolol.

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a rodenticide. Causes fatal pericardial and pleural effusion and pulmonary edema in most domestic animal species if taken accidentally. Little used...

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suggested common progenitor cell for type 2 astrocyte and the oligodendrocyte.

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one of the least active of the glucocorticosteroids produced by the adrenal cortex.

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one of the mineralocorticoids, adrenocortical steroids which lack a substituent at C-11; has a greater effect on electrolyte metabolism than...

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corticosteroids with a hydroxyl group in the 11 position, e.g. cortisol, corticosterone.

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see dihydroxycholecalciferol. 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 glycoside the calcinogenic agent in solanum malacoxylon and related plants.

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an alkydiol with affinity for liver alcohol dehydrogenase, used in the treatment of ethylene glycol toxicity.