piddock


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  • noun

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marine bivalve that bores into rock or clay or wood by means of saw-like shells

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Piddock and others said global surveillance for mcr-1 resistance is now essential to try to prevent the spread of polymyxin-resistant bacteria.
Prof Piddock of Birmingham believes this is a crisis that requires a global response.
Leading microbiologist Professor Laura Piddock said that antibiotic resistance is frightening and is a real threat to the next generation.
HBO ordered eight episodes of "Family Tree," which will be produced by Guest and Piddock, along with NBC Universal International (Nasdaq: CMCSA), Lucky Giant Productions and "Spinal Tap" producer Karen Murphy.
In the fourth year, some of the upper sections of the cedar and broadleaf ARs began to decay because of fouling by encrusting organisms, particularly wood boring piddock (Martesia striata).
Cher Piddock, Clinical Lead at Asthma UK, said: "There are more than five million people with asthma in the UK.
Her take off of Abdul is especially sharp, and she and Jim Piddock as Simon Cowell and Christopher Lett as Randy Jackson do the panel to perfection.
The strength of dental ceramics by Messer, Piddock & Lloyd; Jour of Prosthet Dent 1991; 19; 51-55.
It's not just piddock clams; it's all estuarine wildlife.
Eugene Levy, left, and Jim Piddock represent just a small part of the comedy train in ``A Mighty Wind,'' co-written by Levy and Christopher Guest and featuring a large ensemble of actors.
Editor Charles Piddock says the newspaper has never shied away from covering national and world events, from the Vietnam War, to abortion to the terrorist attack on Sept.
FRED WILLARD, JENNIFER COOLIDGE, PAUL DOOLEY, EUGENE LEVY, MICHAEL McKEAN, CATHERINE O'HARA, JIM PIDDOCK, JOHN MICHAEL HIGGINS, MICHAEL HITCHCOCK and JANE LYNCH.
Dinas Powys Cricket Club captain Nathan Piddock told him how the team were unable to complete a home fixture because of the disruption.
There are drug-resistant bacteria around now that could cause a plague PROF LAURA PIDDOCK OF THE UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAMStandard knee or hip operations are likely to become life-threatening procedures PROF MARK FIELDER OF KINGSTON UNIVERSITY