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Synonyms for iris

muscular diaphragm that controls the size of the pupil which in turn controls the amount of light that enters the eye

diaphragm consisting of thin overlapping plates that can be adjusted to change the diameter of a central opening

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Under Marshall Islands' law, the dismissal also constitutes a ruling on the merits in favor of DHT.
In the present study, we examined the performance in maintaining postural stability between experienced Thai classical dancers and non-dancers in different mSOT conditions with or without DHT.
From the pathophysiological point of view, measuring the DHT concentration appears to play a central role in the diagnosis of 5ARD.
The DHT unit project is being developed by Laffan Refinery Company, which is operated by Qatargas.
DHT Metal has 950 personnel, and its current production capacity is 450,000 tons of iron and steel.
Testosterone is converted in many target tissues to the much active DHT by the enzyme 5[alpha]-reductase.
HELIER, Channel Islands -- DHT plans to report its next four quarterly earnings as follows:
Under the deal, DHT will finance the acquisition by issuing approximately USD 256m of DHT capital stock, consisting of approximately 32m shares of DHT common stock and 15,700 shares of preferred stock that are mandatorily convertible into 15.
Doc found evidence that DHT can suppress the hypothalamus and thereby sex hormone production; apparently Case 1's high DHT had blocked his LH and FSH.
LATICE MAIN BOOM LENGTH FOR COMPANY S PROJECT SITE AT DHT / ARU FOR DHT ASSOCIATED FACILITIES PROJECT AT BPCL,MAHUL,MUMBA, MAHARASHTRA
John Stack will represent DHT in CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT for the Techtanium, Indirect Water Heaters, Brazed Plate Heat Exchangers, Tankless Coils, E-ZEE Flow Pool Heaters, HVAC Coils (cased, uncased and custom) product lines.
This week, Hadwen arrived in Yorkshire where he was accompanied by DHT supporter Jane Speller, from Brighouse.
The Dubai-based shipping company announced last week that it had signed a memorandum of understanding with DHT Holdings of Bermuda for the sale of its Gulf Sheba and Gulf Eyadah tankers.
PURPOSE: We reviewed the physiological and pathogenic role of dihydrotestosterone (DHT), evidence for the beneficial effects of decreasing DHT through 5 alpha-reductase inhibition and the effects of altering the androgen balance with these agents.
Balding areas of the scalp show increases in a potent form of testosterone called dihydrotestosterone (DHT), while drugs that block conversion of testosterone to DHT can slow hair loss.