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Synonyms for abaca

a kind of hemp obtained from the abaca plant in the Philippines

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Philippine banana tree having leafstalks that yield Manila hemp used for rope and paper etc

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The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) launched a Shared Service Facility (SSF) on abaca stripping machine for fiber extraction on June 27 here.
Abacat: flexible pedestal for changing work practices and an addition to Abacas desking.
and international multi-center trials including ABACAS, DESIRE, SIRIUS, TAXUS, ENDEAVOR and FUTURE.
PRAECIS PHARMACEUTICALS INCORPORATED (NASDAQ: PRCS) today announced the presentation of results from ABACAS 1, a phase 3 clinical study of Plenaxis(TM) (abarelix for injectable suspension) in patients with advanced or metastatic prostate cancer which was conducted in five European countries.
The rapid development and initial acceptance of the FortiGate product line is a testament to the scalability of the ABACAS architecture and the capability of the Fortinet team," said George Hara, managing partner for DEFTA, who will join Fortinet's board of directors.
Note to Editors: Fortinet, FortiGate, FortiASIC, and ABACAS are trademarks of Fortinet, Inc.