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Synonyms for acantha

any sharply pointed projection


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DePuy Synthes was sued by Acantha in 2015 based on claims that it had infringed an Acantha patent, U.S.
However, by examining the samples with the FISH method using the ACANTHA probe, both the presence of the Acanthamoeba genus in the samples and the knowledge of the numbers were obtained shortly.
Maxpedition's tough, ergonomic Acantha tactical pen is equipped with a premium Fisher Space Pen cartridge.
Also, washing contact lenses with tap water causes certain types of bacteria, such as 'Acantho Amoeba', to become stuck to the lens, which in turn may lead to Acantha Amoeba keratitis, a condition caused by an amoeba -- a parasite found in almost all tap water.
Left alone with his sinister stepmother Acantha, Rex has to find out why Acantha, the asylum superintendant Cadmus Chapelizod, and various other unsavoury characters are leagued together and what they are doing.
"Porcupine, Picayune & Post: How Newspapers Get Their Names" is a fascinating and analytical history of how many of America's newspapers came to carry distinctive, even whimsical, names like 'Jimplecute', 'Acantha', 'Zephry', 'Gondolier', 'Iconoclast' or 'Bazzo'.
Along the way he collected a slew of odd or endearing names, from A (the Choteau Acantha in Montana) to Z (The Canyon County Zephyr in Utah).
Elected first vice president was John Barrows, publisher and editor of the Dillion Tribune, elected second vice president was Mike McInally, editor of the Missoulian and elected third vice president was Jeff Martinsen, publisher of the Choteau Acantha. ...