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  • This immunity is apparently not due to the absence of favourable conditions, but rather to the presence of some inimical factor which prevents the development of the parasite.

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  • The dark tint of the bronze rather prevents the niello from showing out distinctly.

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  • What prevents the work of Surius from being regarded as an improvement upon Lippomano's is that Surius thought it necessary to retouch the style of those documents which appeared to him badly written, without troubling himself about the consequent loss of their documentary value.

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  • This prevents indeed any continuity of policy, for the majority in congress is perpetually fluctuating, and ministerial crises rapidly follow one another.

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  • The tree has been naturalized in many warm countries, even in China; in England it seldom attains any large size, as the deficient summer heat prevents the wood from maturing; but trees occur occasionally in plantations 20 or 30 ft.

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  • When taken continuously the drug soon loses its power as a hypnotic. Its unpleasant taste usually prevents the formation of a paraldehyde habit, but it occasionally occurs with symptoms resembling delirium tremens.

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  • It prevents the precipitation of many metallic hydroxides by caustic alkalis.

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  • The object of taking no liquid with meals is that it ensures mastication being more complete, because persons cannot wash the unmasticated food down by drinking, and it prevents the gastric juice from being greatly diluted, and so allows it to digest more rapidly.

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  • The lack of posts and telegrams prevents much of the excitement which they would have upon shore, the space for exercise is limited, food is abundant and appetite is supplied by the stimulus of constant exposure in the open air.

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  • Earthing up therefore prevents these injuries, but where practised to an immoderate extent it materially reduces the produce of tubers.

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  • The last measure prevents the germination of the spores of the fungus on the leaves, and is a most useful mode of checking the spread of the disease; to be successful in its use, however, entails care in the preparation of the spray and thoroughness in its application.

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  • The importance of the fortress lies in the fact that it prevents Warsaw from being turned by a force on the lower Vistula and commands the railway between Danzig and Warsaw.

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  • It is a more powerful antiseptic than carbolic acid, but its insolubility prevents its being used for the same purposes.

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  • Lack of capital, of coal, and of good means of communication prevents the inhabitants from making use of the iron and lead in their mountains.

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  • The worm is of great pitch, so that if the effort were removed the weight would descend, did not the axial end thrust of the worm shaft throw into action a friction brake H, the resistance of which prevents motion downwards.

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  • The frictional grip between the two surfaces prevents return motion of the worm shaft and the load remains suspended, but it may be lowered by turning the hand-wheel so as to overcome the friction brake.

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  • In the second place, this method fixes the attention at once on the larger, and therefore more important, parts of the quantities concerned, and thus prevents arithmetical processes from becoming too abstract in character.

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  • The fine red fragrant heart-wood takes a high polish, and is much used in cabinet-work and inlaying, but the small size of the planks prevents its more extended use.

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  • The long, dry season (April to October), together with occasional devastating droughts (seccas) lasting two or more years, prevents the development of forests and damages the agricultural and pastoral industries of the state.

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  • The harbour is well protected from the winds, and the tide, which rises and falls here about 25 ft., prevents it from being obstructed with ice.

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  • Then comes the almost human foresight with which the bee prevents the inevitable chaos created by an overcrowded home.

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  • A double handful of clean chaff, or of bran mixed with the oats in the manger, prevents a greedy horse from swallowing a considerable proportion whole.

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  • This method has received considerable extension, notably in furnace-smelting of iron ores containing manganese, where the entire hearth is often completely water-cased, and in some lead furnaces where no firebrick lining is used, the lower part of the furnace stack being a mere double iron box cooled by water sufficiently to keep a coating of slag adhering to the inner shell which prevents the metal from being acted upon.

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  • Dependence of the chip upon its host prevents an adversary from using a chip from a deceased war fighter.

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  • One is the mode in the print driver that " prevents paper abrasion " .

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  • The fat coats flour particles, and prevents moisture absorption which inhibits gluten formation.

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  • Drug A attaches to the acetylcholine receptors on the smooth muscle without stimulating them and prevents acetylcholine from gaining access to them.

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  • This allows the adrenal glands to recover between doses and prevents their becoming suppressed.

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  • These companies help preserve local culture through the maintenance of community pubs which in turn prevents social alienation.

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  • The sphincter of Oddi surrounds the ampulla and prevents reflux of duodenal contents into the pancreatic duct.

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  • The saliva contains an anticoagulant which prevents blood clotting.

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  • Being a mild antiseptic it helps prevents the growth of harmful micro-organisms.

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  • An acceptance of the strike prevents apprehension and an increase of the tension in your body that is caused by it.

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  • Salicylic acid makes it easier for the anti-septic ingredients to kill the germs around the blackhead and prevents the blackhead from reforming.

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  • In viruses, alteration of the protein capsid prevents the virus from being taken up by susceptible cells.

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  • In rheumatoid arthritis it prevents the immune system from attacking cartilage giving the body the chance to rebuild damaged cartilage.

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  • Doctor, is it right that taking an aspirin a day prevents cataracts?

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  • The saliva makes penetration easier and prevents the blood from clotting in the narrow channel of her food canal.

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  • A car accident prevents Anne from going to cheerleader camp and possibly winning the Cheerleader of the Year Award.

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  • Integrated in the front bumper structure, this device prevents passenger cars from being wedged under the truck in a frontal collision.

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  • Mulch improves water filtration into the soil and prevents the compaction and erosion that heavy rainfall can cause.

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  • The new Lynx Air Flow sole design prevents dipping on the head on the downswing for exceptional swing consistency and accuracy.

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  • Firstly, MK Council should enforce the covenant on most houses in MK that prevents vans, etc, being brought home.

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  • The stand's lower crossbar even prevents the pedal from " creeping " forward in performance.

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  • Frame trapping is extremely discourteous, as it prevents the visitor from easily seeing the URL of the site you've linked to.

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  • The network is keen to expand into areas where the very lack of social cohesion prevents the emergence of a community foundation.

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  • This is true, for example, of the lever escapement, where the interposition of the lever prevents recoil from affecting the balance.

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  • A dressing which absorbs and contains the exudate, and prevents maceration is imperative, in order to reduce skin damage.

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  • It also facilitates the application of lipstick and prevents feathering.

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  • The polarizing filter prevents false switching with shiny objects.

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  • Dirt on udders and teats increases infection pressure, damages skin and prevents beneficial, commensal flora from establishing.

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  • This prevents duplicating a value when a neighboring segment sets a formant on the boundary.

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  • This prevents granulation and kills wax moth larvae and eggs should any be present.

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  • Firewall A Firewall is a program which prevents hackers from gaining access to your computer.

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  • It also seriously hinders or prevents many collaborations from taking place.

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  • A safety cable inside the elliptical hose prevents hyperextension of the corrugated hose.

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  • The command set hourglass on enable the indicator, whilst set hourglass off prevents RasMol from changing the cursor.

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  • It also prevents farmers from saving seeds, compelling them to buy the fertile hybrid every year.

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  • Brod S, Katz S, Phan T and Stepkowski S. Ingested interferon alpha prevents allograft islet transplant rejection.

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  • Jutexpo uses jutexpo uses Jute a natural bast fiber which prevents soil erosion and nurtures new vegetation, raw jute is available in inexhaustible quantities.

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  • Once in place the Home security sliding doors lock prevents an intruder forcing the doors open no matter how determined.

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  • Louvreshading provided by aluminum louvers on sliding tracks prevents overheating in summer.

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  • For example, regular grooming keeps dogs and cats from dropping hairs everywhere and also prevents their fur from getting matted.

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  • But most innovative of all is the unique locking mechanism which prevents tool blades from folding during use.

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  • The molecule prevents Plasmodium, the malaria mosquito, from moving from the mosquito's gut to its salivary glands.

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  • It prevents us from understanding Nama and rupa as they present themselves through the six doors, one at a time.

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  • Ozone is a gas that prevents much noxious UV radiation from reaching the Earth's surface.

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  • Privacy films This range of films prevents outsiders from seeing through the glass, whilst still allowing light to enter the building.

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  • On the pill, the hormones are given in a steady dose, which prevents ovulation from taking place.

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  • It also prevents pernicious anemia and is necessary to a healthy nervous system.

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  • This blocks the sweat ducts, by forming a gel which prevents perspiration.

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  • This manoevre seals the esophagus and prevents material from the stomach and esophagus reaching the pharynx.

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  • The molecule prevents plasmodium, the malaria mosquito, from moving from the mosquito's gut to its salivary glands.

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  • The triphosphate form inhibits viral DNA polymerase and prevents synthesis of viral DNA, stopping viral replication.

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  • Luckily the entertaining value of the show prevents it from becoming too preachy.

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  • None of the above restrictions prevents the writer from producing the kind of resonant and even poetic prose that can carry an enormous punch.

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  • Makes a fine drying support, the material has a slick surface which prevents sticking, especially useful when using wet pulp.

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  • Flamboyant songstress Karen O. prevents them from being just another fashionable New York garage punk band.

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  • This limit prevents infinite recursion from causing an overflow of the C stack and crashing Python.

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  • The sphincter at the upper end of the stomach prevents the regurgitation of food from the stomach back into the esophagus.

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  • The rhythm section, confident yet relatively restrained, prevents the whole sound careering off the track.

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  • This is because Vitamin D, a vitamin which prevents rickets, is partly made in skin.

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  • Everything you always DIDN'T want to know about fluoride For decades the message that fluoride safely prevents tooth decay has been considered sacrosanct.

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  • Scarring - prevents production of excessive scar tissue and, in some instances, can melt away unwanted scar.. .

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  • Paul says in verse 25 that it is the mutual care of the members that prevents schism within the body.

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  • For example, the label of a vitamin C supplement could state that vitamin C prevents scurvy.

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  • And you have learned that a double semicolon prevents the result of a statement from being printed.

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  • A special chafer around the bead prevents the sidewall scrubbing out on the rim under extreme loads.

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  • A non-return valve prevents back siphonage of possibly contaminated water into the main supply and is a requirement under current Water Regulations.

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  • For example, making sis under existing powers prevents the setting of penalties specific to a new offense.

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  • It prevents dripping because steam is produced independently allowing the soleplate to stay at a low temperature.

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  • This prevents any binding on to the reels spool.

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  • The tetrahedral structuring possesses five-fold symmetry, which prevents easy freezing in line with the pronounced supercooling found for intracellular water.

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  • The problem with warfarin is that it is a drug that prevents blood from clotting by inhibiting the synthesis of clotting factors.

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  • The room is also ideal for social table tennis but it low ceiling prevents it from being used for more competitive matches.

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  • Supplying the actual number of bytes in the longest line to be merged (or some larger value) prevents abnormal termination.

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  • Keeping the face clean of all the children and the family prevents trachoma for the whole community at the end.

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  • They don't have a thick, waxy cuticle that prevents transpiration.

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  • By acting to check urban sprawl, Green Belt protects the countryside and prevents neighboring built-up areas merging into one another.

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  • The non-return valves in the outlet of the adsorption dryer prevents full pressure equalization.

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  • Helps you see in dim light and prevents xerophthalmia.

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  • It is possible to conceive of any number of notes struck and sustained by the fingers as consisting of so many quasi-vocal parts; but when a series of single sounds is played and each sound continues to vibrate by means of a pedal which prevents the dampers from falling on the strings, then we are conscious that the sounds have been produced as from one part, and that they nevertheless combine to form a chord; and this is as remote from the spirit of polyphonic part-writing as modern English is from classical Greek.

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  • It is among the Invertebrata that epidemics of destruction are referred to, though we should bear in mind that it is only the difference in numerical proportion that prevents our speaking of an epidemic of elephants or of rabbits, though we use the term when speaking of blight insects; there is little consistency in the matter, as it is usual to speak of an invasion or scourge of locusts, caterpillars, &c. Insect injuries are very varied in degree and in kind.

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  • The appropriate drug is therefore atropine, which stimulates the respiration and prevents the paralysis of the heart.

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  • In this panpsychistic parallelism he was again like Leibnitz, and he developed his predecessor's view, that the conservation of energy prevents interaction, into the supposition that alongside the physical there is a parallel psychical conservation of energy.

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  • It has been supposed that because the surface of the young leaves is small transpiration is correspondingly feeble; but it must be remembered, not only that their newlyformed tissue is unable without an abundant supply of sap from the roots to resist the excessive drying action of the atmosphere, but that, in spring, the lowness of the temperature at that season in Great Britain prevents the free circulation of the sap. The comparative dryness of the atmosphere in spring also causes a greater amount of transpiration then than in autumn and winter.

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  • Here, too, the strongly marked characteristics of P, or the Priestly Document, as opposed to JE, enable us to determine the extent of that document with comparative ease; but the absence, in some cases, of conclusive criteria prevents any final judgment as to the exact limits of the two strands which have been united in the composite JE.

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  • Though it prevents my hoeing them, it is of far more worth than my hoeing.

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  • The fishermen say that the "thundering of the pond" scares the fishes and prevents their biting.

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  • In like manner the evil which one does in the interval of a day prevents the germs of virtues which began to spring up again from developing themselves and destroys them.

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  • And now, when one wants to smooth the thing over, some conceit prevents your apologizing, and you wish to make the whole affair public.

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  • At that meeting he was struck for the first time by the endless variety of men's minds, which prevents a truth from ever presenting itself identically to two persons.

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  • I grieve that my waning strength prevents rejoicing in the sight of your most gracious presence.

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  • Clinical studies using various different H. pylori eradication regimens have shown that eradication of H. pylori prevents ulcer recurrence.

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  • The scalloped edge prevents fish or meat from sticking to the blade.

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  • Vitamin E is known to accelerate the healing of burns and prevents thick scar formation when applied...

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  • Scarring - prevents production of excessive scar tissue and, in some instances, can melt away unwanted scar...

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  • This prevents an aborted process from leaving a semaphore set in an inconsistent state.

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  • Prevents severance of common rights from the land to which they are attached.

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  • For example, making SIs under existing powers prevents the setting of penalties specific to a new offense.

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  • In most cases lack of capital prevents small-scale farmers from owning their own mill.

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  • It also prevents them from snooping on data in your home network.

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  • Daylight synchro prevents strong background light from throwing your subject into shadow.

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  • A tabu list of heuristics is also maintained which prevents certain heuristics from being chosen at certain times during the search.

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  • This prevents the thickening of the lining of the uterus.

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  • They do n't have a thick, waxy cuticle that prevents transpiration.

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  • The built in balun provides a truly unbalanced input and prevents any RF currents traveling down the outer of the feeder cable.

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  • The truly unbalanced input prevents any RF currents traveling down the outer of the feeder cable.

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  • This prevents the baby from wiggling down under the covers, helping to avoid the risk of suffocation.

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  • In healthcare, the need for innovative solutions to rising costs is critical, but regulatory friction often prevents disruptive innovators from creating game-changing products.

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  • This prevents bass frequencies from traveling through walls and floors, which can greatly add to your neighbors' peace of mind.

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  • Many sports cars lack adjustable head restraints that prevents whiplash.

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  • Bedlam Bedbug Insecticide Spray is a residual and aerosol spray, which means that it leaves lingering residue that effectively prevents future pest infestations.

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  • This prevents them from having the opportunity to offend again.

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  • This prevents chunks of fruit from becoming lodged in the bottom of the blender container.

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  • Use a firewall, an application that monitors or prevents certain traffic between the Internet and your computer.

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  • The Fair Debt Collection Practice Act prevents collectors from using threatening or deceptive acts in an attempt to collect a debt.

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  • Holding on to your anger only prevents you from moving on with your life.

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  • A hold allows both parties to make unhurried decisions about the fate of their marriage and prevents any unwanted back and forth scenarios in the courtroom.

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  • This prevents any payment disputes that may arise in the future while also providing documentation for tax purposes.

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  • This prevents harmful chemicals from entering ecosystems through soil and water.

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  • In fact, trimming basil prevents it from going to seed.

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  • You should avoid placing large pieces of furniture in front of windows that obscure views and prevents light from entering the room.

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  • Orange Palms Preventer counteracts the leftover DHA on your palms after you're done tanning and prevents the muddy-palm look that most often gives away a sunless tan.

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  • It prevents surface stains between teeth (most people don't think about that!) and it ensures my clients' teeth are clean before they hit the red carpet.

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  • In addition to correcting imperfections, it softens the look of fine lines and prevents excessive melanin production (important for individuals who express concern about dark spots).

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  • It's also important to keep in mind that the gloss formula prevents it, in my experience, from being as effective as a traditional stain.

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  • The customer chooses a 14-day sample of moisturizer that either prevents aging, smoothes fine lines and wrinkles or lifts and firms.

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  • Prevents blurring and compensates for low light and unsteady conditions.

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  • It prevents cross contamination, keeps all your tools in a place where you can find them, and leaves you with a clean work area for your next task.

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  • Never let a soup boil rapidly as the rapid boiling hardens the outside of the meat and prevents the escape of the juices.

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  • Honey Bee non-stick craft scissors are a particularly wise choice for scrapbookers, since they are coated with a special material that prevents them from becoming dulled by sticky adhesive residue.

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  • The toe piece is responsible for securing the front of your boot to the ski, allows your foot to twist laterally out of the binding during a fall and prevents forward motion of your boot on your ski.

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  • This important feature prevents them from sliding backwards during the push-off stage of the stride.

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  • This prevents the pin from damaging their dress or getting in the way.

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  • Opening them in the water prevents squirting and staining.

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  • This allows upper trays to maintain adequate water supply, and prevents lower trays from receiving excess water.

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  • The high neckline keeps the front of the dress demure and the plunging back prevents the dress from being too traditional.

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  • The liner prevents the curtain from getting wet and forming mold.

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  • The baffle box contains the feathers and prevents the down from clumping together and shifting to only one section of the comforter.

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  • This stops cold drafts from coming inside your home during the winter and prevents the interior warm air from escaping through the window.

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  • Carefully moving it prevents tearing or stretching.

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  • This membership allows them access to all doll-related games, but prevents them from using the site's diary, guestbook, message center, and online forum.

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  • The department also works to secure the borders of the United States, which prevents foreign terrorists from entering the country.

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  • Frequent brushing helps with shedding issues and prevents unsightly mats and tangles.

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  • Again, it is important to remember that the drug also prevents roundworms and hookworms, and that is the reason veterinarians promote its use on a year round basis.

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  • Revolution not only prevents heartworm, but also keeps away fleas and ticks.

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  • The bed's supportive structure keeps a dog's spine straight and prevents contorting.

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  • A reviewer mentioned that her dog's elbows have improved and the bed also fits in her car and prevents her dog from getting car sick.

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  • This prevents the animal from being able to reach his paws to lick.

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  • American species are cultivated, but their weedy appearance prevents their general culture.

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  • It prevents new weed seeds from growing.

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  • If any diseases are present, rotating crops prevents them from ruining next year's harvest.

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  • The raised garden also prevents compaction.

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  • Rubber mulch prevents sunlight from touching the weed seeds and also creates an unfriendly barrier for searching weed roots looking to retain a foothold.

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  • Although this chore might seem like an annoyance, it prevents many common tree diseases.

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  • Do not remove grass clippings from the lawn as this prevents seeds from reaching the soil.

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  • The glass cover of the cold frame prevents frost from accumulating on the plants as well as creates a warm pocket of air around the plants.

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  • Cutting the grass low prevents the grass from storing important nutrients it needs.

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  • This method also prevents frost from gathering on the plants' surface area.

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  • Mulch not only keeps moisture near the roots of plants, but it prevents heaving of soil around the base of clematis plants.

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  • Bed sheets or similar cotton fabric allow the plants to breathe but prevents frost from forming on the leaves and killing the plant.

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  • A thick layer of mulch helps retain water and prevents evaporation.

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  • Pine straw also prevents erosion, so it's good to use on hillsides or areas where water runoff is a problem.

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  • It prevents erosion, is lightweight, and is cost effective.

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  • When space is limited, it's not practical to have a closet door that cannot open all the way or that prevents you from placing furniture where you want it.

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  • If you haven't already guessed, infiltration keeps the cold air from seeping into your home during the winter months and prevents the hot air from coming into your home during the summer months.

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  • This prevents it from sticking to the floor again.

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  • Though more expensive than other types of attic insulation products, the foam expands when sprayed and completely fills the space which prevents air leaks and energy loss.

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  • Aluminum awnings also have a UV-protective coating that prevents the sun's rays from diminishing the vitality of the paint.

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  • His revolutionary new design prevents the hoops from turning outward when worn.

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  • This technique prevents having a disappointed child when she discovers the bracelet is too long.

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  • When doing cardio, wiping your face frequently prevents simulating a stinky fountain sending drips all over the machine and neighboring patrons.

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  • Anti-Odor technology prevents bad bacteria and 30+ UPF assists in protecting your delicate skin from sun exposure.

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  • It will still roll or fold down small for packing and it prevents you from having to bring something that would work for a night out as well.

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  • The inserts are primarily responsible for absorbing the fluids produced by babies and toddlers; covers act as the waterproof barrier that prevents fluids from leaking.

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  • A good thick layer of mulch prevents weeds, keeps roots cool and moist, and contributes valuable organic matter to the soil.

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  • An attached under-panty or a lined crotch is a comfortable feature that prevents unnecessary gathering and bunching.

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  • If you have on a layer of clothing under your bike shorts, this prevents them from doing their job.

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  • PreCip® technology produces a textile with a barrier technology that prevents large water molecules from passing through the fabric, but allows small molecules, like skin moisture, to be absorbed.

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  • Many times these have some slight wear and tear or fading that does not affect the look or feel of the item, but prevents it from being sold at full price.

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  • Since aging hair is more likely to split, getting regular trims keeps it looking its best and prevents the split ends from moving further up the hair strands causing additional damage.

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  • That movement, however, interrupts sleep and prevents relaxation.

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  • Theory suggests that the muscular paralysis prevents people from physically responding to their dreams, and the strong connection between the REM cycle and dreaming is a significant aspect of sleep research.

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  • This prevents the muscles from becoming too loose and it helps to open the air passages.

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  • A leaking mask is a problem for CPAP users because the escaping air reduces the pressure and prevents the CPAP from performing correctly.

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  • Thornton Adjustable Positioner is an oral device that prevents soft tissues and the tongue from sliding back into the airway passage during sleep.

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  • Any dentist should be able to accommodate your needs by fitting your with an oral device that prevents snoring.

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  • This keeps the airway open during sleep, and prevents decreases in blood oxygen levels due to airway obstruction.

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  • The resulting stiffness prevents relaxation of the throat muscles during sleep.

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  • They each move the jaw slightly forward, which prevents the tongue from blocking the back of the throat.

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  • The mattress also contains non-stretch cotton in its bonding that prevents the sleep surface from getting cracks and leaks.

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  • This device prevents the need to breath out against airflow coming in through the device.

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  • The jaw moves slightly forward, which prevents the soft tissue in the soft palate and throat from blocking the airway passage.

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  • The breathing device prevents the soft tissues in the back of the throat from blocking the airway passage as it delivers air.

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  • You may want to find CPAP alternatives if the treatment prevents you from getting enough sleep, which is counterproductive.

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  • The soft material prevents the sleeper from waking if the hose comes in contact with his or her skin.

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  • Light prevents the release of the sleep hormone, melatonin.

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  • Another reason why you have to take care of your lenses is because it prevents you from getting any eye irritation or infections.

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  • This also prevents your eye from becoming irritated, and from becoming scratched by a dry contact.

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  • That oil filters out the UV rays and prevents the damage from occurring.

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  • This material is both comfortable and prevents slippage during activity.

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  • That prevents paint from getting behind the goggles and into the lens.

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  • While they're not impenetrable, when they do "shatter" they do so in a way that prevents small pieces of the material from finding its way into your eyes.

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  • The design prevents your contact lenses from sticking together and will keep them submerged in the lens solution as they soak.

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  • The lenses are designed to block 100 percent of both UVA and UVB light and are coated with a carbonate coating that prevents them from being scratched.

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  • Wraparound styles work well to block the glare because they hug the face in a way that prevents sunlight from getting in.

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  • This prevents the set from slipping or sliding during gameplay.

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  • This prevents colluders from sitting at the same table, but also makes it difficult for you to play against your friends.

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  • It prevents the normal corrections the game will make for two parents with very different facial structures.

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  • It also prevents game developers from stretching the Xbox 360's limits by caching data to the hard drive in the form of virtual memory - something every PC does with regularity.

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  • The bag within a box construction prevents oxidation, which typically occurs when you pour wine from the bottle, allowing air to enter.

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  • This tool prevents missed deadlines and stress associated with trying to keep assignments organized.

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  • Aortic valve-The valve between the heart's left ventricle and ascending aorta that prevents regurgitation of blood back into the left ventricle.

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  • In fact, it prevents diseases and has protective factors resulting in healthier babies and decreased healthcare costs.

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  • The majority of illnesses are not transmitted via breast milk; in fact, breast milk prevents many illnesses.

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  • Many women may experience Braxton-Hicks contractions (practice contractions) in preparation for true labor, and these can become uncomfortable at times, which prevents the woman from resting.

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  • If the home has a swimming pool, it should be surrounded by a fence that prevents children from having direct access to the pool from the house.

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  • Airway obstruction injury-An injury that obstructs the airway and prevents proper breathing, either through strangulation, suffocation, or choking.

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  • When it does reach the CNS, inflammation and destruction of the spinal cord motor cells (anterior horn cells) occurs, which prevents them from sending out impulses to muscles.

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  • Hereditary fructose intolerance is a metabolic disorder in which the small intestine cannot process fructose (fruit sugar) into a source of energy because of an enzyme deficiency that prevents fructose absorption.

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  • A hormone called progesterone, released by the first egg to be produced, prevents any other egg from maturing during that cycle.

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  • Contracture-A tightening or shortening of muscles that prevents normal movement of the associated limb or other body part.

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  • Immunization against diseases such as measles and Hib prevents many of the illnesses that can cause mental retardation.

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  • The thickened mucus of CF prevents easy movement out of the lungs and increases the irritation and inflammation of lung tissue.

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  • A more severe injury may involve a complete disruption of the nerve, in which the nerve fibers around the injury become disorganized, all nerve function is lost, and scarring prevents the nerve from healing.

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  • Orthodontics is a specialized branch of dentistry that diagnoses, prevents, and treats dental and facial irregularities called malocclusions.

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  • A bandage over the sores protects them and prevents spreading the virus to other sites on the lips or face.

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  • Also, good general health keeps the immune system strong; this helps to keep the virus in check and prevents outbreaks.

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  • It has a valve at its bottom end that prevents urine from flowing backward into the kidney.

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  • Stricture or stenosis of a ureter prevents urine from flowing freely.

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  • Researchers are testing how effectively this protocol prevents immune abnormalities and immune-related cancers in these mice.

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  • For women who do not have health insurance, obtaining early prenatal care is extremely difficult, and these same women are often from a socioeconomic level that prevents adequate or appropriate nutritional intake.

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  • The major symptoms of most facial injuries are pain, swelling, bleeding, and bruising, although a fractured jaw also prevents the person from working his jaw properly.

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  • If muscle spasm prevents the jaw from moving back into alignment, a sedative is administered intravenously (IV) to relax the muscles.

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  • This channel allows fresh air to reach the middle ear, allows fluid to drain out, and prevents pressure from building up in the middle ear.

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  • The mitomycin prevents the incision from sealing over.

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  • The condom is a barrier that prevents sperm from entering a woman's uterus.

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  • The newly exposed person must begin four weeks of treatment with antiretroviral drugs, which usually prevents the virus from taking hold, according to the CDC.

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  • Denial is a psychological trait that prevents a person from acknowledging the reality a situation.

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  • Joint contractures-Stiffness of the joints that prevents full extension.

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  • This decreased volume of water usually prevents the child's bladder from overfilling during the night, unless the child drinks a lot just before going to bed.

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  • It also prevents the woman from achieving sexual pleasure during coitus.

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  • Good hygiene usually prevents most infections of the penis.

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  • Graudins, A., et al. "Red-back spider (Latrodectus hasselti) antivenom prevents the toxicity of widow spider venoms."

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  • However, in addition to kidney damage, urinary tract obstructions can lead to multiple abnormalities and depleted amniotic fluid, which endangers the fetus and prevents the lungs from growing.

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  • A balloon placed in the fetus's trachea prevents lung fluid from escaping through the mouth, enabling the lungs to expand, grow, and push the abdominal organs out of the chest and back into the abdomen.

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  • Bacteriostatic-An agent that prevents the growth of bacteria.

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  • The outside layer of skin normally forms a protective barrier that prevents infection; when the barrier fails, the child may develop a rash in the area covered by the diaper.

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  • Good diaper hygiene prevents or clears up many simple cases of diaper rash.

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  • Contraception (birth control) prevents pregnancy by interfering with the normal process of ovulation, fertilization, and implantation.

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  • An IUD prevents the fertilized egg from implanting in the lining of the uterus and may have other effects as well.

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  • As of 2004, however, researchers do not know exactly how modafinil prevents the drowsiness associated with narcolepsy.

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  • This prevents the bacteria that are circulating throughout the bloodstream from causing infection elsewhere in the body.

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  • Obstruction prevents food from passing through the digestive tract, interfering with digestion and nutrition.

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  • Obstruction prevents the normal passage of stomach contents into the duodenum and keeps the gallbladder and pancreas from draining their secretions.

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  • Normally, the tumor suppressor protein produced by RB1 prevents a retinal cell from becoming cancerous.

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  • Cough suppressant-A medication that stops or prevents coughing.

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  • Heparin-An organic acid that occurs naturally in the body and prevents blood clots.

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  • Mechanical obstruction is the physical blockage of the intestine by a tumor, scar tissue, or another type of blockage that prevents intestinal contents from getting past the point of obstruction.

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  • Medical treatment at early signs of glaucoma prevents progression of the disease to blindness.

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  • Doctors may also order a test for fat in the stool, since celiac disease prevents the body from absorbing fat from food.

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  • For most people, adhering to this diet stops symptoms and prevents damage to the intestines.

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  • Another cause of conductive hearing impairment is an excessive build-up of earwax that prevents sound waves from reaching the eardrum.

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  • The flaw leading to DMD prevents the formation of any dystrophin, while that of BMD allows some protein to be made, accounting for the differences in severity and onset between the two diseases.

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  • Niacin supplementation prevents pellagra, a disease that occurs in people who rely heavily on corn as the main source of food and who do not eat much meat or milk.

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  • During fetal development the presence of abdominal organs in the fetal chest cavity prevents the lungs from growing normally.

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  • If successful, manual reduction relieves the child's pain and prevents strangulation until surgery can be scheduled.

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  • The epiglottis normally prevents substances that have been swallowed, as well as substances that have been regurgitated (vomited), from heading down through the larynx into the lungs.

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  • Orthosis-An external device, such as a splint or a brace, that prevents or assists movement.

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  • The Defense of Marriage Act, signed by President Bill Clinton in 1996, prevents federal recognition of same-sex marriage and allows states to ignore same-sex licenses from outside their borders.

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  • Thus it prevents children from contracting chickenpox.

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  • The vaccine also prevents chickenpox in children exposed to the virus three to five days prior to vaccination.

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  • In older children and adults, near-drownings are often secondary to an event such as or a head or spinal injury or (in adults) a heart attack that causes unconsciousness and prevents a diver from resurfacing.

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  • Managing pain properly facilitates recovery, prevents additional health complications, and improves a person's quality of life.

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  • This prevents the nipple from falling off or the plastic from breaking in two and posing a choking hazard.

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  • Although persons with XLA carry the genes to produce immunoglobulins, a genetic defect on the X chromosome prevents their formation.

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  • Failure of neural-tube closure below the level of the brain prevents full development of the surrounding vertebral bones and leads to spina bifida, or a divided spinal column.

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  • Prompt treatment normally prevents immediate complications, but a delay in the treatment of a severe allergic reaction can result in rapid deterioration and even death.

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  • Venom immunotherapy is a highly effective vaccination program that actually prevents future sting reactions in most patients who receive them.

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  • Blood-brain barrier-An arrangement of cells within the blood vessels of the brain that prevents the passage of toxic substances, including infectious agents, from the blood and into the brain.

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  • The appropriate choice of therapy for most women with primary dysmenorrheal is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAIDs), which prevents the formation and release of prostaglandins.

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  • Hyaline membrane-A fibrous layer that settles in the alveoli in respiratory distress syndrome and prevents oxygen from escaping from inhaled air to the bloodstream.

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  • Cromolyn sodium prevents the release of mast cell granules, thereby preventing release of histamine and the other chemicals contained in them.

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  • Make certain toy boxes are either without a lid or have a feature that prevents the lid from closing on a child's head or fingers.

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  • Although there are medications available that could quell some of the symptoms of antisocial personality disorder, noncompliance or abuse of the drugs prevents their widespread use.

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  • Immobilization prevents further injuries to the cord at the scene of the injury and has helped reduce worsening of any neurological SCI injury.

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  • Kallman's syndrome is a birth defect in the brain that prevents release of hormones and appears as failure of male puberty.

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  • Replacement with testosterone prevents these changes, suggesting that an intact male gonadal system is required to maintain sexual function.

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  • It is strongly recommended that the other female hormone, progesterone, be taken by women who have an intact uterus as well, because doing so prevents overgrowth of uterine lining and uterine cancer.

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  • This decreased level, in turn, decreases the sensitivity of ocular tissue to another compound called retinoic acid, which prevents increases in the length of the eye.

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  • This blockage prevents the movement of CSF to its drainage sites in the subarachnoid space just inside the skull.

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  • Preventing bites obviously prevents subsequent infections.

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  • This mutation prevents certain genes on chromosome 15 from working properly.

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  • Stimulating chi energy enters your window from the outside and prevents you from getting a restful night's sleep.

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  • This prevents oxygen and nutrients from feeding the cut sprout.

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  • It completely immobilizes the positive chi energy and prevents fresh chi energy from entering your home and moving throughout your home without any obstacles to block it.

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  • Combing wet hair prevents damage to the hair shafts, while brushing with a bristle brush stimulates the scalp and encourages the production of natural oils to keep the hair gleaming and healthy.

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  • It helps to invest in a styling brush that adds shine and prevents breakage.

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  • Therefore, it prevents some of the redness, itching and flaking that can actually increase hair loss in women.

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  • The organization also prevents the entrance of illegal drugs into the U.S., as well as pests and diseases that could damage the country's agriculture.

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  • The mat acts as padding between you and the floor, and it prevents your hands and feet from slipping.

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  • Combination pills deliver the hormones estrogen and progestin, which prevents ovulation from occurring.

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  • Although the woman may still have a period every month, the pill prevents her from ovulating.

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  • This type of pill prevents pregnancy occurring by suppressing the act of ovulation.

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  • Using birth control pills as emergency contraception prevents pregnancy in up to 89 percent of cases.

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  • This still prevents the egg from getting to the uterus, but is easier to reverse if the woman changes her mind later about wanting children.

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  • Two of the next most effective methods of birth control are having an IUD inserted (which prevents eggs and sperm from coming together to create a fetus) and emergency contraception pills.

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  • While the estrogen/progesterone pill actually prevents ovulation, the progesterone-only pill changes the environment inside the uterus, making it considerably more difficult for sperm to fertilize an egg.

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  • The dome covers the opening to the uterus and prevents sperm from entering through the cervix and traveling up to meet the egg.

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  • The shape of the IUD prevents the sperm from fertilizing the eggs.

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  • A tubal ligation, often called getting your "tubes tied," is a procedure that prevents pregnancy by changing the structure of the fallopian tubes.

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  • After about three months, a barrier builds up that prevents ovulation.

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  • Lybrel does not contain any inactive pills, so it completely prevents periods from occurring.

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  • In some cases, you may have a medical condition that prevents you from absorbing certain nutrients properly.

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  • One key player in this is insulin, a powerful hormone that prevents blood sugar levels from reaching dangerous levels, among other things.

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  • Prevents cancer - The potent concoction of antioxidants in bee pollen work together to prevent cancers.

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  • This healthy fat actually help to improve cardiovascular health by lowering cholesterol, prevents arrhythmias, and prevents the accumulation of triglycerides.

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  • Damage to the intestine prevents the body from absorbing vitamins.

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  • The danger is that self medication prevents accurate diagnosis and may further unsettle brain chemistry, causing worsening of the manic symptoms or just general mood swings.

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  • One of fish oil's benefits for cardiovascular health is that it prevents blood platelets from sticking together.

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