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n.1.(Zool.) A genus of echinoderms.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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It was the tire of a brilliant wheel, an asteria enclosing the disc with its silver tentacles, an enormous eye filled with flames, a glory carved for Pluto's head, a star launched by the Creator's hand, and crushed against the face of the moon!
Also she bare Asteria of happy name, whom Perses once led to his great house to be called his dear wife.
I suspect that the authoress in her mind makes Telemachus come back from Pylos to the Lilybaean promontory and thence to Trapani through the strait between the Isola Grande and the mainland--the island of Asteria being the one on which Motya afterwards stood.
In addition to the services of the Waterpark, Creta Maris Beach Resort offers a wide range of services for the whole family: the open-air cinema "Cine Creta Maris," 6 children's swimming pools, the impressive Children's Club "Asterias," a Teenagers' Club, a baby room with toys, an outdoor playground, disco, tennis lessons and all the necessary facilities for accommodating babies.
(NYSE American) announced the closing of its acquisition of Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc.
M2 EQUITYBITES-March 11, 2019-BioTime Closes Acquisition of Cell Therapy Specialist Asterias Biotherapeutics in Stock Merger
Asterias is currently completing a Phase 1/2a clinical trial (the SCiStar Study) for severe spinal cord injury where there currently are no approved therapies.
FREMONT, Calif., October 31, 2018 -- Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc.
M2 PHARMA-November 12, 2018-BioTime to acquire remaining share in Asterias Biotherapeutics
BioTime (BTX), and Asterias Biotherapeutics (AST), announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement whereby BioTime will acquire all of the remaining outstanding common stock of Asterias that are not currently owned by BioTime.
"Our board is excited that Steve is joining Asterias in its efforts to realize the full potential of its AST-VAC1, AST-VAC2, and AST-OPC1 clinical programs.
Greece - book by Mar 2 for 7nts B&B at Sani Asterias Suites, Halkidiki, for PS630pp (saves PS411pp) between Apr 15-30 inc free Dine Around (daily lunch or dinner), flights from Manchester or Gatwick and private transfers.