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(Units) a unit used in physics
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(ˈsvɛd bərg, -ˌbær yə, ˈsfɛd-)

The(odor), 1884–1971, Swedish chemist.
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# Limited total application Mupirocin # Eye irritation (Bactroban-) # Local irritation December 1987 # Risk of PEG Generic available absorption Fusidic Acid/Sodium # Application site pain Fusidate and mild irritation Not approved in the # More frequent United States application, though TID adequate when dressing applied Abbreviations: BID, 2 times daily; DNA, deoxyribonucleic acid; IV, intravenous; MIC, minimum inhibitory concentration; MRSA, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus; NTE, not to exceed P-site, peptidyl; PEG, polyethylene glycol; QID, 4 times daily; RNA, ribonucleic acid; S, Svedberg unit; spp, species; TID, 3 times daily.
The individual rRNA types are historically classified on their hydrodynamic separation properties in Svedberg units "S," with prokaryotic ribosomes having 23S, 16S, and 5S rRNA components and eukaryotic ribosomes having analogous 28S, 18S, 5.8S, and 5S rRNAs.
Size and lipid composition of chylomicrons of different Svedberg units of flotation.