contactant


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con•tac•tant

(kənˈtæk tənt)

n.
any substance that induces an allergy on contact with the skin or a mucous membrane.
[1955–60]
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The first condition is attributed to irritants or allergic contactants. In these cases, apart from disclosing the contactant agent, the clinical features of contact cheilitis differ substantially from those of CG.
Contactant plusieurs noms, dont l'actuel entraineur du club saoudien Al Wihda, la direction mouloudeenne, a sa tete Achour Betrouni, a fini par debloquer la situation d'un club qui risquait d'aborder la prochaine journee du championnat sans entraineur.
Le plus souvent, c'est a lui qu'incombe la promotion des livres, c'est a lui de les vendre en contactant des journalistes, en programmant des rencontres, en participant a des salons.
Ne devoiler aucune identite et ne realiser aucun portrait sont la condition d'un des ultras ahlaway, en le contactant sur facebook.
Amelioration of the rash associated with the withdrawal of the contactant serves as adequate confirmation of the diagnosis in many cases.
15234 14236 SHEET-STEEL (ch) 15234 14263 APOSTATOUS 15234 14623 TLANATAPAN (11) 15234 16423 CONTACTANT (st) 15234 61423 CONDESCEND
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Je me suis battue au maximum, en contactant divers syndicats de logement, finalement j'ai pu avoir un preavis prolonge d'un mois, car la proprietaire etait en tord dans les delais.
Contact dermatitis is an inflammatory response of the skin as a result of exposure to an exogenous agent and the agent, which produces this type of dermatitis, is called the contact allergen or contactant. It is a common problem accounting for 4-7% of all dermatological consultations.1 Metals, as a group, are the most common contact allergens and nickel ranks as the most common of all screening agents.2-4 It has been rightly said by the International Nickel Company in a brochure titled "The Romance of Nickel" that "Nickel is with you and does things for you from the time you get up in the morning until you go to sleep at night".