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Noun1.EDS - a rapid automatic system to detect plastic explosives in passengers' luggage using X-ray technology and computers; designed for use in airports
system - instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity; "he bought a new stereo system"; "the system consists of a motor and a small computer"
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Compared with women without EDS, those with the inherited connective tissue disorder had adjusted odds ratios (AORs) of 3.2 for cervical incompetence (95% confidence interval, 2.0-5.1) and 2.2 for placenta previa (95% CI, 1.3-3.9; P less than .01 for both).
The zebra is the symbol for EDS. Zebras are all different, and no two zebras have the same pattern type.
According to EU regulation, all systems meeting EDS CB C1 or C2 standards are automatically considered to have achieved EDS Hold Baggage Screening (HBS) Standard 3.
Eds: Yves GASSOT, Jooyong JUN & Marianne VERDIER
Having current, scholarly items listed first is very important, and EDS does a good job with that.
Following the spin-off, shareholders in EDS, who prefer to own stock in a listed company rather than in a private one, have the option to swap up to all their shares in EDS for shares in AGR at the same exchange ratio as in the spin-off plan.
There are several different forms of EDS and all share common features, such as loose joints, abnormal skin and fragile body tissues.
EDS is the inability to stay awake during the day, while sleep-disordered breathing is a group of disorders that includes sleep apnea, characterized by pauses in breathing.Although EDS in children is commonly assumed by physicians and the public to be the result of sleep-disordered breathing or inadequate sleep, our data suggest that EDS in young children is more strongly associated with obesity and mood issues as it is in adults," said Edward Bixler, professor of psychiatry, Sleep Research and Treatment Center.
In other news, EBSCO Publishing announced that ABC-CLIO ebooks are now available through the EDS. Users who already subscribe to EDS and ABCCLIO's eBook Collection can access content in ABCCLIO's library through a single search box in EDS.
Vilmos Agel and Mathilde Hennig (eds.): Nahe und Distanz im Kontext variationslinguistischer Forschung.
A new seven-year infrastructure management agreement with Nexus, Redbanc and Transbank will consolidate their five data centers with EDS,an HP company, including business technology transformation of data center and server consolidation, telecommunications infrastructure redesign and virtualization.