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(hɒm) ,




1. (Plants) a sacred plant of the Parsees and ancient Persians
2. (Plants) a drink made from this plant
[from Persian, from Avestan haoma]
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'The daily flight being launched today will be a good opportunity for our traders who move from Homa Bay to Nairobi and vice versa,' Orata said.
Later the temple's chief priest Dr K N Narasimha Adiga, under whose guidance the Homa was performed, told media persons that the Sri Lankan premier performed the 'Nava Chandi Homa'.
In 2017, Homa made the cut in just two of 17 starts and earned $18,008.
Homa, who closed with a 67 for a 15-under total at Quails Hollow, earned a two-year Tour exemption along with invites to the US PGA and Masters.
So, a separate study should be conducted for the harmonization of reference values of HOMA score.
The HOMA index reflects insulin secretion and its hepatic and peripheral sensitivity [14].
However, in clinical practice, the most widely used are HOMA indexes: HOMA-IR and HOMA-B, using both glucose and insulin under basal conditions.
In our study, we observed that 27 (54%) of the patients in Diabetic group and 35 (70%) in Non-Diabetic group were having raised HOMA values.
Ross Solar Group, a family owned and operated company that offers custom designed turnkey solar solutions to both commercial and residential customers throughout the Northeast USA, has completed installation for Connecticut-Based HOMA Pump Technology, a global manufacturer of submersible pumps.
International Astronomical Union chose the name 'Homa' for the minor planet.