nontarget


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non·tar·get

 (nŏn-tär′gĭt)
adj.
Not being the target, as of an agent or weapon: effects of radiotherapy on nontarget cells.
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nontarget

(ˌnɒnˈtɑːɡɪt)
adj
that is not the intended target
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According to government data, M-44s killed 6,579 animals in 2018, including more than 200 "nontarget" animals including opossums raccoons, skunks and a bear.
Nontarget organ injury is one of the most dreaded complications of any thermal ablation procedure.
Moreover, the biopesticides developed from indigenous plants, is environment-friendly, safe for humans and for nontarget organisms, cheap and locally available.
(4-7) This technique involves temporary occlusion of distal vessels with a microcatheter balloon for protection of nontarget vessels and embolization of target vessels through a proximally positioned microcatheter.
The new Black-grass Resistance Diagnostic tool (BReD) - which has been developed by diagnostics firm Mologic and Newcastle University - allows farmers to map nontarget site herbicide resistance in populations of black-grass, giving rapid feedback on the effectiveness of weed control measures.
This manual describes procedures for minimizing nontarget exposure and effects from the use of the piscicide rotenone in fish management when conducting restoration projects, and how to comply with the label and use rotenone in a safe and effective manner.
However, complications can occur, predominantly due to aberrant deposition or migration of radiation microspheres into unintended nontarget locations, including normal hepatic parenchyma, lungs, pancreas, and upper gastrointestinal (UGI) tract [4].
The averaging method was used to realize the difference in the elicited P300 between target and nontarget epochs.
Although similar results were obtained in terms of both detection and quantitation limits, a larger number of analytes were identified by using the GC x GC-TOFMS method, thus suggesting that comprehensive two-dimensional gas-chromatography coupled to mass spectrometry such as GC x GC-TOFMS could be applicable to atmospheric and related sciences with simultaneous target and nontarget analyses in a single run.