whitecoat


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whitecoat

(ˈwaɪtˌkəʊt)
n
a person, such as a scientist or doctor, who wears a white coat
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Coming of age in the middle of this volatile situation are sixteen-year-old Octavia and her classmates, greencoats who long to advance to adult whitecoat status, working in the science labs of one of the compounds: Mammalian, Avian, Newt, or Fin.
As animal rights organisations celebrated the collapse of Canada's east-coast whitecoat sealing industry, the Inuit in northern Canada - who do not hunt seal pups, only adult harp seals - suffered from the collapse of the market for seal pelts.
"It's reasonable to assume that dogs also suffer from whitecoat syndrome," Dr.
(71) One approach that the military has taken to promote voluntary participation in research is to establish special units from which to draw subjects, beginning with Operation Whitecoat, in which 2,300 Seventh-Day Adventist Church conscientious objectors between 1954 and 1973 participated in 137 protocols to develop vaccines and treatments for Q fever, tuleremia, various viral encephalitides, Rift Valley fever virus, sand fly fever and plague, (72) and continuing with the Medical Research Volunteer Subjects program using the US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) troops recruited from "Medic School 91B" at Fort Sam Houston, Texas.
Evan spearheaded successful lobbying, with the presence of physicians on Doctor's Whitecoat Day, the largest rally of physicians at the Capitol in history; coordinated media coverage which highlighted physician/patient issues and led to the reform we enjoy today.
(30) "Some whitecoat giving lectures to mothers with crying babies isn't going to make an impact on anyone at all," says Cairncross.
One of the most notorious culls occurred off the Great Blasket Island in Co Kerry in 2004 when more than 50 seals, mainly young whitecoat pups, were found shot or bludgeoned to death.
"This new guidance will refine the way we test and treat people for hypertension, particularly by helping to identify people suffering from 'whitecoat hypertension'."
A European ban on the import of whitecoat seal products (harp seals up to about 12 days old) now has no effect as the sealers wait just a few days for the seals to moult and the products of the hunt can and are imported to EU countries, including our own.
Chantraine saw that a whitecoat shares many of the same characteristics that adults respond to in a child: proportionately large head, large low-lying eyes, and awkward movements.
Seventh Day Adventists volunteered for Operation Whitecoat, headquartered out of Ft.