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  Cuemid



Cuemid

   A strongly basic anion exchange resin whose main constituent is polystyrene trimethylbenzylammonium as Cl(-) anion. It exchanges chloride ions with bile salts, thus decreasing their concentration and that of cholesterol. It is used as a hypocholesteremic in diarrhea and biliary obstruction, and as an antipruritic.

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Anion
A negatively charged ion. Pronounced an-I-on. An anion is as opposed to a cation, which is a positively charged ion.

Bile
Fluid made by the liver and stored in the gallbladder. Bile helps break down fats and gets rid of wastes in the body.

Concentration
Focusing on certain aspects of current experience to the exclusion of others. It is the act of heeding or taking notice or concentrating.

Cholesterol
A substance similar to fat that is found in the blood, muscles, liver, brain, and other body tissues.

Diarrhea
Passage of excessively liquid or excessively frequent stools.

Biliary
Having to do with the gallbladder, bile ducts, or bile. The biliary system itself consists of the gallbladder and bile ducts and, of course, the bile.

Obstruction
A blockage in the GI tract that prevents the flow of liquids or solids.



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Cuboid Bone
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Cues
Signals for an action; that specific portion of a perceptual field or pattern of stimuli to which a subject has learned to respond.

Cuemid

Cue
Signals for an action; that specific portion of a perceptual field or pattern of stimuli to which a subject has learned to respond.

Cucurbitaceae
The gourd plant family of the order Violales, subclass Dilleniidae, class Magnoliopsida. It is sometimes placed in its own order, Cucurbitales.

Cucurbita
A plant genus of the family CUCURBITACEAE, order Violales, subclass Dilleniidae, which includes pumpkin, gourd and squash.

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A genus of plant viruses of the family BROMOVIRIDAE, which infect cucurbits and solanaceous plants. Transmission occurs via aphids in a non-persistent manner, and also via seeds. The type species Cucumber mosaic virus, a CUCUMOVIRUS, should not be confused with Cucumber green mottle mosaic virus, a TOBAMOVIRUS.

Cucumovirus
A genus of plant viruses of the family BROMOVIRIDAE, which infect cucurbits and solanaceous plants. Transmission occurs via aphids in a non-persistent manner, and also via seeds. The type species Cucumber mosaic virus, a CUCUMOVIRUS, should not be confused with Cucumber green mottle mosaic virus, a TOBAMOVIRUS.

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