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1. Pertaining to a league or treaty; derived from an agreement or covenant between parties, especially between nations; constituted by a compact between parties, usually governments or their representatives. The romans compelled them, contrary to all federal right, . . . To part with Sardinia. (Grew)

2. Specifically: Composed of states or districts which retain only a subordinate and limited sovereignty, as the union of the united states, or the Sonderbund of Switzerland.

Consisting or pertaining to such a government; as, the federal Constitution; a federal officer.

Friendly or devoted to such a government; as, the federal party. See Federalist. Federal Congress. See Congress.

Origin: L. Foedus league, treaty, compact; akin to fides faith: cf. F. Federal. See Faith.

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... said Daniel Savage, chair-man of the Department of Neuroscience at the University of New Mexico Medical School and lead author of the rat study. Federal health officials estimate that of the 4 million American women who get pregnant each year, more than half a million continue to drink: about ...

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Mon Sep 10, 2012 7:52 am
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"Diseased" Seals along the Alaskan Coast

... there may be. However, I would be sincerely surprised to find such tests have not already been carried out by someone, either independent or federal. I am hoping a report or two will arise and dismiss my theory altogether. But I don't want to see this downplayed in an effort to protect industry. ...

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by mnunes
Fri Mar 09, 2012 12:52 am
Forum: Ecology
Topic: "Diseased" Seals along the Alaskan Coast
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... or with scientific facts, they resort to double-talk in technical jargon...The virtue of animal model systems to those in hot pursuit of the federal dollars is that they can be used to prove anything - no matter how foolish, or false, or dangerous this might be. There is such a wide variation ...

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by noratmedicineforme
Mon Mar 15, 2010 3:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: PETA
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Wildlife biology

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by AstusAleator
Fri Jul 03, 2009 12:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wildlife biology
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Therapeutic Regimens With Biologics

... biologics, such as suspected overuse or inappropriate utilization of these therapies. Companies who make and market biologics are not exempt from federal prescription regulation that exists presently. Amgen, who makes an anemia biologic called Neupogen, recently had to pay a settlement as well ...

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by quiact
Mon Mar 09, 2009 1:55 pm
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Topic: Therapeutic Regimens With Biologics
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