Endoscopic Transthoracic Sympathectomy (or endoscopic transthoracic sympathicotomy) a procedure where a surgeon excises the major sympathetic nerves that supply the hands, neck and face. Main indications for ETS are blushing and hyperhidrosis.
Environmental tobacco smoke. Also called passive or second-hand smoke, ETS is the combination of the smoke from smoldering tobacco together with exhaled smoke and is responsible for extensive health problems in smokers and nonsmokers alike.
Environmental tobacco smoke. Primarily a combination of sidestream smoke from the burning end of a cigarette, pipe or cigar, and exhaled mainstream smoke from the smoker. Other components include smoke emitted at the mouthpiece during puff drawing.
environmental tobacco smoke. Smoke that comes from the burning of a tobacco product and smoke that is exhaled by smokers. Also called second-hand smoke. Inhaling ETS is called involuntary or passive smoking.
Environmental Tobacco Smoke. or "secondhand smoke," is a mixture of the particles and gases that are emitted from burning a cigarette, pipe, or cigar, as well as the smoke exhaled by the smoker. Smoke can contain any of more than 4,000 different substances including carbon monoxide and formaldehyde. More than 40 of the substances are known to cause cancer in people or animals and many of them can cause itchy eyes, coughing, and sneezing.
Environmental Tobacco Smoke. Also known as secondhand smoke, ETS is the chemicals and toxins that nonsmokers are exposed to when others smoke. ETS is a combination of sidestream and mainstream smoke. The nicotine and other harmful substances in ETS pose a significant health risk to nonsmokers. ETS has been classified as a Group A Carcinogen by the Environmental Protection Agency because it is known to cause cancer in humans.
Educational Testing Service, a US-based non-profit organization widely known for producing standardized exams such as the TOEFL, which is a common requirement for non-native English-speaking applicants to law schools in the United States and abroad.
The Educational Testing Service, an American organization which administers a number of tests required for various levels of university application in the US. HIS is a testing center, and is often used on weekends for testing. See school calendar for dates.
Educational Testing Service, a US-based non-profit organization widely known for producing standardized exams such as the GMAT and TOEFL, which are common requirements for applicants to business schools in the United States and abroad.
The National Youth Agency's Education & Training Standards Committee. It consists of representatives from different interest groups in the youth work field, and has a responsibility to endorse youth work qualification programmes
electron transport system. Electron carrier complexes and individual carriers embedded in the inner membrane of mitochondria and in thylakoid membranes of chloroplasts. Responsible for the conservation of energy by electron transport.
Examination Tracking System. An electronic system developed by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) that enables the states to schedule and coordinate market conduct examinations, as well as financial examinations.
Electronic Trading Service. This option is available on the AGF application form for plan holders to set up their representatives to buy, switch and sell mutual funds by telephone. This can be directed EFT to the plan holders Canadian bank account (only available in Canadian currency). This service is not offered for U.S. currency investments at AGF. The set up of this service requires a signature guarantee.