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2006-03-15 12:45:00

Humanitarian group Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) urged U.S. drugmaker Abbot Laboratories Inc. on Wednesday to make a new HIV drug accessible in developing countries, especially Africa.


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pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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