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The assets of a business including land, buildings, machinery, and all equipment permanently employed.

Fixed Asset

An asset with a long-term useful life that a company uses to make its products or provide its services. Strictly speaking, a fixed asset is any asset that the company does not expect to sell for at least a year, but the term often refers to assets a company expects to have indefinitely. Common examples of fixed assets are real estate and factories, which a company holds for long periods of time.


large items of capital such as a PRODUCTION LINE or furnace used in production. See MACHINERY, EQUIPMENT, CAPITAL STOCK, FIXED ASSET.
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Patients who received polyfunctional alkylating agents such as cyclophosphamide and cisplatin developed no restenosis, as did those who received anthracycline antibiotics such as doxorubicin and bleomycin and those who received plant alkaloids such as vincristine, vinblastine, and paclitaxel.
Uptake of host plant alkaloids by root parasitic Pedicularis species.
Examples of plant alkaloids are nicotine, quinine, cocaine, and morphine.

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