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a supplier of a GOOD, SERVICE or FINANCIAL SECURITY. In the first two cases, a broad distinction can be made between suppliers of goods and services such as raw materials, components, plant and equipment which are used to produce other products (that is, suppliers of industrial products) and sellers of products for personal consumption (that is, suppliers of consumer products).

The distinction between these two groups is important in terms of the application of appropriate MARKETING STRATEGIES.

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The sella turcica in the sphenoid bone consists of a central hypophysial fossa and two pair of clinoid processes (anterior and posterior).
3%) showed macro adenoma, 6 (7%) showed empty sella syndrome and 6 (7%) showed partially empty sella syndrome.
Paez won four races along 2012 campaign: Divinus Bike Clivus (May 20th), Lessinia Bike Legend (May 27th) and above all the more and more prestigious Sella Ronda Hero Marathon (June 23rd) and National XCO championships (July 22nd).
France: Tries - Lorieux, Sella, Laqisquet, Blanco; cons - Camberabero (4); pens: Camberabero (2).
This volume brings together a selection of mountain photography by photographer, climber, and explorer Vittorio Sella (1859-1943) from an exhibition organized by the Estorick Collection in London and shown from June to September 2008, in honor of the 150th anniversary of his birth.
We conducted this retrospective study to measure the growth curve of laryngeal and epiglottic descent in comparison with that of the soft palate (specifically the uvula) and the cranium (using the sella turcica as a reference point) during a non-deglutition state in infants, and to determine if the timing of the anatomic changes correlated with the timing of the peak incidence of SIDS.
PRO NEWS: Becky Brewerton and Breanne Loucks represent Wales in the European Nations Cup which starts at La Sella Golf Resort near Alicante in Spain on Thursday.
The primary component of the sella turcica is the sphenoid bone with a component from the basiocciput.
The ossification of the sella turcica region (ST) occurs from the pituitary cartilage of cartilaginous neurocranium (Fitzgerald, 1978; Moore, 1988; Gomez-Sanchez et al.
Italian Olympic rider Emanuele Sella has admitted to doping after failing an out-of-competition drugs test last month.