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A Dictionary of Dentistry

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Medicine and health, Dentistry
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15 words

Prefix denoting absence of, lacking, without; e.g. atoxic (not poisonous), abacterial (without bacteria).

A & E medicine

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A Dictionary of Nursing (7 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2017
Subject:
Medicine and health
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accident and emergency medicine: an important specialty dealing with the immediate problems of the acutely ill and injured. See also...

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A Dictionary of Nursing (7 ed.)

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Current Version:
2017
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Medicine and health
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10 words

prefix denoting absence of; lacking; not.

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Concise Medical Dictionary (9 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Medicine and health
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22 words

prefix denoting absence of; lacking; not. Examples: amastia (absence of breasts); amorphic (lacking definite form); atoxic (not poisonous).

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The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine (3 ed.)

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Current Version:
2007

Part of a muscle sarcomere that comprises several thick myosin filaments held between thinner actin filaments. It appears as a dark band when viewed under a microscope. ...

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A Dictionary of Biomedicine (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2019

One of the double helical structures that can be adopted by DNA, a right-handed double helix fairly similar to *...

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A Dictionary of Biomedicine

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Medicine and health
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44 words

One of the double helical structures that can be adopted by DNA, a right-handed double helix fairly similar to *...

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Concise Medical Dictionary (9 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Medicine and health
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Association for Osteosynthesis: denoting a widely used system for treating fractures by metal inserts.

A-scan

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Concise Medical Dictionary (9 ed.)

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Current Version:
2015
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Medicine and health
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26 words

examination of ocular tissue, including measurement of the length of the eye (axial length), by means of a high-frequency ultrasound machine. ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine (3 ed.)

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Current Version:
2007

A temporary state of anxiety evoked by a particular situation (see state anxiety).

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