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alkaline phosphatase.

alkaline phosphatase test (ALP)

a blood test used to determine a variety of liver and bone disorders such as extrahepatic and intrahepatic obstructive biliary disease, cirrhosis, hepatic tumors, hepatotoxic drugs, hepatitis, osteoblastic metastatic tumors, Paget's disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and hyperparathyroidism.

ambulance loading post

A point in the forward combat area where sick and wounded personnel are loaded into ambulances for transportation to a clearing station or a hospital.


alkaline phosphatase.
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The ALP operate in their local communities, so they have the support of the people," he told AFP.
It is the most complete and elaborated presentation Tom Bramble and Rick Kuhn have so far made of their long-standing analysis of the ALP.
At present, however, the Swiss Alps are no longer growing as a result of this tectonic process.
We conclude that neutrophils may be an important source of increased serum ALP activity or bone-type ALP isoenzyme.
It's not to the river they take Alp, but into the trees.
Another key issue in regard to ALP reform is the role of unions.
After the deployment of ALP, around 70% security of the province had been improved, he said, adding that the ALP had brought the insecure areas under its control.
Serum bone ALP measurements provide a sensitive and accurate assessment of bone turnover.
The incident took place late on Friday when ALP members tried to defuse the bomb placed under a bridge in Shahr-I-Kohna.