DDS

(redirected from Dewey decimal system)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Dewey decimal system: Melvil Dewey

DDS

 
1. Doctor of Dental Surgery.

DDS

Abbreviation for Doctor of Dental Surgery.

DDS

dapsone; Doctor of Dental Surgery.

DDS

abbr.
1. Doctor of Dental Science
2. Doctor of Dental Surgery

dapsone (DDS)

[dap′sōn]
a bacteriostatic and bactericidal sulfone derivative.
indications It is prescribed in the treatment of leprosy and dermatitis herpetiformis and for prophylaxis against toxoplasmosis and Pneumocystis carinii in immunocompromised patients.
contraindications Known hypersensitivity to this drug prohibits its use. It is not recommended for use during pregnancy or lactation.
adverse effects Among the more serious adverse reactions are hemolysis (particularly in people who have glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency), leprosy reactional state, methemoglobinemia, neuropathy, nausea, anorexia, toxic hepatic aplastic anemia, and skin rash. Dapsone was carcinogenic in animal models.

Mohr-Tranebjaerg syndrome

An autosomal recessive neurodegenerative syndrome (OMIM:304700) characterised by postlingual progressive sensorineural deafness as the first presenting symptom in early childhood, followed by progressive dystonia, spasticity, dysphagia, mental deterioration and cortical blindness.

Molecular pathology
Defects of TIMM8A, which encodes a translocase, cause Mohr-Tranebjaerg syndrome.

DDS

Abbreviation for Denver Developmental Screening Test.

DDS

Abbrev. for Doctor of Dental Surgery.