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methylenedioxyamphetamine

 (MDA) [meth″il-di-ok″se-am-fet´ah-mēn]
a hallucinogenic compound chemically related to amphetamine and mescaline; it is widely abused and causes dependence.

MDA

methylenedioxyamphetamine.

MDA

1 abbreviation for Muscular Dystrophy Association.
2 abbreviation for methylenedioxyamphetamine.

MDA

A phenethylamine and amphetamine class of psychoactive agent, used primarily as a recreational drug but also to facilitate transcendence, meditation, psychedelic psychotherap and psychonautics. There are no medical indications for MDA.

Adverse effects
Cardiovascular and CNS stimulation; acute effects include agitation, sweating, hypertension, tachycardia, hyperthermia, convulsions, death.

MDA

1. Mento-dextra anterior–obstetrics.
2. Methydopamine.
3. 3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine. See Ecstasy.

Medical Devices Agency

; MDA UK competent authority for manufacture of medical devices (e.g. bespoke orthoses); EEC Directive 93/42 requires that all manufacturers are registered with the MDA, and that all manufactured orthoses carry the CE mark (see Box 1)
Box 1: Registration with the Medical Devices Agency (MDA)

MDA,

n.pr methylenedioxyamphetamine; a highly addictive hallucinogenic substance.
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In addition to the fun and friendship it offers, MDA summer camp enables campers to stretch their comfort zones and grow in independence as they spend a week away from home; permit someone other than their parents to provide any personal care needed; and make new friends.
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A challenge for MDA is the fact that the transfer of certain BMDS elements to the Services would create organizational, budgetary, and cultural stovepipes that would hinder the use of the systems.
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With applications ranging from D-Cinema to mobile devices, commercial releases of the MDA creation tools and MDA players are expected to be made available in Q2 of this year.
To fund future work, MDA will build on programs tied to its brand promise of seeking muscle health and strength and advancing everyday activities - the ability to walk, talk, run, hug and even breathe - for kids and adults with these debilitating diseases.
MDA is the nonprofit health agency dedicated to curing muscular dystrophy, ALS and related diseases by funding worldwide research.
Sections 2399 and 2400 of Title 10 address LRIP quantity determination from the perspectives of the director, OT & E (DOT & E), and MDA respectively.
Katz, who was also an MDA vice president, died this year from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease).