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modulation transfer function (MTF)

Etymology: L, modulus, small measure; L, transferre, to carry, functio, performance
a quantitative measure of the ability of an imaging system to reproduce patterns that vary in spatial frequency. The MTF is useful in predicting image degradation in a series of radiographic components.

trans woman

A male-to-female transgender or transsexual person who was an assigned male at birth but identifies as female.

The terms trans woman and its synonym, male-to-female transsexual, are often used for individuals who have not been physically re-assigned/transitioned, and many prefer the simple word women if the process is complete.


Metabolize to freedom Medtalk Worked-up sufficiently to exclude diagnoses other than alcohol intoxication, disposition/discharge planned when Pt achieves safe functional level
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The Brazilian Navy is very proud to join the MTF and we hope we can help on the successful work that has been done," he said.
Russ, from UNIFIL's German contingent, said that popularity for the MTF had remained undimmed in the wake of recent attacks on peacekeeping patrols in southern Lebanon.
Therefore, we believe we can better fulfill our mission by merging the Osteotech and MTF operations.
The MTF was also set to inaugurate a P3-million trading center.
The Base Realignment and Closure Act of 2005 led to development of new form of MTF organization in the National Capital Area.
Legislation passed in July reforms the reporting requirements, and, according to MTF analysis, will cut the state's tax expenditure estimate from about $26.
The MTF also said that an influx of tourists, particularly from ASEAN nations, had increased and had doubled every year since 2005.
The debt was placed by Executors Ltd on behalf of MTF Zephyr Trust 2012.
PA), has launched BLINK MTF, a pan-European multilateral trading facility (MTF).
The results were tangible and immediate: by fiscal year (FY) 1995, more than $7 million in medical care recoveries were deposited into MTF O&M accounts.