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neptunium

 (Np) [nep-too´ne-um]
a chemical element, atomic number 93, atomic weight 237. (See Appendix 6.)

NP

Abbreviation for nurse practitioner.

Np

1. Symbol for neptunium.
2. Abbreviation for neper.

Np

neptunium.

NP

abbr.
1. neuropsychiatry
2. notary public
3. noun phrase
4. nurse practitioner

Np

symbol for the element neptunium.

NP

abbreviation for nurse practitioner.

NP

Abbreviation for:
N protein
nasal polyp
nasopharynx
national priorities
National Program
National Programme
natriuretic peptide
nerve palsy
neural plate
neuritic plaque
neuropathic pain
neuropathology
neuropathy
neuropeptide
neuropsychiatric
Niemann-Pick
nitrogen-phosphorus
nitroprusside
nonapeptide
nonhistone protein
nonparametric
non-principal  
normal-phase
nosocomial pneumonia
not palpable
not present
nucleotide pair
nucleoside phosphorylase
nucleus pulposus
Nurse Practitioner

NP

Abbreviation for nurse practitioner.

Np

Symbol for neptunium.

Nucleus pulposus (NP)

an elastic, pulpy mass in the center of each vertebral disk.
Mentioned in: Chemonucleolysis

neutral position

; NP; reference position position of the leg and foot when the subject stands in normal angle and base of gait; used as the reference position for assessment of deviations from the norm (Table 1)
Table 1: Features of the neutral or reference position of the joints of the foot and lower limb
JointCharacteristics at neutralAvailable motion
HipThe legs are in line with the trunk, parallel to one another and in the sagittal plane
The femoral condyles lie in the frontal plane
Flexion/extension
Adduction/abduction
Internal/external rotation
KneeKnee joint fully extended
Thigh and lower leg in line in sagittal and frontal planes
Flexion
AnklePlantar aspect of the foot on the horizontal plane/weight-bearing surface
Lower leg perpendicular to the sagittal and frontal planes/weight-bearing surface
Dorsiflexion/plantarflexion
SubtalarBisection of the posterior aspect of the calcaneum perpendicular to horizontal plane/weight-bearing surfaceSupination/pronation
Midtarsal complexPlantar aspects of the metatarsal heads lie in horizontal plane/on weight-bearing surface
Joint maximally pronated
Supination
First rayPlantar aspect of the first metatarsal head in same plane as lesser metatarsal heads, and horizontal planeDorsiflexion/plantarflexion
Inversion/eversion
Second/third/ fourth raysMaximally dorsiflexed on horizontal plane/weight-bearing surfacePlantarflexion
Fifth rayPlantar aspect of the fifth metatarsal head in same plane as lesser metatarsal heads, and horizontal planeDorsiflexion/plantarflexion
Inversion/eversion
First metatarsophalangeal jointPlantar aspect of hallux in ground contact on horizontal plane and the hallux neither adducted nor abductedFlexion/extension
Adduction/abduction
Circumduction

Np

chemical symbol, neptunium.
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