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SES

Abbreviation for:
self-esteem scale
Single Equality Scheme 
sirolimus-eluting stent
Society of Eye Surgeons
socioeconomic status
soluble E selectin
staphylococcal enterotoxin
subendothelial space

status

(stāt′ŭs, stat′) plural.statuses [L. status, way of standing, posture, status]
A state or condition.

status asthmaticus

Persistent and intractable asthma.

status dysraphicus

A condition resulting from imperfect closure of the neural tube of the embryo.

status epilepticus

Continuous seizure activity without a pause for 30 Min, i.e., without an intervening period of normal brain function. Status can include two back-to-back seizures without a lucid interval or any seizure lasting more than 5 to 10 min.

estrogen receptor status

The presence or absence of a receptor to the hormone estrogen on breast cancer cells. Tumors that possess receptors either to estrogen alone or to both estrogen and progesterone are more responsive to estrogen-blocking agents such as tamoxifen than are tumors that lack these receptors.

mental status

The functional state of the mind as judged by the individual's behavior, appearance, responsiveness to stimuli of all kinds, speech, memory, and judgment.

status migrainosus

Continuous or daily unilateral, throbbing, and disabling headaches that do not improve with standard therapies for migraine.

status panicus

A panic attack that does not subside, but persists for many hours, days, or weeks without remission.

status parathyreoprivus

A condition resulting from loss of parathyroid tissue.

performance status

A measure of the overall health and functional capability of a patient.

progesterone receptor status

The presence or absence of receptors to the steroid hormone progesterone on breast cancer cells. Tumors that possess receptors to estrogen, to progesterone, or to both are more responsive to hormone-blocking agents, such as tamoxifen, than are tumors that lack these receptors.

status raptus

A state of ecstasy.

socioeconomic status

Abbreviation: SES
The relative position attained by an individual in a cultural and financial hierarchy. Differences in socioeconomic status are responsible for important disparities in the nutrition, housing, safety, and health of large groups of people. In general, the lower one's SES, the greater one's risk of malnutrition, heart disease, infectious diseases, and early mortality from all causes. Income, education, occupation, vocation, and wealth all contribute to SES.

status sternuens

Continual sneezing that may be caused by transient irritation of the nasal mucosa. Treatment involves application of a topical anesthetic to the nasal mucosa.

status verrucosus

The defective development of the cerebral gyri with many small gyri. This gives a warty appearance to the surface of the brain.

socioeconomic status

Abbreviation: SES
The relative position attained by an individual in a cultural and financial hierarchy. Differences in socioeconomic status are responsible for important disparities in the nutrition, housing, safety, and health of large groups of people. In general, the lower one's SES, the greater one's risk of malnutrition, heart disease, infectious diseases, and early mortality from all causes. Income, education, occupation, vocation, and wealth all contribute to SES.
See also: status
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While there is some research that disputes, or at the very least finds inconsistencies within the fact that SES affects students' academic achievement, most researchers agree that children are affected by SES.
As the research has been conducted, there has been a considerable amount of time spent on trying to find out why SES affects students' achievement.
The NSS-9 is the second order placed in 2006 by an SES GLOBAL member company for satellites based on Orbital's STAR platform.
Our entire team is extremely excited about this new contract win with another of the SES GLOBAL family of satellite service companies," said Dr.
States Robert Bednarek, President and CEO of SES NEW SKIES: " With the procurement of NSS-9 for launch in 2008 and the upcoming launch of NSS-8 in January 2007, SES NEW SKIES will significantly expand its transmission capacity, in-orbit back-up and overall fleet flexibility in the best interest of our customers.
Ali Atia, head of Orbital's geosynchronous satellite unit, said: "Our team is extremely excited about this new contract win with another of the SES family of satellite companies.
Additional information on SES GLOBAL is available at: www.
These forward-looking statements are based largely on the expectations of SES and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that are subject to change based on factors which are, in many instances, beyond SES's control.
SES AMERICOM is fast approaching the milestone 300 channel IPTV lineup ahead of schedule, as we prepare for the commercial launch of IP-PRIME early next year," said Bryan McGuirk, president of media and enterprise solutions for SES AMERICOM.
We're glad to be expanding our longtime relationship with SES AMERICOM," said Mike Donovan, senior vice president of engineering for Scripps Networks.
264 capable device, to enable SES AMERICOM's end-to-end delivery of its IP-PRIME IPTV service to consumer homes throughout the U.
Amino IPTV set top boxes are proven and tested around the world and provide a powerful choice for service providers tapping the open, turnkey IP-PRIME content distribution platform to effectively and affordably offer a compelling lineup of world class television," said Alan Young, chief technology officer for SES AMERICOM.