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SAM

A regional term for a federal narcotics agent

SAM

Cardiology Systolic anterior motion An anomalous movement of the mitral valve's anterior leaflet, which appears to strike the interventricular septum in early diastole; seen in Pts with idiopathic hypertrophic subaortic stenosis and obstruction.

SAM

S-adenosylmethionine.
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ATM will be providing appraisal, title insurance and settlement services for the Shared Appreciation Mortgage loans.
They were all sold controversial Shared Appreciation Mortgages (SAMS) by Barclays and Bank of Scotland in the late 1990s.
A shared appreciation mortgage gives borrowers low interest rates in exchange for giving the lender a share of future house price appreciation.
A shared appreciation mortgage feature is also available to lenders.
The first will be a zero-percentage shared appreciation mortgage which will be available from the end of 1998, direct from Barclays branches.
The SAM, or SHARED APPRECIATION MORTGAGE, is another variation, allowing people to borrow or raise money at a fixed rate for either home improvements or creating an income in retirement.
Hilary Messer of RWP Solicitors is representing hundreds of elderly people sold Shared Appreciation Mortgages in 1997 and 1998.
A group of homeowners with so-called shared appreciation mortgages took the first step towards suing their lenders yesterday.