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gem

A popular term for a structure found in nucleoplasm that is highly enriched in spliceosomal snRNPs.

gem

Malpractice A popular term for a latent problem in Pt management that stems from poor communication, faulty documentation, and other factors, including human factors, such as Pt noncompliance, which sets the stage for events leading to suboptimal care or medical errors. See Malpractice.

geriatric evaluation and management unit

, geriatric evaluation unit,

GEM

An inpatient unit or program devoted to the assessment of the needs of the older patient.

GEM

acronym for genetically engineered MICROORGANISM.
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Merrill figures the adolescent yearnings evoked (and outgrown) in "Volcanic Holiday" in terms of the Paterian ideal--"To burn always with a hard, gemlike flame"--in his memoir A Different Person (1993), an account of his coming of age as a poet and a gay man.
The seemingly smooth surfaces of Kathleen, Man Burning and the gemlike Baby That's Not All reveal dark passion and resolute commitment worthy of influences such as Leonard Cohen and Gillian Welch.
He would live exclusively in the moment, burning always with a hard, gemlike flame.
Better yet, the headnotes he has written for each of Scully's essays are themselves gemlike mini-essays.
In fact, one could well interpret his much derided declaration in the conclusion to The Renaissance--"To burn always with a hard gemlike flame, to maintain this ecstasy, is success in life"--as marking the incendiary encounter of aestheticism's radical.
Bryner is adept at realistic dialogue and knows when to place a phrase in dialect, its strangeness giving it a gemlike quality.
Mary speared a strawberry of perfect ripeness from the gemlike breakfast fruit in the crystalline bowl.
But The Cosmic Fairy is the book those autobiographies yearn to be, a gemlike little account of the humanistic worldview one retired schoolmaster found satisfaction in crafting for himself.
Before me, a coconut shell filled with lobster in coconut milk, piped with mashed potatoes and studded with gemlike squares of red and green pepper, seems like a concoction to warm the heart of Amado's cooking instructor par excellence, Dona Flor.
There are the brilliant gemlike hues such as `Ruby Red' or a real `Crystalline Orange.
En outre, l'amant auquel elle s'est sacrifiee, Francesco de Medici, etait, selon Joscelyn Godwin, l'homme le plus "Polyphilique" possible: "In the following century, no one could have been more Polyphilic than Francesco de Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, with his wonderland garden at Pratolino, full of gardens, fountains and automata, and his gemlike studiolo in the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence .
We may hear Paterian echoes here, but Evans's is not the world of sensation, of the 'hard, gemlike flame', [25] of sudden epiphany.