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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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About Gemmy Industries Founded in 1984 in Dallas, Texas, Gemmy Industries is an innovator in the fields of novelties and animation.
Speaking of the moment when Gemmy confuses the words subject and object, another critic, Lee Spinks, notes, "Fairley is unable to decide whether he is a British `subject', with all the racial, juridical and cultural overtones that this term introduces, or a British `object', to be formed and deformed by the process of cultural expropriation" (169).
But Gemmy is the essence of the unknown, both to them and to himself.
Gemmy was brought up in a workhouse orphanage, and his earliest buried memory (brought to life again by the smell of a wooden chest) is of crawling under the machines in a sawmill with other children to sweep up, and tasting the grease from a bolt mixed with sawdust as a special sweet.
It differs significantly from Patrick White's A Fringe of Leaves, with which it has sometimes been compared, both in this and in the attitude of the Aborigines, who treat Gemmy with guarded wonder as an in-between creature, their own version of a Caliban, "half-child, half-seacalf, his hair swarming with spirits in the shape of tiny phosphorescent crabs, his mouth stopped with coral," until "he had risen up in the firelight and danced, and changed before their eyes from a sea-creature into a skinny human child" (27).
On the suggestion of the minister's wife, Gemmy is forced to flee his benefactors and goes to work for an old lady after being beaten by barbarous, narrow-minded whites.
Gemmy Toys/Candy Animatronic figures Kid Kraze Toys/Candy Inflatable furniture Inkworks Toys/Candy Trading cards Mezco Toys Toys/Candy Action figures Nanco Toys/Candy Plush talking and non-talking, plush key chains and clip-ons, beanbag toys, vinyl inflatables, novelty pillows, book markers, suction cup toys Rocket USA, Toys/Candy Cubicle signs, big key wacky wind ups, Inc.
chairman and managing partner of Gemmy Development Company Ltd.
Previously, Densing, publisher of Medical World News, and was to privately held corporations, Playtime Entertai Officer, comes to iCelebrate from Gemmy Industries Corporation.
Her designs are featured in the first show of "The Gemmy Awards" -- a series of half-hour programs hosted by Gary Collins and Mary Ann Mobley which highlight jewelry included in "The Gemmys" collection at Service Merchandise.
The national retailer has introduced a line of fine jewelry called "The Gemmys," giving this product category a sparkling new image.