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grade

(grād),
1. A rank, division, or level on the scale of a value system.
2. In cancer pathology, a classification of the degree of malignancy or differentiation of tumor tissue; for example, well, moderately well, or poorly differentiated, and undifferentiated or anaplastic.
3. In exercise testing, the measurement of a vertical rise or fall as a percentage of the horizontal distance traveled.
[L. gradus, step]

grade

(grād)
n.
A stage or degree in a process.

grad′a·ble adj.

grade

Cardiology The degree of inclination of an exercise treadmill, measured in percentage. See Murmur grade Oncology The degree of differentiation of the cells in a malignant tumor; in general, the lower the grade of tumor, the slower its growth, and the better the prognosis. See Broders grade, Scharff-Bloom-Richardson grade.

grade

(grād)
1. A rank, division, or level on the scale of a value system.
2. In cancer pathology, a classification of the degree of malignancy or differentiation of tumor tissue; e.g., well, moderately well, or poorly differentiated, and undifferentiated or anaplastic.
3. exercise testing Measurement of a vertical rise or fall as a percentage of horizontal distance traveled.
[L. gradus, step]

grade

The degree of malignancy of a tumour as determined by its microscopic characteristics. Grade should not be confused with STAGE.

grade

a group of organisms having a similar level of organisation.

grade

progeny of a mating between a purebred and a crossbred animal.

grade up
when an animal of inferior breeding and quality is bred to one of much superior standing.
USDA yield grade
measurements of cattle and lamb carcass cutability categorized into numerical categories with 1 being the leanest and having the highest percentage of boneless, closely trimmed retail cuts.

Patient discussion about grade

Q. is there any way to grade and categorized the toughness of each kind of Autism?

A. evaluation of autism is a complicated job. here are pamphlets that will give you an idea:
http://ucf-card.org/uploads/factsheets/1187632533_eng.pdf
http://ucf-card.org/uploads/factsheets/1193920751_eng.pdf

Q. how do i grade the severeness of my asthma? is there like a common scale for it?

A. Yes, it's graded according to the frequency of the day-time (from 2 days in a week to continuous symptoms) and night time (from 2 nights per month to every night) symptoms. The more frequent the disease, the more aggressive the treatment is.

You may read more here:
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/dci/Diseases/Asthma/Asthma_WhatIs.html

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