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A

 

A

 
absorbance, activity (radioactivity), area, mass number.

ā

 (L.)
an´te (before).

α

 
alpha, the first letter of the Greek alphabet, often used to indicate the first member of a series, such as the α chain of hemoglobin. See also terms beginning alpha.

A

1. Abbreviation for ampere; adenine; alanine; alanyl.
2. As a subscript, refers to alveolar gas.
3. Symbol (usually capitalized italic, A) for absorbance.
4. Symbol for adenosine or adenylic acid in polynucleotides; alanine or alanyl in polypeptides.
5. First substrate in a multisubstrate enzyme-catalyzed reaction.

A


a

1. Abbreviation for total acidity; ante; area; asymmetric; auris; artery; arteria [TA].
2. Symbol for atto-.
3. As a subscript, refers to systemic arterial blood.

a

A

accommodation; adenine or adenosine; alanine; ampere; anode; anterior.

A

/A / absorbance; activity (3); area; mass number.

Å

angstrom.

a

accommodation; atto-.

a

/a / activity (2).

A

abbr.
1. adenine
2. ampere
3. or Å angstrom
4. area

A/D

1 abbreviation for analog-to-digital. See analog-to-digital converter.
2 abbreviation for anodal duration.
3 abbreviation for average deviation.

A, α

See alpha.

a

Abbreviation for:
absorptivity
acceleration
chemical activity
arterial blood gas
atto-

A

Abbreviation for:
abnormal
absorbance
accessory
acetum
actin
Actinomyces
adenine
adenosine
admittance Electricity
adrenaline
adriamycin
agar
akinetic
alanine
albino guinea pig
alcohol
allele
allergist
allergy
alternating current
alveolar gas
ampere
amphetamine
anaphylaxis
Angstrom
animal
anion
annealing
anterior
antigen
antinuclear antibody (ANA is more commonly used)
aqueous
area
arterial
arteriolar
asbestos
asparagine
atrial
atrium
assist
atropine
auricular
auris (ear)
axis
a regional street term for LSD ONDCP
mass number
radioactivity

A

Symbol for:
1. Actin.
2. Adenine.
3. Adrenaline.
4. Adriamycin.
5. Alanine.
6. Ampere.
7. Amphetamine.
8. Anaphylaxis.
9. Angstrom.
10. Anion.
11. Anterior.
12. Aqueous.
13. Area.
14. Asparagine.
15. Atrium.
16. Auricular.
17. Axis.

a

Symbol for:
1. Absorptivity.
2. Acceleration.
3. Chemical activity.
4. Arterial blood gas.
5. atto-.

°A

Abbreviation for degree absolute; replaced by K (kelvin).

A

Abbreviation for alveolar ventilation

A

Abbreviation for absolute; adenine; alanine; ampere.

A

Abbreviation for Helmholtz energy.

a

Abbreviation for absorptivity.

a

Abbreviation for specific absorption coefficient.

A

abbrev.
  1. ABSORBANCE.
  2. the nitrogenous base ADENINE in NUCLEIC ACIDS.
  3. ALANINE.
  4. ANGSTROM.

Å

abbrev. ANGSTROM.

A,

adj See alveolar.

a,

adj See arterial.

A

Abbreviation for alanine; ampere.

Ā

Abbreviation for anion.

A

accommodation; adenine; ampere; anode (anodal); anterior; axial; mass number.

Å

angstrom.
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It's often nice to think we are mutating properly, or that we can use our apostrophes correctly in English, or that we know where to place our acute and grave accents in French, but the important thing with Welsh is to speak it as and when you can - that is all that speakers of the other languages do - and they seem to be quite healthy
True to his conviction that Love is music, Casoni deployed rhetorico-musical vocabulary to amorous ends in his own poetry, to wit: "After sweet singing, / If you breathe calmly, / Acute and grave accents, / Musical sighs, / Imitations, rhythms, and songs / Learn to repeat [what is said by] amorous souls.
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