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mass

 [mas]
1. a lump or collection of cohering particles.
2. that characteristic of matter that gives it inertia. Symbol m.
atomic mass atomic weight; see also atomic mass unit.
inner cell mass an internal cluster of cells at the embryonic pole of the blastocyst which develops into the body of the embryo.
lean body mass that part of the body including all its components except neutral storage lipid; in essence, the fat-free mass of the body.
relative molecular mass technically preferable term for molecular weight.

MASS

(mas),
Acronym for mitral valve prolapse, aortic anomalies, skeletal changes, and skin changes. See: MASS syndrome.

mass (m),

(mas),
1. A lump or aggregation of coherent material. Synonym(s): massa [TA]
2. pharmacotherapy a soft solid preparation containing an active medicinal agent of such consistency that it can be divided into small pieces and rolled into pills.
3. One of the seven fundamental quantities in the SI; its unit is the kilogram, defined as the mass of the international prototype of the kilogram, which is made of platinum-iridium and maintained at the International Bureau of Weights and Measures.
4. The quantity of matter in a body or substance.
5. In pulmonary radiology, a lung or pleural lesion larger than 30 mm in diameter, as inferred from an opacity on the x-ray image; most often a neoplasm.
6. Commonly used as a synonym for tumor or neoplasm.
[L. massa, a doughlike mass]

massa

/mas·sa/ (mas´ah) pl. mas´sae   [L.] mass (1).

massa

Mass, as in a structured cohesive tissue aggregate.

MASS

(măs)
1. An acronym proposed by the American Medical Association, to assist in triage in mass-casualty incidents. The components of the acronym are M for move, A for assess, S for sort, and S for send.
2. An acronym for syndrome manifesting mitral valve prolapse, aortic anomalies, skeletal changes, and skin changes.

mass

(mas)
1. A lump or aggregation of coherent material.
2. pharmacy A soft but solid preparation containing an active medicinal agent, of such consistency that it can be divided into small pieces and rolled into pills.
3. One of the seven fundamental quantities in the SI; its unit is the kilogram (kg), defined as the mass of the international prototype of the kilogram, which is made of platinum-iridium and kept at the International Bureau of Weights and Measures.
Synonym(s): massa.
[L. massa, a doughlike mass]

massa

pl. massae [L.] mass (1).
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I'm very professional and I've showed throughout my career how professional I am," said Massa.
Massa promised to vote no on the President's health care plan.
When Hamilton turned, Massa twice slapped him on the right shoulder in a sarcastic congratulatory manner, giving him a thumbs-up sign before snapping: "Good job huh.
FELIPE MASSA heads into tomorrow's European Grand Prix spurred on by a number of positive comments as he battles his way through a tough season.
The 5-1 shot from Ladbrokes follows their latest clash in India 11 days ago, their sixth of the season, that resulted in Massa being given a drive-through penalty.
Massa had insisted that he did nothing wrong after the warring duo clashed for the sixth time this season at Greater Noida's Buddh International Circuit.
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