residual function

residual function

Etymology: L, residuum, remainder, functio, performance
the remaining ability to function after a serious illness or injury.

residual function

The functional capacity remaining after an illness or injury.
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Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for review a supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for the use of KALYDECO (ivacaftor) in people with cystic fibrosis (CF) ages 2 and older who have one of 23 residual function mutations.
It involves the projection of the residual function onto the span of some appropriate set of basis functions, typically arising as eigenfunctions of a singular Sturm-Liouville problem.
In Pakistan much is left to international development agencies and private charities to finance social programmes consequently, social protection become a residual function of the state, and not the primary responsibility towards its citizens.
If there is significant return of renal function or if there is a single kidney with some residual function, renal sparing surgery might be suitable.
Two sources of errors that must be considered when estimating nPNA from UKM are the rebound effect and neglected residual function [22].
Mannes' piece which is entitled, "Reclaiming a Family-centered Services Reform Agenda," argues that focusing the child welfare system on child saving/safety makes it a residual function, instead of one that supports families.
Since 1 July 2012, and pursuant to the UN Security Council Resolution 1966, the Mechanism has assumed the ICTR s residual functions, including the enforcement of sentences and the potential trials of indicted fugitives.
Residual functions obtained from applying the LDO with weights calculated from all 50 benign profiles to the benign profiles were estimated.
Residual functions calculated for malignant profiles using the weight functions from the benign profiles should be significantly greater than the ones obtained for the benign profiles using the same weight functions.
The residual functions obtained from applying the LDO with weights calculated from all 50 malignant profiles to the malignant profiles were estimated via crossvalidation as done for applying benign profiles' weights on benign profiles.
Designed by Bimal Patel, the building utilises the local techniques of exposed brick construction, while the layout fragments the complex into its residual functions, bringing them together eventually in a sequence of linking terraces and courts.
residual functions maintained following a disease or injury) has also thwarted efforts at defining, clarifying and categorizing functional limitations (Granger & Gresham, 1984; Halpern & Fuhrer, 1984; Nagi, 1969, 1976; World Health Organization, 1980).