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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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Most students used this technique to create rings adorned with semiprecious stones such as opals, simulated emeralds and aquamarine.
Neuwirth is famous for setting colorful semiprecious stones in bold settings with Amy Adams, Drew Barrymore, Reese Witherspoon, and countless other celebrities wearing her jewelries.
As well as diamonds, we often work with semiprecious stones and mother of pearl.
Tanjore painting has a brilliant and jewel-like tone that its artists had created by judiciously using real gold and silver foil, precious and semiprecious stones, beads, mirrors, and powdered metals - gold in particular.
Precious and Semi-Precious Stones: Customs duty on preform precious and semiprecious stones has been reduced from 10 per cent to 2 per cent.
The commissioner added that two other mining licenses were renewed for Fourth Mining Company in respect of Precious Stones (diamonds) and Semiprecious Stones during the 2012 calendar year.
The area where the strike was carried out is in the heart of the gem-cutting industry in Brazil, which is a world leader in exporting many semiprecious stones such as topaz, aquamarine and amethyst.
These finds include ornaments made of mammoth tusks, animal teeth, ostrich eggshells, seashells and semiprecious stones.
Today, Pivar crafts rings, earrings, bracelets and necklaces in 22-karat gold, silver and precious and semiprecious stones.
The convent helps people with psychiatric problems and disabilities and houses a number of workshops in the grounds which produce candles, ceramics, pictures made of semiprecious stones, embroideries, woodwork and metalwork.
From initial and charm necklaces to crystal and semiprecious stones wrapped in mixed metals, you will love the collections.
The jewellery range includes necklaces, bangles, rings and earrings featuring semiprecious stones such as agate, yellow tiger's eye and lapis lazuli.