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star

(star),
Any stellate or star-shaped structure.
See also: aster, astrosphere, stella, stellula.
[A.S. steorra]

STAR

Abbreviation for:
Scandinavian Total Ankle Replacement
Short-Term Assessment and Rehabilitation team 
signal transduction and activation of RNA
Special Targeted, Abbreviated Review
Specialty Training and Advanced Research
staged abdominal repair
Staphylokinase Recombinant Trial
Start Talking About Recovery
steroidogenic acute regulatory protein 
Study of Tamoxifen and Raloxifene
Systems Test for Alternative Reimbursement

STAR

Oncology A 5-yr clinical study–Study of Tamoxifen And Raloxifene–to determine whether raloxifene helps prevent breast CA in ♀ and whether it has any benefits over tamoxifen–Nolvadex. See MORE, Raloxifene, Tamoxifen.

star

(stahr)
Any stellate structure.
See also: aster, astrosphere, stella, stellula
[A.S. steorra]

STAR,

n an acronym used in osteopathic medicine that represents “sensitivity,” “tissue texture change,” “asymmetry,” and “range of motion reduced.” STAR prompts practitioners to remember the indications of somatic dysfunction, including those associated with myofascial trigger points.

STAR

see cornell STAR accelerated lambing system.

star

a color marking in a horse's coat consisting of a white spot in the center of the forehead; just a few white hairs is sometimes called a flame.
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Seeing stars of all sizes so close together provides an extraordinary opportunity to study star formation in all its variety, says Massimo Robberto of the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore.
The researchers base their findings on infrared and radio wave observations of a clump of budding stars in W3.
New studies using Spitzer confirm that the inner portion of primordial disks usually dissipates 2 million to 3 million years after the star starts shining.
Follow-up spectra taken at the European Southern Observatory in Paranal, Chile, and the near-infrared Subaru Telescope atop Mauna Kea in Hawaii revealed that the star contains only 1/250,000 the abundance of iron as does the sun.
How massive a star can become indicates how quickly a critical chemical-enrichment process proceeds.
The team discovered the star systems--2 triplets, 3 pairs, and 15 single stars--using a telescope at the Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory near La Serena, Chile.