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(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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While the entire Reef is not affected by the crown-of-thorns starfish, a population explosion of this venomous invertebrate has occurred between Cairns and Lizard Island in recent years.
Most known starfish species possess a compound eye at the tip of each arm, which, except for the lack of true optics, resembles arthropod compound eye.
Whilst seeing stranded starfish on the beach can be distressing, such situations are not uncommon around the coast of Britain.
Starfish and mussels were collected monthly during neap tides between April 2006 and May 2008 using two methods.
Under her direction, Human Kinetics' Aquatic Division will develop a "blended" StarGuard course, which includes an online portion followed by in-water training at a Starfish training center.
He added: "It's pretty simple really - we get the starfish that are washed up on the decks of fishing boats and take them to our aquarium.
Among leading Starfish Oils products are aroma body oils and handmade soaps in the Sweet Jamaica line, which contains sweet orange, vanilla and nutmeg ingredients.
Leave the goddamn starfish out of your gratuitous marketing campaign.
Starfish mobile data synchronization technology gives wireless operators, mobile device manufacturers, IT managers and enterprise software developers the power to successfully synchronize mobile data stores and devices, even in complex sequences, such as when records are updated while the synchronization is being performed.
Designed for budget-conscious singles, couples and families, Starfish Resorts will adhere to SuperClubs' famed pre-paid, all-inclusive vacation concept, but will be marketed under the SuperClubs brand, Issa said.
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