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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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The Coast Starlight runs on track owned by Union Pacific, and UP's freight trains often take priority.
uk, call (0207) 262 2881, or write to Starlight Children's Foundation, Macmillan House, Paddington Station, London, W21HD.
During three of the planet's transits, the team found that starlight was dimmed by 15 percent at an ultraviolet wave-length absorbed by hydrogen atoms.
This therapy comes in the form of hospital parties, outings and Starlight Fun Centres - mobile entertainment units.
Starlight Home Cinema specializes in movie projection, but can also host video game nights, sporting event viewings, birthday parties, and more.
The eightmile Starlight Stroll starts at 10pm on Saturday July 2 from University of Birmingham, in Edgbaston, at 10pm, to raise at least pounds 50,000 for the hospice.
With more than 500 guests from the New York real estate, sports and business communities in attendance, the evening honored New York Rangers' legend Rod Gilbert and former New York Knicks' star Allan Houston in the Starlight Hall of Fame.
In addition, the city will expand its Starlight concert series from three free concerts to six.
We would also like to spread the word about our Starlight Challenge, which runs from February 20 to March 20 and encourages people to take part in sponsored fitness and exercise events to raise money for the charity.
Soon after that discovery, Charbonneau, Brown, and another group of astronomers examined the star to see if its planet would periodically block some of the starlight.