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AK

Abbreviation for:
above knee
acne keloidalis
actinic keratosis
activated killer
adenosine kinase
adenylate kinase
Alternaria kikuchiana
anterior kidney
applied kinesiology
arginine kinase
artificial kidney
aspartate kinase

AK

1. Above-the-knee.
2. Actinic keratosis.

AK

above the knee. The term is used to refer to the site of an amputation of a lower extremity.

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Mendenhall Glacier, though not as massive as some of the glaciers in this part of Alaska (it's about 18 square miles), lies just a few miles northwest of town.
This is a true story of the Bernhardt's rediscovery of their love for Alaska and their family.
But while fourth-grade science may have taught that dilution is the solution to pollution, that's not necessarily the case in Southeast Alaska.
Within seconds, another reporter was on the line asking about an Alaska plane in the water even as flight operations called to confirm the apparent fate of Flight 261.
Alaska law provides that trust assets are not subject to claims unless the original transfer was intended to defraud known creditors or cause the grantor insolvency.
The ban creates a hardship for hunters, who must now spend time and money traveling by air to remote areas in the north to find game, says Oliver Burris, a wildlife biologist and former president of the Alaska Outdoor Council.
It's a time to heal," Mike Barton, Alaska Region forester for the Forest Service, wearily told AMERICAN FORESTS earlier this year.
Providence's achievement reflects our commitment to working with doctors and hospitals that meet clinically validated quality standards and deliver better outcomes in patient care," says Eric Wall, MD Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alaska regional medical director.
The Alaska Highway stretches from Dawson Creek to Whitehorse, Yukon Territory.
The same goes for motels, according to Jean Ouderkirk, a road trip travel agent who helps plan Alaska trips.
Southeast Alaska is extremely important to the state's economy," said Sheldon Fisher, ACS senior vice president of sales and service.
Center, Alaska 261, we are, uh, in a dive here,'' said the trembling voice from the cockpit, which the FAA did not identify.