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ABS

Abbreviation for:
abdominal muscles
abdominal surgery
able-bodied subjects
absent
absorption
acid-base status
acute bacterial sinusitis
acute-brain syndrome
Adaptive Behaviour Scale (Medspeak-UK)
admitting blood sugar
Adult Basic Skills (Medspeak-UK)
ageing-brain syndrome
amniotic-band sequence
amniotic-band syndrome
arterial blood sampling
at bed side
autonomous biological system
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abs

Abbreviation for absolute.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

abs

A colloquial term for the rectus abdominis muscles.
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The underwriter is the entity that assumes responsibility for structuring the asset-backed security (for example, designing the composition of tranches, and the size and type of credit and liquidity enhancements) based on the characteristics of the collateral and existing market conditions.
Furthermore, because securitization also involves cash-flow partitioning and credit enhancement, the asset-backed security is more than a basket of bank loans.