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alkaline phosphatase test (ALP)

a blood test used to determine a variety of liver and bone disorders such as extrahepatic and intrahepatic obstructive biliary disease, cirrhosis, hepatic tumors, hepatotoxic drugs, hepatitis, osteoblastic metastatic tumors, Paget's disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and hyperparathyroidism.

ambulance loading post

A point in the forward combat area where sick and wounded personnel are loaded into ambulances for transportation to a clearing station or a hospital.


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Then there is the events of recent Australian Labor Party state conferences.
See Nick Dyrenfurth, Heroes and Villains: The Rise and Fall of the Early Australian Labor Party, Australian Scholarly Publishing, North Melbourne, 2011, chs 3 and 4.
The following two chapters examine the way in which the Australian Labor Party has endeavoured to come to terms with globalisation and cyberspace.
Using the prison library, which he regarded as 'one of the strongest features of the place' to good effect, Francis (Frank) Courtenay Browne wrote a manuscript on the history of the Australian Labor Party (ALP).
A LONDON-BASED organiser for the Australian Labor Party has warned that voting Yes in the referendum on whether to change the Westminster voting system to AV would encourage "dog whistle" politics.
Australian Labor Party politician Geoff Gallop was the Premier of Western Australia from 2001 until 2006, who came to public service after a career in academia.
This will give the ruling centre-left Australian Labor Party led by Julia Gillard a two-seat majority or conservative opposition leader Tony Abbott a single-seat majority in the 150-seat House of Representatives.
Other chapter titles--'Representing Labor Women', 'Woman Organiser' and 'Grand Old Woman of Labor'--call up an Australia-wide cast of women prominent in building labour organisations and the Australian Labor Party.
Julie Gillard, 46, who was born in Barry, is Deputy Prime Minister following last months election victory for the Australian Labor Party.
The opposition Australian Labor Party has criticized the plan, saying it will only encourage refugees to come to Australia as a way to get to the United States.
The Australian Labor Party has made a commitment to ratify the Kyoto Protocol on greenhouse gas emissions if elected in the Oct.
Not only was Mannix the most influential church leader in Australia's history, but he was also an important leader of the Irish Catholic community and a pro-Irish, anti-British polemicist with wide influence; and he also emerged after the Second World War as the leading anti-Communist influence in the Catholic Church, without whom there would not have been a split in the Australian Labor Party giving rise to the emergence of the Democratic Labor Party and the decline of the unfortunately unbalanced Dr.

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