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 (Co) [ko´bawlt]
a chemical element, atomic number 27, atomic weight 58.933. (See Appendix 6.)
cobalt 57 a radioisotope of cobalt, atomic mass 57, having a half-life of 270 days; used as a label for cyanocobalamin. Symbol 57Co.
cobalt 60 a radioisotope of cobalt, atomic mass 60, having a half-life of 5.27 years and a principal gamma ray energy of 1.33 MeV; used as a radiation therapy source. Symbol 60Co.

conscientious objection

an appeal to conscience in refusing to do, or seeking exemption from, acts that threaten a person's sense of integrity. Patients as well as physicians and nurses may appeal to conscience in refusing treatment or procedures. Called also conscientious refusal.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.


Symbol for carbon monoxide.


Symbol for cobalt; coccygeal; coenzyme.
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Abbreviation for:
C oxidase
cabinet office (Medspeak-UK)
capital out-turn (Medspeak-UK)
cardiac output
casualty officer
Certified Orthotist
cervical orthosis
chief officer (Medspeak-UK)
childhood onset
cholesterol oxidase
coconut oil
complains of (Medspeak-UK)
complete occlusion
contract officer
coronary occlusion
course organiser (Medspeak-UK)
cumulus oophorus
cytochrome oxidase
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Abbreviation for carbon monoxide; cardiac output; certified orthotist.


Symbol for cobalt;abbreviation for coccygeal
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012


Abbreviation for carbon monoxide.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012

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The planning section in the command post organized a schedule of uniformed officers drawn from the Colorado State Patrol and surrounding municipal police forces to provide a more visible presence at key security points.
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The Colorado RST and the Colorado Z71 Trail Runner are to arrive at United States dealerships in early 2019.
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Thanks to the $1 Million Incentive Fund from Community First Foundation and FirstBank, your donation goes further on Colorado Gives Day.
13 June 2017 - Colorado, US-based insurance provider Melody Health Insurance has finalised the acquisition of Colorado, US-based Colorado Choice Health Plans to rebrand as healthcare management company Friday Health Plans, the company said.
PUBLIC HEALTH students in Colorado celebrated this year's National Public Health Week with a variety of events on campuses across the state and debuted a new online tool that illustrates the connections between the environment, public health and community development.

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