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cap

 [kap]
1. a covering.
2. a maximum budgetary limit.
cervical cap a contraceptive device similar to the diaphragm but much smaller, consisting of a cup that fits directly over the cervix. It is only 60 per cent effective for women who have already given birth.
 The cervical cap is inserted much like the diaphragm. The woman should check to be certain that it is placed over the cervix. From McKinney et al., 2000.
cradle cap an oily yellowish crust that sometimes appears on the scalp of an infant, caused by excessive secretion by the sebaceous glands in the scalp. Treatment of mild cases consists of daily shampoo with mild soap. It can be loosened with an application of mineral oil or baby oil prior to shampooing. Called also milk crust and crusta lactea.

CAP

(kap),

cap

(kap),
1. Any concave anatomic structure with the appearance or function of a close-fitting cover.
2. A protective covering for an incomplete tooth.
3. Colloquialism for restoration of the coronal part of a natural tooth by means of an artificial crown.
4. A stage of odontogenesis.
5. The nucleotide structure found at the 5'-terminus of many eukaryotic messenger RNAs, consisting of a 7-methylguanosine connected, through its 5'-hydroxyl group, by a triphosphate group to the 5'-hydroxyl group of the first nucleoside encoded by the DNA; usually symbolized as m7G5'ppp5'N, where N is nucleoside number 1 in the transcribed mRNA and is itself often methylated; the cap is added posttranscriptionally.
6. A cluster of aggregated proteins on the surface of a cell.

cap

Abbreviation for capsule.

CAP

Abbreviation for:
calcium phosphate
calcium-to-phosphorus (ratio)
camptodactyly arthropathy pericarditis
Canadian Association of Pathologists
cancer of prostate
capillaries
capitation
capsaicin
capsule
captopril
caput
carbamyl phosphate
carcinoma of prostate
catabolite activator protein
cationic activator protein
cell attachment protein
Center Accreditation Project
child abuse potential
children of alcoholic parents
chloramphenicol
cholesteric analysis profile test
chronic alcoholic pancreatitis
chronic apical periodontitis
clathrin-associated protein
client assistance program
clinical articulation profile (speech)
College of American Pathologists
common assurance process (Medspeak-UK)
community access programme
community-acquired pneumonia
compliance aid for pharmaceuticals
compound action potential
computerised automated psychophysiological device
corrective action plan (Medspeak-UK)
cost alocation procedure
Council on Alcohol Policy
criteria air pollutant
cyclase-activating protein
cyclic AMP
cyclophosphamide, Adriamycin, prednisone
cystine aminopeptidase
cystylaminopeptidase

CAP

1. College of American Pathologists. See CAP inspection, CAP survey.
3. Cyclophosphamide, Adriamycin, prednisone–an oncology regimen.

cap

Dentistry A popular term for a crown, see there Gynecology See Cervical cap Managed care A limit on reimbursement for a health care service imposed by an insurance company or governmental agency. See Capitation Obstetrics See Cradle cap.

CAP

Abbreviation for catabolite (gene) activator protein.

cap

(kap)
1. Any anatomic structure that resembles a cap or cover.
2. A protective covering for an incomplete tooth.
3. Colloquialism for restoration of the coronal part of a natural tooth by means of an artificial crown.
4. The nucleotide structure found at the 5' terminus of many eukaryotic messenger RNAs.

cap

(kap)
1. A protective covering for an incomplete tooth.
2. Colloquialism for restoration of the coronal part of a natural tooth with an artificial crown.
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(3.) Koning, N., "Agriculture, Development and International Trade: Lessons to be Learned from the Common Agricultural Policy of the European Union", paper at the Forum on Food Sovereignty, Niamey, 7-10 November 2006, p.
The Common Agricultural Policy swallows more than 40 per cent of Europe's budget, but less than five per cent of Europe's population are employed in agriculture.
Gerard Errera accused Britain of 'clinging' to its rebate and rejected accusations that France was standing in the way of modernisation of the EU because of its determination to retain the Common Agricultural Policy
The common market has no common agricultural policy. Without one, it will be difficult to press for concessions from members of the North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta) on agricultural products.
The authors also criticize the Common Agricultural Policy which succeeded in making Europe self-sufficient in food production, but increased the prices for consumers and caused serious overproduction.
The Common Agricultural Policy has got to go in its present form.''
Czech Agriculture Minister Miroslav Toman and his Finnish counterpart and current EU Council chairman Jarmila Leppa spoke about the priorities of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) and establishing closer cooperation in its preparation at bilateral talks.
The Common Agricultural Policy (Cap) reform measures from 2015, allow opportunities to support young farmers and new entrants through Pillar 1 payments but also critical are the decisions the minister will make about the Rural Development Plan for Wales."
The interested stakeholders will have until 12 November to express their views on the effectiveness of the existing measures, within the context of the recent reform of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).
There are opportunities for specific aid programmes under Article 126 of the Common Agricultural Policy's Pillar 2, applicable for the "restoration of agricultural production potential" in the case of hazardous events like forest fires, Ciolos explained.
Bulgaria is raising serious objections against the changes of EU's Common Agricultural Policy which the European Commission has proposed as of 2014, Agriculture Minister Miroslav Naydenov announced.

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