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component

 [com-po´nent]
1. a constituent element or part.
2. one part of a prosthesis system.
clinical c's the three classification schemes that make up the omaha system: the problem classification scheme arranges 40 nursing diagnoses (called client problems) into four different domains; the intervention scheme assigns nursing interventions to the client problems; and the problem rating scale for outcomes assigns ratings to describe the client's problem-specific knowledge, behavior, and status at various points in the treatment process. See Appendix on the Omaha System.
M component [Myeloma or Macroglobulinemia] structurally homogeneous protein in serum or urine appearing as a sharp spike in the beta or gamma globulin region on protein electrophoresis. The protein is in most cases a monoclonal immunoglobulin or heavy chain fragment, or a monoclonal immunoglobulin light chain or light chain fragment, either alone or with monoclonal immunoglobulin containing the same light chain. M components are characteristic of plasma cell dyscrasias.
performance c's see performance components.
plasma thromboplastin component (PTC) factor IX, one of the coagulation factors.

com·po·nent

(kom-pō'nent),
An element forming a part of the whole.
[L. com-pono, pp. -positus, to place together]

component

/com·po·nent/ (kum-po´nent)
1. a constituent element or part.
2. in neurology, a series of neurons forming a functional system for conducting the afferent and efferent impulses in the somatic and splanchnic mechanisms of the body.

M component  an abnormal monoclonal immunoglobulin occurring in the serum in plasma cell dyscrasias, formed by proliferating concentrations of immunoglobulin-producing cells.
plasma thromboplastin component  (PTC) coagulation factor IX.

component

[kəmpō′nənt]
Etymology: L, componere, to assemble
a significant part of a larger unit.

com·po·nent

(kŏm-pō'nĕnt)
An element forming a part of the whole.
[L. com-pono, pp. -positus, to place together]

com·po·nent

(kŏm-pō'nĕnt)
An element forming a part of the whole.
[L. com-pono, pp. -positus, to place together]

component(s),

n a part or element.
component, A,
component of force,
component of partial denture,
component, salivary,
n See lysozyme.
component, thromboplastic cellular (TCC),
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