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LAO

Abbreviation for left anterior oblique projection, used in chest radiography, especially to assess the size of the left atrium and ventricle.

LAO

left anterior oblique position.
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Hillary Clinton, the US secretary of state, met Thongloun Sisoulith, the Laotian foreign minister, in Washington on Tuesday.
The Laotian official said Han probably meant to say that ''if North Korea had intended to strike the Cheonan, then it would have fired not one torpedo but several.
At a press conference in central London, he said: "It's absolutely no coincidence that yesterday the Laotians announced that they were moving her trial up probably by a year to next week.
At the same time, the model-minority image occludes the severe social class disadvantages and conditions of the Laotian community described below.
The major market will be Thailand, because the Laotian market is very small," adds Srisakda, the Laotian director.
The Laotian rock rat's family, they claimed, belongs within the Hystrieognathi group, which includes guinea pigs, chinchillas, and porcupines.
Lots of Laotian recipes are similar to those of their neighbors in Thailand, but spicing is different.
Siphandone and his colleagues were shocked in 1999 when some 30 pro-democracy Laotian students planned a public demonstration in Vientiane, the first such protest since the Pathet Lao came to power.
Word was getting out about the pristine beauty and peace of Luang Prabang, a tiny ancient city on a peninsula in the Mekong and the center of Laotian Buddhism.
Laos and Cuba, two of the world's few remaining communist states, have agreed to boost bilateral ties during recent talks in the Laotian capital of Vientiane.
After a reasonably comfortable stint in Laotian POW camps, the three flyers establish themselves in a remote mountain village and deal in the exportation of heroin and rubies.