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LOA

 
left occipitoanterior (position of the fetus).

Loa

 [lo´ah]
a genus of filarial nematodes.
Loa lo´a a threadlike species found in West Africa, 2–5 cm (1–2 in) long, that inhabits the subcutaneous connective tissue of the body, which it traverses freely (see loiasis). It is seen especially about the orbit, including under the conjunctiva, causing itching and occasionally edematous swellings. The immature forms, or microfilariae, are diurnal, being found in the peripheral circulation in greatest concentrations during the day. Flies of the genus Chrysops are the intermediate hosts and vectors.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

LOA

Abbreviation for left occipitoanterior position.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

LOA

Abbreviation for:
Leber optic atrophy
left occiput anterior
letter of agreement  
level of activity
linoleic acid
loosening of association
loss of attachment
lysis of adhesions
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

LOA

Abbrev. for left occipitoanterior, a common position of the fetus in the womb, with the head down and the back of the head pointing to the front and a little to the left.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

LOA

Abbreviation for loss of attachment.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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In an obvious transgression of the Western detective genre, LaBas does not depend solely on scientific reason or concrete evidence to explain away mystery; to the contrary, he preaches turning "to mystery, to wonderment," or in the Voodoo tradition, to the loas. (3) LaBas's very name, in fact, is taken from the African deity Legba and his Haitian incarnation PaPa Legba, a trickster figure who mediates between the spiritual and material worlds.
The loas are living Gods and Goddesses who have the ability to travel through the ritual doorway between the spiritual and secular realms.
Specifically, RMO 57-2016 required the submission to Dulay for special revalidation of all outstanding LOAs for which no preliminary assessments/final assessments have been issued or no cases have been filed with the Department of Justice or the courts as of June 30, 2016.
SAMM C6.3.8 says that the purchaser may request performance warranties, which are provided and paid for on the LOA as a defense service.
Finally, a word about circularity: The above discussion should make it clear that the identified speakers, the recognized loas, or generally all detected causes of symptoms in this framework are somehow assumed to preexist.
* If the purchaser were to request an LOA, it could be provided, considering clearances such as Congressional Notification or disclosure approval
The curriculum provides an overview of the FMS process, provisions of the MTCR, discussion of the categories of controlled items, roles and responsibilities of Department of State, Commerce and Defense, and the process for reviewing LOAs to ensure accurate MTCR reporting.