LOA

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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.
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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
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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.
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LOA

Abbreviation for loss of attachment.
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