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MAP

 
mean arterial pressure.

MAP

(map),
Abbreviation for morning-after pill.

map

(map),
A representation of a region or structure, for example, of a stretch of DNA.

MAP

mean arterial pressure.

map

(map) a two-dimensional graphic representation of arrangement in space.
cytogenetic map , cytologic map a gene map giving the position of gene loci relative to chromosome bands.
fate map  a plan of a blastula or other early stage of an embryo, showing areas of prospective significance in normal development.
gene map  one showing the positions of genetic loci on the chromosomes and usually giving some indication of the distance between loci.
genetic map , linkage map a gene map giving the relative locations of genetic markers, based on recombination frequencies.
physical map  a gene map showing the locations of genetic markers along with the physical distances between them.
restriction map  a physical map indicating restriction enzyme cleavage sites.
transduction map  in bacterial genetics, a gene map giving distances between loci based on relative cotransduction frequencies.

map

(măp)
n.
Genetics A genetic map.
tr.v. mapped, mapping, maps
Genetics To locate (a gene or DNA sequence) in a specific region of a chromosome in relation to known genes or DNA sequences.

map′pa·ble adj.
map′per n.

MAP

1 abbreviation for medical aid post.
2 abbreviation for mean arterial pressure.

MAP

Abbreviation for:
magnesium ammonium phosphate
malignant atrophic papulosis
management action plan (Medspeak-UK)
mandibular angle plane
maturation-activated protein
maximum aerobic power
mean airway pressure
mean arterial pressure
mean aortic pressure
medical advantage plan
Medical Aid for Palestinians
medical aid post (military medicine)
medical assessment process
medical assistance plan
medical assistance program
medical audit programme
medically assisted procreation
Medicare Advocacy Project
Medication Access Program
medication administration record (see there)
medicinal and aromatic plant
megaloblastic anaemia of pregnancy
melphalan, adriamycin, prednisone (oncology)
membrane-associated protein
memory allocation map
mercapturic acid pathway
mesenteric arterial pressure
metaaminophenol
metaaminopyrimethamine
microtubule-associated protein(s)
microwave-assisted process
mitogen-activated protein
modular assembly prosthesis (orthopaedics)
monoclonal antibody production
monophasic action potential (cardiology)
morbidity and performance assessment
mouse antibody production
muscle action potential (neurology)
Mycobacterium avium ssp paratuberculosis

MAP

1. Mean airway pressure.
2. Mean arterial pressure.
4. Medical assistance program.
5. Melphalan, adriamycin, prednisone-oncology.
6. Modular assembly prosthesis-orthopedics.
7. Monoclonal antibody production.
8. Monophasic action potential-neurology.
9. Muscle action potential-neurology.

map

(map)
A representation of a region or structure; e.g., of a stretch of DNA.

map

(map)
A representation of a region or structure, e.g., of a stretch of DNA.

map,

n a drawing or diagram, to scale, of a surface object.

MAP

1. magnesium-ammonium-phosphate; a type of urolith.
2. microtubule-associated protein. See microtubule.
References in classic literature ?
Years and years after their claim had passed out of the public memory, the Pyncheons were accustomed to consult the Colonel's ancient map, which had been projected while Waldo County was still an unbroken wilderness.
The teacher's desk and chair stood on a platform in one corner; there was an uncouth stove, never blackened oftener than once a year, a map of the United States, two blackboards, a ten-quart tin pail of water and long-handled dipper on a corner shelf, and wooden desks and benches for the scholars, who only numbered twenty in Rebecca's time.
Millcote, - shire; I brushed up my recollections of the map of England, yes, I saw it; both the shire and the town.
I made several attempts to get out of their way - such as standing on a chair to look at a map on the other side of the room, and poring over the columns of a Kentish newspaper - but they always attracted me back again; and whenever I looked towards those two red suns, I was sure to find them, either just rising or just setting.
The doctor opened the seals with great care, and there fell out the map of an island, with latitude and longitude, soundings, names of hills and bays and inlets, and every particular that would be needed to bring a ship to a safe anchorage upon its shores.
It is in length three GLOMGLUNGS (which make about fifty-four English miles,) and two and a half in breadth; as I measured it myself in the royal map made by the king's order, which was laid on the ground on purpose for me, and extended a hundred feet: I paced the diameter and circumference several times barefoot, and, computing by the scale, measured it pretty exactly.
Can you not draw me a rough map of the country we must traverse, Dejah Thoris?
I was not able to light on any map or work giving the exact locality of the Castle Dracula, as there are no maps of this country as yet to compare with our own Ordance Survey Maps; but I found that Bistritz, the post town named by Count Dracula, is a fairly well-known place.
with a current in it"--see illustrations and map near the end of bks.
And meanwhile, Baron, I'll just show you a most interesting map we have--of Outland, and Fairyland, and that sort of thing.
He had bought a large map representing the sea, Without the least vestige of land: And the crew were much pleased when they found it to be A map they could all understand.
As there appears to be a spirit of research abroad in respect to our aboriginal antiquities, we would suggest, as a worthy object of enterprise, a map, or maps, of every part of our country, giving the Indian names wherever they could be ascertained.