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grade

(grād),
1. A rank, division, or level on the scale of a value system.
2. In cancer pathology, a classification of the degree of malignancy or differentiation of tumor tissue; for example, well, moderately well, or poorly differentiated, and undifferentiated or anaplastic.
3. In exercise testing, the measurement of a vertical rise or fall as a percentage of the horizontal distance traveled.
[L. gradus, step]

grade

(grād)
n.
A stage or degree in a process.

grad′a·ble adj.

grade

Cardiology The degree of inclination of an exercise treadmill, measured in percentage. See Murmur grade Oncology The degree of differentiation of the cells in a malignant tumor; in general, the lower the grade of tumor, the slower its growth, and the better the prognosis. See Broders grade, Scharff-Bloom-Richardson grade.

grade

(grād)
1. A rank, division, or level on the scale of a value system.
2. In cancer pathology, a classification of the degree of malignancy or differentiation of tumor tissue; e.g., well, moderately well, or poorly differentiated, and undifferentiated or anaplastic.
3. exercise testing Measurement of a vertical rise or fall as a percentage of horizontal distance traveled.
[L. gradus, step]

grade

The degree of malignancy of a tumour as determined by its microscopic characteristics. Grade should not be confused with STAGE.

grade

a group of organisms having a similar level of organisation.

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Q. is there any way to grade and categorized the toughness of each kind of Autism?

A. evaluation of autism is a complicated job. here are pamphlets that will give you an idea:
http://ucf-card.org/uploads/factsheets/1187632533_eng.pdf
http://ucf-card.org/uploads/factsheets/1193920751_eng.pdf

Q. how do i grade the severeness of my asthma? is there like a common scale for it?

A. Yes, it's graded according to the frequency of the day-time (from 2 days in a week to continuous symptoms) and night time (from 2 nights per month to every night) symptoms. The more frequent the disease, the more aggressive the treatment is.

You may read more here:
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/dci/Diseases/Asthma/Asthma_WhatIs.html

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