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NEC

Abbreviation for:
necrotising enterocolitis
necrosis
neuroendocrine carcinoma
neuroendocrine cell
nonesterified cholesterol
not elsewhere classified 
Nursing Ethics Committee

NEC

Symbol for
2. Nonesterified cholesterol.

Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC)

A disorder in newborns caused by bacterial or viral invasion of vulnerable intestinal tissues.
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NEC Research Institute, founded in 1988 and based in Princeton, New Jersey, conducts basic research in computer and physical sciences.
The NEC Research Institute is also involved in internet meta-search engines, scalable cluster computing, distributed languages and systems and quantum cryptography.
Kenn Fasanella, senior engineering associate and senior model maker at the NEC Research Institute, supports approximately 20 researchers.
Lee Giles of the NEC Research Institute in Princeton, N.J., report in the April 3 Science.
Logistello was developed by Michael Buro, now at the NEC Research Institute in Princeton, N.J.
By feeding that information into a computer model of Limulus' lateral eye, they have simulated at least part of the horseshoe crab's neural code for vision.Thinking along similar lines, Fred Rieke of Stanford University and William Bialek of the NEC Research Institute in Princeton, N.J., have been tracking the neural encoding that occurs when a bullfrog hears the nearby croaking of its fellow lily pad dwellers.
At the NEC Research Institute in Princeton, N.J., mathematician Warren D.