NMD


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NMD

Neuromuscular disease, see there.

neuronal migration disorder

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NMD

Any of a group of rare neurological disorders in which embryological development of the central nervous system is flawed, resulting in structural abnormalities of the brain. Developmental delays, mental retardation, movement and muscle disorders, and seizures are common consequences. Specific diseases include agyria, lissencephaly, microgyria, and porencephaly.
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At each visit BAD, FMD, and NMD were measured by ultrasound according to standardized protocols.
Thus, Lou and colleagues identified for the first time a molecular circuit in which NMD acts to drive a normal biological response.
NO to new NMD bases in Poland and the Czech Republic and to space militarization everywhere.
NMD has a tremendous amount of momentum and it will be difficult to prevent it from being implemented.
NMD officials travelling in a convoy of four cars with the inspectors retrieved the victims and administered first aid, it said.
This entailed the recognition of a disconnect between the timelines for an NMD deployment in Alaska and the time necessary to negotiate changes to the ABM Treaty that would allow such a deployment.
Michael O'Hanlon, a senior fellow in foreign policy at the Brookings Institution, takes the lead by looking at the ramifications of NMD deployment on U.
efforts to develop a National Missile Defense (NMD) system is driving China to increase the quantity and quality of its nuclear arsenal so it can penetrate the NMD net, Ball said.
Applying the "do no harm" principle to NMD and its likely impact on the continuing, though now relatively stable, Russian/American nuclear standoff, is not encouraging.
A midcourse NMD system (one that attempts to intercept missile warheads as they fall through outer space) of the sort proposed for deployment in Alaska is the most technically mature option and would probably work well enough against emerging ICBM threats to justify limited deployment, assuming that the threat materializes.
BMDO "is trying very hard" to execute President Bush's NMD Program, "as best we understand it right now," Kadish said.
President's firm stance on a rapid development schedule has led to agreement with Russia on a framework for negotiating the NMD issue.