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cha·os

(kā-os),
1. State of such total disorganization that it has no constructive predicates.
2. A state in which no causal relationships are operating.
[G., primeval formless void]

CHAOS

Abbreviation for:
Cambridge Heart Antioxidant Study
can’t handle another overwhelming situation
chief has arrived on the scene (Medspeak-UK)
common hierarchical access object system
congenital high-airway obstruction syndrome

CHAOS

Cambridge Heart Anti-Oxidant Study Cardiology An on-going study that concluded that vitamin E supplements ↓ the risk of acute MI in Pts with known CAD. See Angina, Coronary artery disease, Silent ischemia.
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Alstom will work with Aston's Non-Linearity and Complexity Research Group, which has a long-established reputation in the analysis of complex data and systems using various techniques including methods adopted from statistical physics.
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