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star

(star),
Any stellate or star-shaped structure.
See also: aster, astrosphere, stella, stellula.
[A.S. steorra]
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STAR

Abbreviation for:
Scandinavian Total Ankle Replacement
Short-Term Assessment and Rehabilitation team 
signal transduction and activation of RNA
Special Targeted, Abbreviated Review
Specialty Training and Advanced Research
staged abdominal repair
Staphylokinase Recombinant Trial
Start Talking About Recovery
steroidogenic acute regulatory protein 
Study of Tamoxifen and Raloxifene
Systems Test for Alternative Reimbursement
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STAR

Oncology A 5-yr clinical study–Study of Tamoxifen And Raloxifene–to determine whether raloxifene helps prevent breast CA in ♀ and whether it has any benefits over tamoxifen–Nolvadex. See MORE, Raloxifene, Tamoxifen.
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star

(stahr)
Any stellate structure.
See also: aster, astrosphere, stella, stellula
[A.S. steorra]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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The age of the previous oldest star, HE 1523-0901, was worked out in 2007.
THE oldest stars in the universe were created from gas clouds a thousand times bigger than any seen in our galaxy, scientists claimed yesterday.
[USA], Nov 21 ( ANI ): A team of astronomers has discovered some of the oldest stars in our Milky Way.
As expected, the Milky Way's oldest stars reside in the center of the galaxy, while the youngest generation lives in the distant suburbs.
Anna Frebel; SEARCHING FOR THE OLDEST STARS; Princeton University Press (Nonfiction: Science) 29.95 ISBN: 9780691165066
According to a study it is low in heavy elements suggesting it to be one of the oldest stars known so far.
"The Pleiades are among the oldest stars to be mentioned in astronomical literature, possibly first appearing in Chinese annals of 2357 BC.
Globular clusters contain some of the oldest stars in the universe at 14 billion years old.
Hundreds of onlookers lined the streets to catch a glimpse of some of Hollywood's oldest stars, including Mickey Rooney and Kirk Douglas, being dispensed from a fleet of blacked-out limousines before the ceremony in New York's Marble Collegiate Church.
The discovery clears up a paradox that arose from previous estimates that the universe was actually younger than the oldest stars, also around 12 billion years old, team leader Wendy Freedman of the Observatories of the Carnegie Institution of Washington said.
The oldest stars in NGC 1788 can be found close to the massive stars of the Orion constellation proper, in the left side of the nebula.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Astronomers have found what could be one of the universe's oldest stars, made almost entirely of materials spewed from the Big Bang.