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premarket approval (PMA)

permission given by the federal government to equipment manufacturers to sell their devices to the medical profession.


Abbreviation for:
Pre-Market Approval Application (see there)


Progressive muscular atrophy

PMA (papillary-marginal-attached),

n a system of epidemiologic scoring of periodontal disease devised by Schour and Massler in which the symbols denote the areas involved in gingival inflammation.
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At PMA 2007, Fujifilm unveils new consumer digital cameras, new professional film, a new One-Time-Use Camera, and the latest advances in the award-winning Fujifilm Frontier line of printing solutions.
The PMA Insurance Group, a multi-lines property & casualty insurer is known for service excellence and high levels of customer satisfaction.
The PMA certification is an important part of MediaTek's multimode wireless power solutions for the market.
PMA, first appeared in Australia in the 1970s, and began to be noticed in Britain in the early 2000s.
PMA was the first potential buyer to step up to the plate.
picked by House Budget Committee Chairman John Kasich (R-Ohio) to lead the fight for PMA privatization this year, proposes skipping the co-op and public utility middlemen and compensating individual ratepayers directly.
during a recent pre-purchase evaluation of three analyzers - the PMA from Hunkar Laboratories, the A5000 Shotscope from T.
LONDON -- The PMA parts market is set to grow rapidly as air traffic increases and competition mounts between OEMs and PMA manufacturers, according to a new report on companiesandmarkets.
Interested authors may request a speaker packet from the PMA (630) 858-2670.
Using PMA data when purchasing new machines also works for Molex Corp.
Headquartered in Blue Bell, PA, PMA Companies is part of Old Republic International's family of companies.