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MAP

 
mean arterial pressure.

MAP

(map),
Abbreviation for morning-after pill.

map

(map),
A representation of a region or structure, for example, of a stretch of DNA.

MAP

mean arterial pressure.

map

(map) a two-dimensional graphic representation of arrangement in space.
cytogenetic map , cytologic map a gene map giving the position of gene loci relative to chromosome bands.
fate map  a plan of a blastula or other early stage of an embryo, showing areas of prospective significance in normal development.
gene map  one showing the positions of genetic loci on the chromosomes and usually giving some indication of the distance between loci.
genetic map , linkage map a gene map giving the relative locations of genetic markers, based on recombination frequencies.
physical map  a gene map showing the locations of genetic markers along with the physical distances between them.
restriction map  a physical map indicating restriction enzyme cleavage sites.
transduction map  in bacterial genetics, a gene map giving distances between loci based on relative cotransduction frequencies.

map

(măp)
n.
Genetics A genetic map.
tr.v. mapped, mapping, maps
Genetics To locate (a gene or DNA sequence) in a specific region of a chromosome in relation to known genes or DNA sequences.

map′pa·ble adj.
map′per n.

MAP

1 abbreviation for medical aid post.
2 abbreviation for mean arterial pressure.

MAP

Abbreviation for:
magnesium ammonium phosphate
malignant atrophic papulosis
management action plan (Medspeak-UK)
mandibular angle plane
maturation-activated protein
maximum aerobic power
mean airway pressure
mean arterial pressure
mean aortic pressure
medical advantage plan
Medical Aid for Palestinians
medical aid post (military medicine)
medical assessment process
medical assistance plan
medical assistance program
medical audit programme
medically assisted procreation
Medicare Advocacy Project
Medication Access Program
medication administration record (see there)
medicinal and aromatic plant
megaloblastic anaemia of pregnancy
melphalan, adriamycin, prednisone (oncology)
membrane-associated protein
memory allocation map
mercapturic acid pathway
mesenteric arterial pressure
metaaminophenol
metaaminopyrimethamine
microtubule-associated protein(s)
microwave-assisted process
mitogen-activated protein
modular assembly prosthesis (orthopaedics)
monoclonal antibody production
monophasic action potential (cardiology)
morbidity and performance assessment
mouse antibody production
muscle action potential (neurology)
Mycobacterium avium ssp paratuberculosis

MAP

1. Mean airway pressure.
2. Mean arterial pressure.
4. Medical assistance program.
5. Melphalan, adriamycin, prednisone-oncology.
6. Modular assembly prosthesis-orthopedics.
7. Monoclonal antibody production.
8. Monophasic action potential-neurology.
9. Muscle action potential-neurology.

map

(map)
A representation of a region or structure; e.g., of a stretch of DNA.

map

(map)
A representation of a region or structure, e.g., of a stretch of DNA.

map,

n a drawing or diagram, to scale, of a surface object.

MAP

1. magnesium-ammonium-phosphate; a type of urolith.
2. microtubule-associated protein. See microtubule.
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