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1. symbol for (1) the long arm of a chromosome or (2) the frequency of the rarer allele of a pair.
2. the long arm of a chromosome.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
Symbol for coulomb; quantity; quaternary; glutamine; glutaminyl; radiant energy; pseudouridine; coenzyme Q; electric charge; the second product formed in an enzyme-catalyzed reaction; radiant energy.
1. In cytogenetics, symbol for long arm of a chromosome (in contrast to p for the short arm).
2. Abbreviation for [L.] quodque, each; every.
Abbreviation for specific humidity.
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1. Abbreviation for coulomb; quantity; quaternary;glutamine;glutaminyl;pseudouridine;coenzyme Q; electric charge.
2. The second product formed in an enzyme-catalyzed reaction.
1. cytogenetics Long arm of a chromosome (in contrast to p for the short arm).
2. Abbreviation for [L.] quodque, each, every.
3. Symbol for heat.
4. Abbreviation for quodque.
See: flow (3)
See: flow (3)
[quantity + an overdot denoting the time derivative]
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Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
Abbreviation for quaternary.
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Patient discussion about Q
Q. Q. I want to know about urine protein creatine ratio in diagnosing nephrotic syndrome. Please explain interms of unit such as mg/mg or mmol/mg. Normal range, nephrotic range with good referrence.
A. Nephrotic syndrome is defines as a damage to the kidneys, in which there is a leak of large amounts of protein (over 3.5 grams of protein / 24 hours urine output) from the blood to the urine. Protein loss causes low protein count in the blood (hypoalbuminemia) and edemas (excess fluid in the interstitial cavity which is between the cells, causes leg swelling most often, and also in the adbomen and around the eyes).More discussions about Q
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