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Abbreviation for:
sacrococcygeal teratoma
salmon calcitonin
sentence completion test
sentence comprehension test
Sertoli cell tumour
sickle cell trait
Society of County Treasurers  
Society for Clinical Trials
solid and cystic tumour
specialised commissioning team 
spinal cord transection
spinal cord trauma
spinocerebellar tract
spiral CT (computed tomography)
stair climbing test
stem cell transplantation
sugar-coated tablet
supervised community treatment


Abbreviation for:
Specialised Commissioning Team (West Midlands)
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Sacrococcygeal teratoma (SCT)

A tumor occurring at the base of the fetus's tailbone.
Mentioned in: Prenatal Surgery
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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The optimum SCT at which to operate a condenser in order to minimize the sum of condenser and compressor energy use can be analytically defined if it assumed that:
Between June 2013 and June 2016, 145 consecutive patients diagnosed with AML undergoing allogeneic hematopoietic SCT (allo-HSCT) at the Peking University People's Hospital, Institute of Hematology, were enrolled.
Their focus was to examine strategies for, and formulate recommendations to heighten public awareness of SCT and SCD.
'SCT continues to be the only curative therapy for many patients with leukemia, lymphoma, and Grafalon has the potential to help them avoid the debilitating and potentially fatal effects of GvHD.'
In addition, SCT registered a high volume of demand from customers for its new warehouse facility in Port Khalid, named Shed 3.
The most common side effect of SCT, it can lead to complications such as inability to eat and increased risk of infection due to open sores in the mucosa.
The researchers found that the distribution of risk factors for ischemic stroke did not differ when they compared participants with versus those without SCT at study visit 1 in each cohort.
Since 1996, the Children's Hospital at Montefiore (CHAM) has utilized a standard DSRCT treatment regimen that begins with a four-pronged approach of surgery, P6 chemotherapy (an intense alkylator-based induction regimen), and SCT, which is later followed by WAP.
If only one gene is abnormal, the subject is said to have sickle cell trait (SCT), who will not have marked or serious medical symptoms; but when a subject with SCT marries another subject of SCT, each of their child has twenty five percent probability of having SCD and twenty five percent being normal and fifty percent probability of SCT.
An increasing number of small businesses and individuals based outside of the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) are choosing to have their commercial disputes resolved by the DIFC Courts' Small Claims Tribunal (SCT), according to new figures.