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SIL

Squamous intraepithelial lesion, see there.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Squamous intraepithelial lesion (SIL)

A term used to categorize the severity of abnormal changes arising in the squamous, or outermost, layer of the cervix.
Mentioned in: Cervical Cancer, Pap Test
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Syeda Shehrbano Kazim, director of SIL said, 'This is the second time that two students from SIL have got First Class Distinctions in the same year.
From a standalone perspective, SIL's credit strengths are its strong capitalisation, conservative investment strategy and consistent profitability.
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From the standpoint of state relationships with SIL, one of Hartch's primary contentions will prove surprising to those concerned about the encroachment of "fundamentalist" religion in Latin America: "Although many have charged that the SIL was a tool of the U.S.
Obviously, the SIL had friends in high places, not only sympathetic anthropologists who worked in national and international agencies like the Instituto Nacional Indigenista (INI), the Inter-American Indigenista Institute (III), and the Secretaria de Educacion Publica (SEP) whose personnel collaborated with Townsend and his colleagues from the outset.
Diagnoses of CIN-II and CIN-III on biopsy were combined to get "high grade SIL (H-SIL) on biopsy" while CIN-I (with or without koilocytosis) was equated to "low grade SIL (L-SIL) on biopsy" for comparing with cytology.
While not minimizing the hardships inherent to the subordinated position of indigenous peoples in Mexico, Hartch shows that the SIL worked in contested religious and cultural terrain on which indigenous people were active agents.
In its draft form, IEC 61511 defines a total of four Safety Integrity Levels (see Box 1), with SIL 4 being the highest achievable safety level.
The rate of progression from low- to high-grade SIL in untreated patients was 4% for the infected patients and 9% for the uninfected patients.
The Uniform Code Council (UCC) has said it is supporting the Standard Interchange Language (SIL) as a permanent communications standard in the grocery industry.
New York: Moody's Investors Service, ("Moody's") has placed the A1.za national scale insurance financial strength (IFS) rating of Standard Insurance Limited (SIL) on review for downgrade.