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 (pl. indexes, in´dices) (L.)
1. the numerical ratio of measurement of any part in comparison with a fixed standard.
Barthel index an objective, standardized tool for measuring functional status. The individual is scored in a number of areas depending upon independence of performance. Total scores range from 0 (complete dependence) to 100 (complete independence).
bleeding index any of various methods of assessing bleeding in the gingival sulcus before or after treatment.
body mass index (BMI) the weight in kilograms divided by the square of the height in meters, a measure of body fat that gives an indication of nutritional status.
cardiac index cardiac output corrected for body size.
cephalic index 100 times the maximum breadth of the skull divided by its maximum length.
citation index an index listing all publications appearing in a set of source publications (e.g., articles in a defined group of journals) that cite a given publication in their bibliographies.
Colour index a publication of the Society of Dyers and Colourists and the American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists containing an extensive list of dyes and dye intermediates. Each chemically distinct compound is identified by a specific number, the C.I. number, avoiding the confusion of trivial names used for dyes in the dye industry.
erythrocyte indices the mean corpuscular volume, mean corpuscular hemoglobin, and mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration. These are all useful for evaluating anemias because they provide information on the size of the erythrocytes and the concentration of hemoglobin. Called also red cell or red blood cell indices.
glycemic index a ranking of foods based on the response of postprandial blood sugar levels as compared with a reference food, usually either white bread or glucose. See table.
left ventricular stroke work index (LVSWI) an index of the amount of work performed by the heart.
leukopenic index a fall of 1000 or more in the total leukocyte count within 1.5 hours after ingestion of a given food; it indicates allergic hypersensitivity to that food.
index Medicus a monthly publication of the national library of medicine in which the world's leading biomedical literature is indexed by author and subject.
opsonic index a measure of opsonic activity determined by the ratio of the number of microorganisms phagocytized by normal leukocytes in the presence of serum from an individual infected by the microorganism, to the number phagocytized in serum from a normal individual.
phagocytic index any arbitrary measure of the ability of neutrophils to ingest native or opsonized particles determined by various assays; it reflects either the average number of particles ingested or the rate at which particles are cleared from the blood or culture medium.
red blood cell indices (red cell indices) erythrocyte indices.
refractive index the refractive power of a medium compared with that of air (assumed to be 1).
short increment sensitivity index (SISI) a hearing test in which randomly spaced, 0.5-second tone bursts are superimposed at 1- to 5-decibel increments in intensity on a carrier tone having the same frequency and an intensity of 20 decibels above the speech recognition threshold.
therapeutic index originally, the ratio of the maximum tolerated dose to the minimum curative dose; now defined as the ratio of the median lethal dose (LD50) to the median effective dose (ED50). It is used in assessing the safety of a drug.

SISI

SISI

Abbreviation for small increment sensitivity index.
See: SISI test.
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Cairo: Constitutional changes, which could allow Egypt's President Abdul Fattah Al Sissi to rule until 2030, were approved by 88.8 per cent of the voters who cast their ballots in a referendum held this week, an official electoral commission announced Tuesday night.
But the efforts were not necessary: Since Sissi on July 3, 2013, ousted MB leadership member Muhammad Mursi, elected as president in 2012, tens of thousands of MB activists and sympathisers, as well as other Egyptians opposed to Sissi have been jailed, including journalists and secular activists.
Apres quatre ans de relations orageuses avec l'ex-president Obama qui avait un temps suspendu l'aide militaire americaine de 1,3 milliard de dollars par an (1,21 milliard d'euros) en raison d'inquietudes sur les droits de l'Homme, Sissi s'attend a un retour au beau fixe avec Donald Trump.
Sissi added: "Facing terrorism necessitates military determination as well as economic and human development.
Sissi and new Saudi King Salman have repeatedly called for a joint Arab military force to fight ISIS and other terrorist groups in the region.
Dirar Abu Sissi, an engineer from Gaza, disappeared last month in the Ukraine while applying for a citizenship, with his Ukrainian wife and six children.
En otro aspecto, la animadora cubana continua ampliando su faceta empresarial a traves de su linea de belleza 'La Bella by Sissi', que incluye productos para el cabello y la piel, asi como una serie de accesorios para el cabello bajo el nombre 'Sissi Hair Accesories'.
During their Christmas 2005 reruns, the "Sissi" pics garnered a share of up to 33% on TF1 in France, according to distributor Beta Film.
Since the narrators--particularly the male narrators--do not under stand their subject, and Sissi herself is practically silenced (1) readers are offered only fragmentary and contradictory glimpses of the empress.
Empress Elisabeth, affectionately known to this day as "Sissi", will be marketed as Barbie princess, cartoon child star and musical melodrama to commemorate the 100th anniversary of her death.
Cairo: Egyptians on Monday were voting in the last of three days on proposed constitutional changes that could allow President Abdul Fattah Al Sissi to stay in power until 2030.
Sissi in late May 2014 was elected as theA sixthA president of Egypt.