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star

(star),
Any stellate or star-shaped structure.
See also: aster, astrosphere, stella, stellula.
[A.S. steorra]

STAR

Abbreviation for:
Scandinavian Total Ankle Replacement
Short-Term Assessment and Rehabilitation team 
signal transduction and activation of RNA
Special Targeted, Abbreviated Review
Specialty Training and Advanced Research
staged abdominal repair
Staphylokinase Recombinant Trial
Start Talking About Recovery
steroidogenic acute regulatory protein 
Study of Tamoxifen and Raloxifene
Systems Test for Alternative Reimbursement

STAR

Oncology A 5-yr clinical study–Study of Tamoxifen And Raloxifene–to determine whether raloxifene helps prevent breast CA in ♀ and whether it has any benefits over tamoxifen–Nolvadex. See MORE, Raloxifene, Tamoxifen.

star

(stahr)
Any stellate structure.
See also: aster, astrosphere, stella, stellula
[A.S. steorra]

STAR,

n an acronym used in osteopathic medicine that represents “sensitivity,” “tissue texture change,” “asymmetry,” and “range of motion reduced.” STAR prompts practitioners to remember the indications of somatic dysfunction, including those associated with myofascial trigger points.

STAR

see cornell STAR accelerated lambing system.

star

a color marking in a horse's coat consisting of a white spot in the center of the forehead; just a few white hairs is sometimes called a flame.
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First Data's STAR Network is the first company to use the PayPal Debit Access service which we are introducing to financial institution networks globally," said Jack Stephenson, senior vice president, PayPal.
STAR ZoneScan can be deployed as a stand-alone system or added on to an existing STAR Network AMI system.
The STAR Network is a coast-to-coast electronic payments network specializing in secure, real-time purchase and ATM transactions.
First Data Debit Services and the STAR Network offer payment services that help more than 5,500 financial institutions maximize the value of their retail deposit relationships.
The STAR Network system is the AMI leader in water and gas utilities in part because its unique design employs licensed 450- to 470- MHz frequencies that penetrate materials better with less interference than higher-frequency, unlicensed signals.
We chose NeuStar to support our CALEA compliance efforts because the risks associated with noncompliance are very high and can cost a company a lot in penalty fees as well as lawsuits," commented Brad Seymour, interim general manager of Texas Lone Star Network.
In addition, the parties will extend Regions Financial Corporation's STAR Network membership for more than 1,700 ATMs located in 15 states across the South, Midwest and Texas, including those operated by legacy Union Planters.
We're very pleased that KeyBank has chosen to renew its agreement with the STAR Network," said Ronald V.
Membership in the STAR Network will allow consumers to pay for goods and services and get cash using the Western Union Cash Card at more than 620,000 participating ATMs and merchant locations, including grocery stores, convenience stores, gas stations and restaurants.
Simple and inexpensive to use, the ZigBee standard address mesh and star network topologies and is seen as the potential communication protocol that could address many of the needs of wireless sensing, says the analyst.
At First Federal, we believe that our focus on providing quality service to our customers is enhanced by partnering with First Data and the STAR Network for our technology and processing needs," said Robbie Snyder, senior vice president, First Federal.
s STAR Network is a coast-to-coast electronic payments network and an expert in secure, real-time electronic transactions.