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star

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

(stahr)
Any stellate structure.
See also: aster, astrosphere, stella, stellula
[A.S. steorra]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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For each descending star network [F.sub.w], the poset P([F.sub.w]) has exactly n elements: there is exactly one path from source i to sink i, for i = 1, ..., n.
(ii) Then there is the star network, in which one firm ("hub") is connected with two others ("spokes"), while the latter are indirectly connected via the hub.
With a star network, the communications efficiency decreases with increasing traffic as the load on the router increases.
Under the proposal, H&S would not acquire the facilities to provide network services or ATM/POS processing services to the Star network or any other network or the right to provide these services.
The VSAT star network provides a serial data stream between the hub and the two outstations.
Murdoch dropped the controversial BBC World News Service, which had investigated the sex Life of Chairman Mao, from his Star Network in China and replaced it with Chinese-language films.
A star network [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 1 OMITTED] connects everything to a central server.
The star network, like the hierarchical network, is subject to a potential bottleneck at the hub and may cause serious reliability problems.
The "computer connection" available on campus is supported by a fiber optic, star network with two 6610 VAX computer systems and eight workstations for disk and file services.
TI-IN United Star Network was awarded $5.6 million for 1988 and $4.2 million for 1989.
Led by a massive roadblock on the entire Star network at 19:58 hrs, the 85-second teaser will exclusively play on 15 key channels like Star Plus, Star Bharat, Star Gold along with showcasing on IPL that is airing on 8 channels this year and on Hotstar.