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a chemical element, atomic number 34, atomic weight 78.96, symbol Se. (See Appendix 6.) It is an essential mineral nutrient. Dietary sources of selenium include seafoods, kidney, and liver. Humans can adjust their homeostasis mechanism for selenium over a wide range of dietary intakes. Recommended intake levels are generally met from the diet, so that supplements are not necessary.
selenium sulfide
1. the sulfide salt of selenium, a topical antiseborrheic and antifungal applied topically to the scalp to control seborrheic dermatitis and dandruff; also used topically in the treatment of tinea versicolor.
2. the sulfide salt of selenium, an antiseborrheic and antifungal; used topically in the treatment of seborrheic dermatitis and dandruff of the scalp and of tinea versicolor.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.


Symbol for selenium.
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Abbreviation for:
sanitary engineering
sensory epithelium
serine esterase
sexually experienced
sheep erythrocyte
side effect
sleep efficiency
social exclusion, see there 
solvent extraction
sperm extract
spin echo
spongiform encephalopathy
squamous epithelium
standard error
status epilepticus
stress echocardiography
subclinical encephalopathy
systematic error
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.


Symbol for selenium
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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Ultimately, the systems engineer makes himself obsolete to some extent after a good continuous quality improvement culture is established at the organization.
Although the Air Force assigns entry-level systems engineers to program offices, this is not a traditional career path for systems engineers.
While it may be true that on small projects, by sheer will and effort, development teams can overcome the obstacles of not having a systems engineer, not having a person in this role comes at a cost.
In fact, while systems engineers certainly need to understand process work and often use a process-driven approach, systems engineering is actually a more organic activity than some people make it sound.
Thus far, organizations have focused on the amount of time it takes to mature systems engineers from existing disciplined engineers already in the workforce.
Hence, systems engineers need to be very skilled in how they solicit customers' requirements.
Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL) has created SEL University to provide industrial power systems engineers and managers with continuing education on the latest advancements in power system protection and integration and how they affect plant performance.
Epoch Software Systems has built a reputation as a source of highly skilled software and systems engineers. Epoch's management staff believe that a committed and qualified staff is the key to the success of any company, no matter how sophisticated the equipment or impressive the facility.
Department of Defense and NASA; 28 of the world's top academic institutions; and several smaller organizations focused in specific domains, the 100 Corporate Advisory Board members represent over 200,000 systems engineers that span a wide range of domains and industry sectors.
For systems engineers in chemical, mechanical, electrical, or aerospace engineering, Rahn and Wang (both Pennsylvania State U.) develop the multidisciplinary area of battery systems engineering.
During the course of the efforts, the systems engineers gained valuable insight into the application of systems engineering to rapid prototyping.
Bonnema, Veenvliet, and Broenink present a compact "starter kit" for systems engineers. Combining systems engineering, an established discipline for which quite a few good books exist, with system design, they provide a basis so that the design process can take place as smoothly and efficiently as possible.

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