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tan·dem

(tan'dĕm),
Term used to describe multiple copies of the same sequence in a polynucleic acid that lie adjacent to one another.

tan·dem

(tan'dĕm)
1. A long narrow tube designed to fit inside the endocervical canal and uterine cavity; used in conjunction with ovoids to treat gynecologic malignancies with a radioactive source.
See also: ovoids
2. Heel-to-toe placement, an assessment of balance with the heel of one foot against the toe of the other foot.
See also: Romberg sign
Synonym(s): tandem Romberg.
[L., at length]

tandem

1. A curved stainless steel tube inserted into the uterine canal during brachytherapy to hold radioactive sources.
2. Any two objects arranged consecutively or working in series with one another.
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A tandem skydive requires no prior experience or training; however, customers have to meet the company's standard requirements (such as weight and BMI) in order to be eligible.
We listened to the needs of fleet professionals and vehicle manufacturers in developing this new tandem axle, which features a number of technologies that set new performance benchmarks in the industry.
He confirmed that Tandem has held talks with former Barclays chief Bob Diamond about taking a possible stake, although he is yet to do so.
Esther said: "We are very distressed by the theft of the tandem from our locked garage.
If you are a healthcare provider and would like to learn more about the t:connect HCP Portal, talk to your local Tandem Representative or contact Customer Technical Support at 877/801-6901.
A tandem solar cell based on a bottom c-Si subcell and a top [Cu.sub.2]O subcell as active layers of p-type materials is investigated.
"We are making rapid product development advancements, and the t:slim X2 Insulin Pump is the first and only available insulin pump that can be remotely updated to provide customers access to future features and technologies outside of the typical insurance pump replacement cycle," says Kim Blickenstaff, president and chief executive officer of Tandem. "Integration with the Dexcom G5 Mobile continuous glucose monitoring system and a predictive low glucose suspend (PLGS) algorithm are among the first features we plan to release as remote software updates on the t:slim X2 platform."
All Tandem pumps feature a high-contrast color touchscreen with a streamlined, user-friendly interface.
Brittany Stead, 19, is gearing up for the 284-mile ride from London, which she hopes will raise PS5,000 for Huddersfield's Tandem Trekkers, a life-changing blind cycling project.
Sian Healey, who usually gets around with the help of guide dog Arnie, will be joining husband Dave on a tandem for a sponsored ride along the Ta Trail in aid of Guide Dogs Cymru.