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a chemical element, atomic number 39, atomic weight 88.905, symbol Y. (See Appendix 6.) The radioisotope 90Y emits high energy beta particles, localizes predominantly in bone, and has been used in radiotherapy.
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Symbol for yttrium; tyrosine; pyrimidine nucleoside.
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1. The Young Men's Christian Association, The Young Women's Christian Association, or one of their facilities. Used with the.
2. The Young Men's Hebrew Association, The Young Women's Hebrew Association, or one of their facilities. Used with the.
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Symbol for:
1. Luminance.
2. Male chromosome.
3. A pyrimidine nucleotide.
4. Tyrosine.
5. Year.
6. Yttrium, see there.
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Abbreviation for yellow; yttrium; tyrosine.
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abbrev. TYROSINE.
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Symbol for yttrium.
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Patient discussion about Y

Q. My 11 y/o son eyes appear to have a slight yellow in the whites toward the corners. I am assuming he will need blood work, but does anyone have any idea what may be the cause?

A. If it's not a spot, but rather a diffuse color, it may be jaundice - high levels in the blood of a substance called bilirubin (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jaundice).

If your child is generally healthy, and this change appeared without any overt problem (e.g. liver disease or blood problem), or your child had fever or fasted recently, this jaundice may represents Gilbert syndrome. It's a syndrome of slightly elevated levels of bilirubin, and considered not dangerous.

You may read more here:http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000301.htm

Q. I drink liquor a lot maybe 4x a week and I love drinking but after a couple days my veins star to hurt...Y? It runs in the familly alcohol and bud but I wish I could go a whole year withought poppin bottles.. what will be perscibed to a alki?


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Caption: Figure 7: Source image, [I.sub.CORN]; segmented images in the RGB, HSV, and YUV space, [I.sub.SEG], [I'.sub.SEG]; and [I".sub.SEG]; manually made benchmark, [I.sub.BECHMARK]; and partitioned objects in the RGB space, [I.sub.OBJ.sup.(i)].
In the second experiment, the automatic GrabCut, which is initialized using Orchard and Bouman, is applied with different color space models, including RGB, XYZ, CMY, YUV, and HSV.
Plus a new built-in YUV codec boasts a compression ratio of 2:1, useful when applying several transitions and special effects to a movie.
PAL phase alternating line (TV standard, e.g., in much of Europe, using YUV)
The video board accepts virtually any type of 525-line video signal, including NTSC, the video standard in the United States, Japan, and parts of Southeast Asia, as well as Super VHS, RGB, and YUV, a component standard used in the broadcast industry.
The video sequence used in this experiment is BasketballDrill sequence (resolution: 832x480, format: YUV) and the comparison result is shown in Fig.
QuickTime also has support for VP9 YUV codec at various bit-depths.
For implementation of scheme, the YUV video sequences were downloaded from the URL (ftp.tnt.uni-hannover.de/pub/svc/testsequences/).
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