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A

 

A

 
absorbance, activity (radioactivity), area, mass number.

ā

 (L.)
an´te (before).

α

 
alpha, the first letter of the Greek alphabet, often used to indicate the first member of a series, such as the α chain of hemoglobin. See also terms beginning alpha.

A

1. Abbreviation for ampere; adenine; alanine; alanyl.
2. As a subscript, refers to alveolar gas.
3. Symbol (usually capitalized italic, A) for absorbance.
4. Symbol for adenosine or adenylic acid in polynucleotides; alanine or alanyl in polypeptides.
5. First substrate in a multisubstrate enzyme-catalyzed reaction.

A


a

1. Abbreviation for total acidity; ante; area; asymmetric; auris; artery; arteria [TA].
2. Symbol for atto-.
3. As a subscript, refers to systemic arterial blood.

a

A

accommodation; adenine or adenosine; alanine; ampere; anode; anterior.

A

/A / absorbance; activity (3); area; mass number.

Å

angstrom.

a

accommodation; atto-.

a

/a / activity (2).

A

abbr.
1. adenine
2. ampere
3. or Å angstrom
4. area

A/D

1 abbreviation for analog-to-digital. See analog-to-digital converter.
2 abbreviation for anodal duration.
3 abbreviation for average deviation.

A, α

See alpha.

a

Abbreviation for:
absorptivity
acceleration
chemical activity
arterial blood gas
atto-

A

Abbreviation for:
abnormal
absorbance
accessory
acetum
actin
Actinomyces
adenine
adenosine
admittance Electricity
adrenaline
adriamycin
agar
akinetic
alanine
albino guinea pig
alcohol
allele
allergist
allergy
alternating current
alveolar gas
ampere
amphetamine
anaphylaxis
Angstrom
animal
anion
annealing
anterior
antigen
antinuclear antibody (ANA is more commonly used)
aqueous
area
arterial
arteriolar
asbestos
asparagine
atrial
atrium
assist
atropine
auricular
auris (ear)
axis
a regional street term for LSD ONDCP
mass number
radioactivity

A

Symbol for:
1. Actin.
2. Adenine.
3. Adrenaline.
4. Adriamycin.
5. Alanine.
6. Ampere.
7. Amphetamine.
8. Anaphylaxis.
9. Angstrom.
10. Anion.
11. Anterior.
12. Aqueous.
13. Area.
14. Asparagine.
15. Atrium.
16. Auricular.
17. Axis.

a

Symbol for:
1. Absorptivity.
2. Acceleration.
3. Chemical activity.
4. Arterial blood gas.
5. atto-.

°A

Abbreviation for degree absolute; replaced by K (kelvin).

A

Abbreviation for alveolar ventilation

A

Abbreviation for absolute; adenine; alanine; ampere.

A

Abbreviation for Helmholtz energy.

a

Abbreviation for absorptivity.

a

Abbreviation for specific absorption coefficient.

A

abbrev.
  1. ABSORBANCE.
  2. the nitrogenous base ADENINE in NUCLEIC ACIDS.
  3. ALANINE.
  4. ANGSTROM.

Å

abbrev. ANGSTROM.

A,

adj See alveolar.

a,

adj See arterial.

A

Abbreviation for alanine; ampere.

Ā

Abbreviation for anion.

A

accommodation; adenine; ampere; anode (anodal); anterior; axial; mass number.

Å

angstrom.
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