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Friedrich von, Austrian physician, 1844-1917. See: Call-Exner bodies.
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(1) A term of art referring to a type of recall in the UK in which a patient “fell through the cracks” and was found to need cervical smear surveillance.
(2) A colloquial term for “diagnosis”.


Abbreviation for:
Cancer Aid Listening Line (Medspeak-UK)
common acute lymphoblastic leukaemia
common acute lymphocytic leukaemia
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The 'after hours' responsibility that a physician has for evaluating already hospitalized Pts or admitting new Pts to a particular service or to the hospital per se. See Call schedule, Courtesy call, Home/beeper call, House call, Jeopardy call, Long call, Oncall, Short call, Weekend call. Cf Close call.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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Q. I am confused why it’s called pregnancy…..can someone….please… I have heard of the dangerous ectopic pregnancy and want to know a little more about it as I am confused why it’s called pregnancy…..can someone….please…

A. actually it is called pregnancy because IT IS A PREGNANCY.
but, it happens NOT in normal ways it has to be. in normal condition, the conception will happen in tuba falopii, then few days later the embryo (zygote) will be implanted into the uterus.

in ectopic pregnancy, the transportation of the zygote doesn't happen normally, it can be slower or even cannot make its way into the uterus. if the implantation then occurs in other part rather than endometrium of the uterus, then it is called an ectopic pregnancy.

since it's implanted NOT in the normal place, in the future it will be more likely to develop some problems during the pregnancy.

Q. why do you call Bipolar ... Bipolar? i mean what does it mean?

A. Bipolar disorder is called this way because it is charecterized by two types of obvious mood disorders- depression on the one side, and mania, or hypomania (a manic state, or 'high'), on the other side.

Q. why does it call "cancer"?can you treat cancer?

A. the name came from the appearance of the cut surface of a solid malignant tumour, with the veins stretched on all sides as the animal the crab has its feet, whence it derives its name. Hippocrates first called it in that name after describing few types of cancer.
some of the cancers are treatable but that is a big subject. there are some very nice videos here on the site that can give you a clue about that. just search them there ^ :)

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"Biogen expressed its intention to exercise its call option right by midnight June 29, and stated that both Biogen and Samsung BioLogics should commence preparations to transfer funds and shares pursuant to the exercising of the call option," the statement said.
Likewise, the holder of a long position (buyer of the underlying asset) as depicted in Figure 1, exercises the call option if the final price (ST) is lower than the strike price (X), i.e., [S.sub.T] < X.
9612) finalizing proposed regulations (REG-103580-02), which were issued in January 2003, on the treatment of certain call options, warrants, convertible debt, and convertible equity that are not issued in connection with the performance of services, i.e., noncompensatory partnership options.
options with a strike price that was far from the market when they were sold can quickly become at-the-money as the market moves, catching the investor unawares - a call option with a strike price of PS150 when the market was PS90, for example.
where [C.sub.t][] is the Black-Scholes value of the call option at time t.
However, Global Property Income Maximiser is likely to have greater exposure to securities which are particularly suited to income generation through dividends and call option writing," a statement on the Schroders website said.
This is because the increased risk-free rate reduces the present value of expected future benefits, which is beneficial for call option buyers, but not for put option buyers.
Deripaska has got a call option on 25% in Strabag which he plans to exercise in October 2010, just when the construction of the Olympic Village is scheduled to start.
The value of call option (C) represents the difference between the exercise price and current price of the stock.
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Holders of nearly 60 per cent of the company's issued share capital have agreed a binding call option with Voltigeur International, the company that emerged in June 2006 from Seahorse International, Zetland's first vehicle in his attempt to close the present site and move the course to nearby Dunsdale.
Safe-harbor exception: The strike price is at least 90% of the FMV on the date the call option is issued (Regs.