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cis

 [sis] (L.)
1. in organic chemistry, having certain atoms or radicals on the same side.
2. in genetics, denoting two or more loci, especially pseudoalleles, occurring on the same chromosome of a homologous pair. See also trans.
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CIS

Abbreviation for carcinoma in situ.
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CIS

Abbreviation for:
cancer information service
carcinoma in situ, see there
care information systems (Medspeak-UK)
Casualty Information Society
catheter-induced spasm
central inhibitory state
Central Issue System (Medspeak-UK)
Chemical Information System
chromosome information system
cisplatin
clinical information system (Medspeak-UK)
community investment strategy (Medspeak-UK)
computerised information system
Coronary Intervention Study
cytokine-inducing substances
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CIS

Carcinoma-in-situ, see there.
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CIS

Abbreviation for carcinoma in situ.
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cis

1. In chemistry, being on the same side. Usually refers to two groups being on the same side of a ring or of a double bond.
2. In genetics, describing two sites on the same molecule of DNA. Compare TRANS.
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cis

-active (of a component of a DNA sequence) influencing the activity of adjacent DNA sequences. For example, a PROMOTER sequence influences expression of adjacent genes in the same OPERON. See CIS-TRANS TEST. Compare TRANS -ACTING.

cis

-phase an isomer (see ISOMERISM having similar atoms or groups on the same side of the molecule.
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CIS

Abbreviation for carcinoma in situ.
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