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peg

 [peg]
a projecting structure.
rete p's inward projections of the epidermis into the dermis, as seen histologically in vertical sections.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

PEG

Abbreviation for polyethylene glycols.

peg

(peg),
A cylindrical projection.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

PEG

abbr.
polyethylene glycol
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

PEG

1. Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy GI disease An enteric feeding tube used to purge the colon presurgery.
2. Physician equity group. See Managed service organization.
3. Polyethylene glycol Therapeutics An inert long-chain synthetic molecule that may be attached to various proteins making them invisible to the immune system; multiple PEGs have been attached to ADA–adenosine deaminase, one of the enzymes responsible for SCID, allowing long-term survival of the molecule within the body; PEG has been attached to Hb, and has potential as a transport vehicle for artificial blood.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

PEG

Abbreviation for percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

PEG

Abbreviation for polyethylene glycols.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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