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component

 [com-po´nent]
1. a constituent element or part.
2. one part of a prosthesis system.
clinical c's the three classification schemes that make up the omaha system: the problem classification scheme arranges 40 nursing diagnoses (called client problems) into four different domains; the intervention scheme assigns nursing interventions to the client problems; and the problem rating scale for outcomes assigns ratings to describe the client's problem-specific knowledge, behavior, and status at various points in the treatment process. See Appendix on the Omaha System.
M component [Myeloma or Macroglobulinemia] structurally homogeneous protein in serum or urine appearing as a sharp spike in the beta or gamma globulin region on protein electrophoresis. The protein is in most cases a monoclonal immunoglobulin or heavy chain fragment, or a monoclonal immunoglobulin light chain or light chain fragment, either alone or with monoclonal immunoglobulin containing the same light chain. M components are characteristic of plasma cell dyscrasias.
performance c's see performance components.
plasma thromboplastin component (PTC) factor IX, one of the coagulation factors.

com·po·nent

(kom-pō'nent),
An element forming a part of the whole.
[L. com-pono, pp. -positus, to place together]

com·po·nent

(kŏm-pō'nĕnt)
An element forming a part of the whole.
[L. com-pono, pp. -positus, to place together]

com·po·nent

(kŏm-pō'nĕnt)
An element forming a part of the whole.
[L. com-pono, pp. -positus, to place together]
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As noted previously, a component unit is not the same as a component, which is the term used in AU-C 600.
An engineer, let's call him "Joe," has his favorite schematic tool installed on his PC, and with it came a set of components, consisting mainly of generic part numbers and symbols.
Similarly, if a real component requires a connection to a remote server, a problem can occur, because the simulation framework does not have to run on computer with internet connection.
The International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) recently released a revised and redrafted International Standard on Auditing (ISA) 600, Special Considerations--Audits of Group Financial Statements (Including the Work of Component Auditors), to provide additional guidance to group engagement partners.
As noted above, during the program data update, component POCs were asked to identify the accounting system linkages that relate to their program expenditures.
"It is not just about which coating should be used where, but the level and degree of coating that needs to be applied to a particular component. It can be used by the manufacturers to improve the quality of their products and because of the simulation, the actual process and even the factory layout can be changed to accommodate what has been learned about the coating process.
It is difficult to identify production problems within a specific time frame due to the insufficient information marked by contact printers on internal components. Consequently, finished products are scrapped due to faulty components, and accompanying production time and profits are lost.
After the re-sale of products and components, left are the final end-of-life products and components that need to be recycled, not as reusable items, but for the value of the materials they are made of.
Your AVIM shop can't tell what's wrong if the repairable component has an incorrect tag attached.
A strong majority (61%) of owners in the transportation sector cited oil and gas as the primary cost component driving price increases.
The design component of logistics is concerned with both the physical distribution network as well as the organization that manages and executes logistics activities.
These component vendors must ship their products to OEMs well before their product release dates to allow for compatibility and other testing.