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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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Urban, "Toward a componential model of creativity," in Creative intelligence: Toward theoretic integration, D.
"Studying Creativity, Its Processes, and Its Antecedents: An Exploration of the Componential Theory of Creativity".
Componential Analysis of all six Nevada CTE transfer students and the influencing factors to attend UNLV, UNR, or NSC.
The componential framework of creativity (Amabile, 1983) includes three major components: domain-relevant skills, creativity-relevant skills and task motivation.
The application of this componential tool will supply the rater with two quality indicators, one of a qualitative nature (rubric) alongside a quantitative one (metric).
Our primary experimental aim was to conduct componential analyses with intervention-based conditions that were experimentally matched as much as possible.
When it comes to keeping resolutions, and then reupping the ante to try again to make them work after repeated setbacks, identifying the componential problems surrounding procrastination and intention is where an individual needs to begin his or her quest for achieving goals.
--D--Map syntax--stratigraphical, componential and compositional.
In this review we determined different componential factors on quality of life in infertile couples (Table 1).
The present study is based on the idea that meaning consists of some smaller aspects or components (for componential analysis see Fodor and Katz 1963, Nida 1975).
Cognitive complexity and task sequencing: a review of studies in a Componential Framework for second language task design.

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