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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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Moreover, Netscape never took the most basic technological step needed to be a platform: it never componentized its browser so that it could offer APIs that let developers use those components to improve applications.(218)
Second, document services are "componentized." Individual properties can be attached to individual documents, operated on individually, and composed directly at the site of activity.
Once Web documents become componentized, new methods of displaying information will abound.
A final change in the new circular is the allowability of buildings to be grouped or "componentized" into separate assets groups for purposes of depreciation.
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Help content needs to be componentized so that it can be surfaced in multiple user contexts.
By upgrading to iMAL R14 across all areas of the bank, Gulf African Bank will benefit from the open architecture and componentized approach that underpins the bank's resilient operational performance.
The securitization consists of two componentized loans backing groups of fixed rate (FX) and floating rate (FL) certificates.
As the market moves toward preference for a componentized suite from a single vendor, configurability provides hope of minimizing project risk through integration and interoperability, without reliance on expensive IT resources or outside consulting.
It had everything I was looking for: solid architecture; it's based on standard platforms; it is componentized; and it integrates into other systems."
Building highly componentized applications, with real-time data interfaces that can be accessed on a subscription basis, is a radically new development paradigm for most IT shops, but one that we will all eventually be forced to adopt.