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emergent

 [e-mer´jent]
1. coming out from a cavity or other part.
2. coming on suddenly.

e·mer·gent

(ē-mĕr'jent),
1. Arising suddenly and unexpectedly, calling for quick judgment and prompt action.
2. Coming out; leaving a cavity or other part.

emergent

/emer·gent/ (e-mer´jent)
1. coming out from a cavity or other part.
2. pertaining to an emergency.

emergent

[imur′jənt]
Etymology: L, emergens, emerging
arising, often unexpectedly, or improving or modifying an existing thing.

emergent

Medspeak
adjective Referring to that which is becoming manifest—i.e., emerging.

Molecular biology
adjective Referring to a property in a system that cannot be predicted from the starting conditions.

emergent

adjective Referring to that which is becoming manifest. See Emergent disease.

e·mer·gent

(ē-mĕr'jĕnt)
1. Arising suddenly and unexpectedly, calling for quick judgment and prompt action.
2. Coming out; leaving a cavity or other part.

emergent

  1. an aquatic plant having most of its structure above water.
  2. a tree which exceeds the height of the canopy.

e·mer·gent

(ē-mĕr'jĕnt)
1. Arising suddenly, calling for prompt action.
2. Coming out; leaving a cavity or other part.

emergent

1. coming out from a cavity or other part.
2. coming on suddenly.

emergent diseases
diseases that are emerging or exploding in any area of the world, either as de novo diseases or ones whose boundaries are expanding. Examples would be Ebola virus and West Nile virus. Followed by an emerging number of veterinary, medical and microbiological journals. The emergence of human, plant and animal diseases is the focus of the Federation of American Scientists and the internet web site of the International Society for Infectious Diseases, ProMED-mail (www.promedmail.org).
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On September 10, the patient was emergently aeroevacuated to Landstuhl Regional Medical Center (LRMC; Landstuhl, Germany).
A sixth case, a ruptured uterine sarcoma, presented emergently.
Cornell Medical Center's Dr Dean Lorich said: "He was taken emergently to the operating room where the elbow was washed out and debrided.
We considered the possibility that the relatively low use of sleep aids was because respondents did not want to impair their ability to function if awakened emergently from sleep.
Given the extent of disease and no initial improvement in her condition (she essentially became paraplegic after her second fall) on the therapy at the time, she was emergently given pulse dose methylprednisolone 1000 mg IV daily for 3 days, initiated on cyclophosphamide monthly dosing, four cycles of plasmapheresis, and 2 cycles of intravenous immunoglobulins (IVIG).
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0 GHz satellite communication systems signals can easily interfere with UWB users, therefore, compact UWB BPF with multiple notched bands is emergently required to reject these interfering signals [9-15].
3] Acknowledging that keeping patients in the EC contributes to overcrowding, in the SA setting it may be more appropriate to obtain CT scans emergently (within 24 hours).
Compartment syndromes not managed emergently may cause extensive muscle damage and even loss of limb (Brown, Greenhalgh, Kagan, & Warden, 1994).
BMS users were more likely to be older, to be admitted on weekends through the emergency department, and to present urgently and emergently (all p < .