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κ

Symbol for kappa, 10th letter of the Greek alphabet.

kap·pa (κ),

(kap'ă),
1. The tenth letter in the Greek alphabet.
2. In chemistry, denotes the position of a substituent located on the tenth atom from the carboxyl or other functional group.
3. A measure of the degree of nonrandom agreement between observers or measurements of the same categorical variable.

κ

/κ/ (kappa, the tenth letter of the Greek alphabet) one of the two types of immunoglobulin light chains.

kappa

[kap′ə]
Κ, κ, the tenth letter of the Greek alphabet, used to denote (in chemistry) the tenth carbon atom in a chain, one of two light chains in an immunoglobulin molecule, a type of killer particle present in certain strains of Paramecium, and a visual axis angle.

κ

Greek letter, kappa.

kap·pa

(κ) (kap'ă)
1. The 10th letter in the Greek alphabet.
2. chemistry Denotes the position of a substituent located on the 10th atom from the carboxyl or other functional group.
3. A measure of the degree of nonrandom agreement between observers or measurements of the same categoric variable.

kappa

The tenth letter of the Greek alphabet, sometimes used to denote the tenth in a series.

kappa

the tenth letter of the Greek alphabet, K or κ.

kappa (κ)
chain one of the two light chains in immunoglobulin. The other is lambda (λ).
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