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kc

Abbreviation for kilocycle.

CALCA

A gene on chromosome 11p15.2 that encodes peptide hormones calcitonin, calcitonin gene-related peptide and katacalcin, by tissue-specific alternative RNA splicing of gene transcripts and cleavage of inactive precursor peptides. Calcitonin regulates calcium and phosphorus metabolism; calcitonin gene-related peptide is a vasodilator; katacalcin is a calcium-lowering peptide.

kc

Abbreviation for kilocycle.

kilocycle

(kĭl′ō-sī″k'l),

kc

One thousand cycles; previous name for kilohertz.