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LAP

Abbreviation for leukocyte alkaline phosphatase; leucine aminopeptidase. See: alkaline phosphatase.

CEBPB

A gene on chromosome 20q13.1 that encodes a transcription factor which binds as a homodimer to various DNA regulatory regions, and as a heterodimer to CEBP-beta, CEBP-delta and CEBP-gamma. CEBP-beta binds to regulatory regions—e.g., IL-1 response element in IL-6 gene—of genes involved in immune and inflammatory responses.

LAP

1. Laparoscopy.
2. Laparotomy.
3. Left atrial pressure.
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David Cameron thinks his lap dog has a good chance.
I'm sick of him acting like a lap dog. He's been a distraction and he was fun while he lasted but he's not good for me and now I feel ready to move on."
Stunned shoppers watched as the dog, believed to be a Staffordshire bull terrier, launched itself at the owner of a market stall on the corner of Vicarage Road and High Street, after apparently seeing a small lap dog she was holding.
Anyone who says that the Welsh Assembly as it currently stands with its lack of real powers and its Labour - lap dog - majority has any significance as a Welsh Government which could debate the pros and cons of such a large undertaking on our behalf must surely be lacking in one vital organ located between the ears.
Mr Lloyd said: "It's a small dog - like a lap dog - with long gold hair, and it's really sweet looking.
A California man convicted of hurling a lap dog to its death in a case of road rage was sentenced to a maximum of three years in prison yesterday after the judge rejected his last-minute apology for a crime which sparked an international outcry.
at aMay Next time, float a blimp of Theresa May alongside it, panting on all fours with her tongue licking Trump's feet, accompanied by the recording of an Elvis sound-a-like singing: "You ain't nothing but a lap dog, reaching for my hand, just curtsey to Melania, then take down my command."
Even with his big size, he is the perfect lap dog. So if you only want one big hunk of a family dog, he can't wait for his ride home.
Trevor is a two-year-old neutered pit mix who loves running, costuming and pretending hes a lap dog even though he weighs over 40 pounds.
Running after Idris with mic in hand, he revealed he would be back at the Circuit Of Ireland next year as he loved it so much but he was keeping tightlipped about his rumoured Bond role, laughing at me as I followed him like a lap dog.
He has sold us out for purely personal gain - the chance to be Deputy Prime Minister or should that be David Cameron's personal lap dog? Be sure of one thing, Mr Clegg, myself and thousands like me will not forget.
As George Bush's lap dog, Tony Blair has taken this country into the most critical situation imaginable.