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LAP

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

1. Laparoscopy.
2. Laparotomy.
3. Left atrial pressure.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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But be advised, no matter how smooth and shiny the bore appears following lapping, it still must go through a well-established shoot-clean, break-in regimen on its way to its best shooting.
Bore lapping and barrel break-in are but a single link in the chain.
Water-based vehicles are most commonly used for lapping ceramic, although oil vehicles can work in some cases.
Depending on the equipment, the vehicle also may have to carry away heat developed by lapping.
Flat lapping and polishing achieve the highest parallelism and uniformity of size when set up to perform abrasive machining on both sides of workpieces simultaneously in batchmode processing.
Typically, double-side lapping in batch modes uses rotating workholders that guide workpieces uniformly between the rotating lapping wheels (Figures 7).