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level

 [lev´el]
relative position, rank, or concentration.
l's of care the six divisions of the health care system: preventive care, primary care, secondary or acute care, tertiary care, restorative care, and continuing care.
background level the usual intensity of a chemical or other stimulus in the environment.
confidence level the probability that a confidence interval does not contain the population parameter.
l's of consciousness see levels of consciousness.
lowest observed adverse effect level (LOAEL) (lowest observed effect level (LOEL)) in studies of the toxicity of chemicals, the lowest dosage level at which chronic exposure to the substance shows adverse effects; usually calculated for laboratory animals.
no observed adverse effect level (NOAEL) (no observed effect level (NOEL)) in studies of the toxicity of chemicals, the highest dosage level at which chronic exposure to the substance shows no adverse effects; usually calculated for laboratory animals.
level of significance a statistical measure that serves as the cutoff point used to determine whether a null hypothesis is retained or rejected; the probability of incorrectly rejecting the null hypothesis (see Type I error).
sterility assurance level (SAL) the probability that a process makes something sterile (see sterilization). An SAL of 10−6 is the recommended probability of survival for organisms on a sterilized device. This level means that there is less than or equal to one chance in a million that an item remains contaminated or nonsterile.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

lev·el

(lev'ĕl),
1. Any rank, position, or status in a graded scale of values.
2. A test for determining such rank or position.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

level

A relative position; reference point; a specified amount of a thing
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

lev·el

(lev'ĕl)
Any rank, position, or status in a graded scale of values.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

lev·el

(lev'ĕl)
Any rank, position, or status in a graded scale of values.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012

Patient discussion about level

Q. Are there are different kind of levels of alcoholism?

A. If you are talking about the type of alcoholic drink,YES,they have different levels of alcohol in them,read the bottle,it will give you percent#--the more alcohol in a drink, the faster you will get drunk,and the worst your hangover will be-----mrfoot56

Q. Can you help me to know what the safe level of drinking is? I am a crane operator who gets more tired when returning home. So I consume some amount of liquor daily by having my restriction to not go beyond a limit. But I fail without my knowledge. Can you help me to know what the safe level of drinking is?

A. just dont drink before you operate the machine.

Q. What's the average blood-alcohol level. What's the average blood-alcohol level of the drivers pulled over in Minnesota?

A. here is a web page with Minnesota drunk driving statistics about alcohol related fatalities. not what you asked for exactly, but it might give you a clue:
http://www.alcoholalert.com/drunk-driving-statistics-minnesota.html

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References in classic literature ?
In the center of the room was a pool of considerable size, the level of the water being but a few inches below the floor.
Nor could they continue to hold their hands at the level of their eyes: their hands went down to their legs to push back the waves, which were full of little legs and nails and claws and teeth.
And hold your hand at the level of your eyes!...But where are we?"
The trail was level and quite broad and led upward and in the general direction I wished to go.
It is an excellent lesson to reflect on the ascertained amount of migration of the inhabitants of Europe during the Glacial period, which forms only a part of one whole geological period; and likewise to reflect on the great changes of level, on the inordinately great change of climate, on the prodigious lapse of time, all included within this same glacial period.
In other cases we have the plainest evidence in great fossilised trees, still standing upright as they grew, of many long intervals of time and changes of level during the process of deposition, which would never even have been suspected, had not the trees chanced to have been preserved: thus, Messrs.
The service levels should require continuous performance improvements over the term of the contract to motivate the provider to enhance service quality and take advantage of improvements in technology and capabilities.
Blood levels represent your average exposure during the last three or four months, he notes.
* Increased waste levels of 1-2% (US$ 20,000 to US$ 40,000/month)
Idso's experiments showing a correlation between increased levels of C[O.sub.2] and increased plant growth have been confirmed by results obtained by similar studies conducted by other scientists using other species.
How important is it to keep up with the oil levels in your Stryker?
Initial serum aspartate aminotransferase (AST) and alanine aminotransferase (ALT) levels were 38 U/L and 20 U/L, respectively (normal <35 U/L).