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LCD

abbreviation for liquid crystal display, a video display device that is more compact and uses less electrical power than the conventional cathode ray tube (CRT). Laptop computers use LCD displays. LCD monitors are frequently used instead of CRTs for desktop computers. An LCD is composed of electrically sensitive liquid crystals laminated between layers of plastic. Application of small electrical currents alters the orientation of the crystals, producing the image.

corneal dystrophy, lattice type 1

An autosomal dominant (OMIM:122200) form of corneal dystrophy characterised by wispy, greyish, cotton-like threads limited to a zone between the centre of the cornea and the periphery, with slowly progressive loss of vision by the fifth or sixth decade of life.

Molecular pathology
Has been linked to defects of TGFBI, which encodes an RGD protein that binds to type I, II and IV collagens and plays a role in cell–collagen interactions.

LCD

Liquid crystal display Computers A flat panel display used for laptops, PDAs/handhelds, etc. See Laptop computer.

LCD

Abbreviation for local coverage determination.
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Mr Ben Evans appeared to suggest in a radio interview that this had been their policy, saying: "We have been accused of having low standards and pandering to the lowest common denominator, but I don't apologise for that at all.
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He is trying to appeal to the lowest common denominator.
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Flight also said that the formation of huge global alliances among airlines was likely to lead to more safety-conscious carriers, with "the lowest common denominator being forced up" thus reducing "the massive regional differences in safety standards which have always existed".
Local law and regulation should be seen as the lowest common denominator of behavior to which everyone must comply," said Ann Yerger, executive director, Council on Institutional Investors.
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