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mass

 [mas]
1. a lump or collection of cohering particles.
2. that characteristic of matter that gives it inertia. Symbol m.
atomic mass atomic weight; see also atomic mass unit.
inner cell mass an internal cluster of cells at the embryonic pole of the blastocyst which develops into the body of the embryo.
lean body mass that part of the body including all its components except neutral storage lipid; in essence, the fat-free mass of the body.
relative molecular mass technically preferable term for molecular weight.

MASS

(mas),
Acronym for mitral valve prolapse, aortic anomalies, skeletal changes, and skin changes. See: MASS syndrome.

mass (m),

(mas),
1. A lump or aggregation of coherent material. Synonym(s): massa [TA]
2. pharmacotherapy a soft solid preparation containing an active medicinal agent of such consistency that it can be divided into small pieces and rolled into pills.
3. One of the seven fundamental quantities in the SI; its unit is the kilogram, defined as the mass of the international prototype of the kilogram, which is made of platinum-iridium and maintained at the International Bureau of Weights and Measures.
4. The quantity of matter in a body or substance.
5. In pulmonary radiology, a lung or pleural lesion larger than 30 mm in diameter, as inferred from an opacity on the x-ray image; most often a neoplasm.
6. Commonly used as a synonym for tumor or neoplasm.
[L. massa, a doughlike mass]

massa

Mass, as in a structured cohesive tissue aggregate.

MASS

(măs)
1. An acronym proposed by the American Medical Association, to assist in triage in mass-casualty incidents. The components of the acronym are M for move, A for assess, S for sort, and S for send.
2. An acronym for syndrome manifesting mitral valve prolapse, aortic anomalies, skeletal changes, and skin changes.

mass

(mas)
1. A lump or aggregation of coherent material.
2. pharmacy A soft but solid preparation containing an active medicinal agent, of such consistency that it can be divided into small pieces and rolled into pills.
3. One of the seven fundamental quantities in the SI; its unit is the kilogram (kg), defined as the mass of the international prototype of the kilogram, which is made of platinum-iridium and kept at the International Bureau of Weights and Measures.
Synonym(s): massa.
[L. massa, a doughlike mass]
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Com isto, a analise compartimentada ou por segmento permiti verificar onde estao as maiores concentracoes, tanto de massa magra como massa gorda.
O resultado do estudo foi uma serie de calculos que fracionavam a massa corporal em quatro componentes: pele e massa adiposa subcutanea, massa ossea, massa muscular e massa visceral.
Apos a obtencao do %G foram calculados os componentes de massa gorda, massa magra, massa residual, massa ossea e massa muscular, obtidas a partir das seguintes equacoes: 1) Massa gorda (MG) = %G x MC / 100; 2) Massa ossea (MO) = 3,02 ([ES.sup.2] x DBE x DF x 400) 0,712; 3) Massa residual (MR) = MC (24,1 / 100); e 4) Massa muscular (MM) = MC-(MG + MO + MR) (Drinkwater e Ross, 1980).
A arte de massa deve ser estudada pela filosofia da arte dada a sua importancia na sociedade atual.
Em 2000, Melton e colaboradores (24) aplicaram o mesmo criterio, anteriormente descrito, proposto por Baumgartner e colaboradores (22) para mensuracao da massa muscular.
In China, although he suffered a scare during a practice session after a rear-wing failure caused him to spin off the track at 200-plus mph, Massa still finished fifth with his teammate right behind him.
Behind the scenes Massa also feels the Grove-based marque have gelled following a raft of changes last winter, which played a part in their rise from ninth in the constructors' championship in 2013 to third, and now they seem set to push on further.
A massa seca do cladodio ajustou-se a um modelo quadratico para palma Gigante com o aumento da densidade de plantio, enquanto que na palma Miuda e Redonda nao foram afetadas com o adensamento de plantio (Figura 2B).
In that respect Massa's criticism of Magnussen appeared harsh, but in the cold light of day, and on reflection, the 33-year-old was unrepentant.
Pastor Maldonado will make way for Massa, with Valtteri Bottas remaining with the team to partner the Brazilian.
Massa has finished ahead of Lotus driver Grosjean on five of the six occasions they have both been classified finishers this season.
In final practice, and again during the grand prix itself 11 days ago, Massa lost control of his Ferrari towards the end of the start-finish straight on the streets of the principality.