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1. A moderate-sized computer that can serve many users in a department, or one dedicated to a complex computational function such as computed tomography or magnetic resonance imaging; smaller and slower than a mainframe, more complex and powerful than a personal computer.
2. A miniature nerve potential occurring when a single neurotransmitter vesicle's contents are released.
[It. miniatura, decoration of manuscripts, fr. L. minium, red lead]
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Abbreviation for:
Mental Illness Needs Index
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mini international neuropsychiatric interview



A screening test to identify the possible presence of serious psychiatric illness in people, but esp. among prison inmates. The tests consists of 120 questions designed to identify 17 psychiatric disorders and is available in more than 40 languages.
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During the trial, German-based Lamm Autohaus removed the roof of the vehicle prior to sale in the UK and it was an instant hit, with all 75 vehicles selling immediately - making it one of the rarest Minis ever produced.
Unlike dental implants, mini implants are manufactured in smaller size and titanium alloy is preferred because of its higher strength relative to commercially pure titanium.8 The surface properties of mini implants are also as important as production of titanium alloy for its stability.
MINI District, inspired by the age old Monopoly game, allows fans to play the MINIPOLY board to be in with the chance of winning a MINI to drive for a week, or send a personalised post card to their loved ones from a London post-box.
As for other features, the new MINI has redesigned, full-LED headlights, new tail lights, new graphics around the side indicators and much more.
The MINI portfolio combines strength, fun and excitement in one car offering customers a defined journey full of memories that will last for a lifetime.