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one billionth (10−9) of a second.
Abbreviation for normal saline.
SPINK5A gene on chromosome 5q32 that encodes a multidomain serine protease inhibitor with 15 potential inhibitory domains, which may play a role in skin and hair morphogenesis and anti-inflammatory and/or antimicrobial protection of mucous epithelia.
SPINK5 mutations cause Netherton syndrome.