no-

no-

absence of.

no-effect level, no-observed-effect level
the maximum dose of a poison that can be given over a stated period without producing detectable ill effects.
no-lesion pathology
the clinical pathology of diseases in which no physical lesion is demonstrable.
no-visible lesion (NVL) case
a case in which no gross lesion is demonstrable by a routine postmortem examination.
References in classic literature ?
For years he had been beset with no- tions concerning his heart.
All of these people stared at me, talked about me, ran into the huts and fetched out their families to gape at me; but no- body ever noticed that other fellow, except to make him humble salutation and get no response for their pains.
Tom give him a dime, and said we wouldn't tell no- body; and told him to buy some more thread to tie up his wool with; and then looks at Jim, and says:
Nobody entered the alley or left it; no- body resembling the Spaniard entered or left the tavern door.
I was dreadful ashamed to have you graduate in cheesecloth, Rebecca, but I couldn't help it no- how.
The old man was advertising for me then, and a chum I had with me had a no- tion of getting a couple quid out of him by writ- ing a lot of silly nonsense in a letter.
The rest of the world was no- where, as far as our eyes and ears were concerned.
He was different: innocent of heart, and full of good will, which no- body wanted, this castaway, that, like a man trans- planted into another planet, was separated by an immense space from his past and by an immense ignorance from his future.
He was the collapsed figure sobbing for breath I had no- ticed before we went on the poop.