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neptunium

 (Np) [nep-too´ne-um]
a chemical element, atomic number 93, atomic weight 237. (See Appendix 6.)

NP

Abbreviation for nurse practitioner.

Np

1. Symbol for neptunium.
2. Abbreviation for neper.

NP

abbr.
1. neuropsychiatry
2. notary public
3. noun phrase
4. nurse practitioner

NP

Abbreviation for:
N protein
nasal polyp
nasopharynx
national priorities
National Program
National Programme
natriuretic peptide
nerve palsy
neural plate
neuritic plaque
neuropathic pain
neuropathology
neuropathy
neuropeptide
neuropsychiatric
Niemann-Pick
nitrogen-phosphorus
nitroprusside
nonapeptide
nonhistone protein
nonparametric
non-principal  
normal-phase
nosocomial pneumonia
not palpable
not present
nucleotide pair
nucleoside phosphorylase
nucleus pulposus
Nurse Practitioner

NP

Abbreviation for nurse practitioner.

Np

Symbol for neptunium.

Nucleus pulposus (NP)

an elastic, pulpy mass in the center of each vertebral disk.
Mentioned in: Chemonucleolysis
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However, the extent to which register explains the occurrence and/or non-occurrence of a post modifier within a noun phrase structure is still insightful.
Despite the scholar impression, many noun phrases and verbs were seen as concrete: the disciple, a teacher, this poem, the phrasing, and smell.
In the second sentence in the sequence in (18), the noun phrase the bears refers to the total sum of six bears that were mentioned in the preceding sentence.
It is precisely in this context where the average number of words of the object phrase is observed to play a more decisive role inasmuch as the average number of words of the intervening noun phrase nearly doubles that of o (2.1 and 1.4 words, respectively), as shown in the following instances:
A cross-linguistic comparison of generic noun phrases in English and Mandarin.
It is generally easy to identify some of the types of morphosyntactic behavior identified in a language as typically selected for noun phrases representing participants whose semantic role forms part of the lexical meaning of the verb, at least in clauses whose construction does not involve operations on the basic argument structure of the head verb.
On a closer examination of the noun phrases in the EU texts, one of the first features noticed by the discourse analyst is the marked preference for rich modification.
This is because it is nearly impossible to control sentence production during free scene viewing, unless once uses few line drawings and rigidly controlled the order of production of some noun phrases, as has been done in previous studies.
They can combine with a singular count noun to form a grammatical noun phrase.
For instance, a unit starting with an article is a noun phrase (or, part of a noun phrase).
Several prepositions are manifesting the position usually a noun phrase as "Windows operating system was designed in Bell Laboratory." Here Bell Laboratory is position and come after 'in', 'on' and 'under' prepositions.