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ν

1. The 13th letter of the Greek alphabet, nu.
3. In chemistry, denotes the position of a substituent located on the thirteenth atom from the carboxyl or other functional group.

nu

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Thirteenth letter of the Greek alphabet, ν.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

nu

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1. Thirteenth letter of the Greek alphabet (ν).
2. Kinematic viscosity; frequency;stoichiometric number
3. chemistry The position of a substituent located on the thirteenth atom from the carboxyl or other functional group.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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When Sister Mary Michael (all of the nuns were able to choose pseudonyms), who worked as a computer programmer prior to becoming a Poor Clare, told her mother that she was entering the monastery, the response was "No, you're not." Despite the fact that her mother was terminally ill, Sister Mary Michael told her that she was leaving to dedicate her life to God.
The Albanian nun is known for her charity work helping the poor, sick and the dying in the slums of the eastern Indian city of Kolkata, formerly Calcutta, for which she was nicknamed the "Saint of the Gutters." She established the Missionaries of Charity in the city.
The next section focuses on the paleographical evidence for nuns' written culture.
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