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1. The 24th and last letter of the Greek alphabet, omega.
2. Symbol for ohm.


/Ω/ ohm.


symbol for ohm.


[ōmē′gə, ōmā′gə, om′əgə]
Ω, ω, the 24th letter of the Greek alphabet.


The 24th letter in the Greek alphabet.

Medspeak-UK: pronounced, oh MEE guh
Medspeak-US: pronounced, oh MAY guh


A permutation of reiki in which a healer is believed to be capable of transferring healing energy without physical contact with the patient.


1. Twenty-fourth and last letter of the Greek alphabet (ω, Ω).
2. Ohm.


, ω
Omega (qv)


the twenty-fourth and last letter of the Greek alphabet, Ω.

omega protein
topoisomerase I of Escherichia coli.

Patient discussion about omega

Q. Is Omega 3 fatty acids helps brain development of babies? There are all sorts of food supplements that add omega 3 to their baby formula. Is it helpful? Can it harm?


I found a nice video with a pediatrician that explain that exactly!!

Q. I heard that omega 3 is good for autoimmune diseases- is that true? I have Rheumatoid Arthritis, and I take all sort of anti inflammatory drugs. And I heard I can take omega 3 and I’ll be able to cut down the medication.

A. According to studies Omega 3 fatty acids have anti inflammatory effects and a lot of other helpful qualities. Here is a some articles I found about it. Any way you should consult your doctor maybe for you specific- it won’t help. But here it is:

Q. Does Omega 3 help to get rid of headache?

A. omega 3 fatty acids are a building material of "resolvins" which are anti inflammatory substances. so if the headaches are caused by inflammations- it can reduce then. but it won't "get rid" of them. you have to eliminate the cause for the inflammation.

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As of 2004, Omega represents nearly 90 percent of all gunlocks currently approved for sale with handguns in the state of Maryland and 100 percent of approved revolvers.
During the fourth quarter 1992, Omega matched its fourth quarter 1991 earnings of $1.