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a chemical element, atomic number 34, atomic weight 78.96, symbol Se. (See Appendix 6.) It is an essential mineral nutrient. Dietary sources of selenium include seafoods, kidney, and liver. Humans can adjust their homeostasis mechanism for selenium over a wide range of dietary intakes. Recommended intake levels are generally met from the diet, so that supplements are not necessary.
selenium sulfide
1. the sulfide salt of selenium, a topical antiseborrheic and antifungal applied topically to the scalp to control seborrheic dermatitis and dandruff; also used topically in the treatment of tinea versicolor.
2. the sulfide salt of selenium, an antiseborrheic and antifungal; used topically in the treatment of seborrheic dermatitis and dandruff of the scalp and of tinea versicolor.
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Symbol for selenium.
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Abbreviation for:
sanitary engineering
sensory epithelium
serine esterase
sexually experienced
sheep erythrocyte
side effect
sleep efficiency
social exclusion, see there 
solvent extraction
sperm extract
spin echo
spongiform encephalopathy
squamous epithelium
standard error
status epilepticus
stress echocardiography
subclinical encephalopathy
systematic error
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Symbol for selenium
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Patient discussion about Se

Q. Good evening,ihave aproblem of gustric ulcers which disturb me much could you p`se advise me about agood drug DR i feel pain and some times i spit mucuslike flids and after that the pain reduces most especially when i am hungry.Thank you for advice on the drugs which can help me and i will be gratfull byebye!.

A. First of all, we are not doctors here. We are people like you, and no one here can either recommend or prescribe you any medication.

Regarding gastric ulcers, in many times it results from an infection by H. pylori, and treating this infection (by a combination of several drugs) may solve the problem. You should consult your doctor about it.

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El saber practico y las habilidades practicas tienen, por lo tanto, cuatro propiedades importantes (Noe, 2005: 284-286):
Siempre son el saber de alguien, es decir, el saber de una persona.
La segunda propiedad del saber practico esta directamente conectada con la primera.
Meseeha, called the police for protection but they arrested Saber instead.
Saber was attacked in Al-Marg police station following his initial arrest.
The police and prosecution were very biased against Alber from the start ," said Mohamed Farouk Sd, another lawyer on Saber's defence team and member of the Arab Network for Human Rights Information.
The prosecution is accusing Saber of "contempt of the Islamic and Christian religions, insulting the divine being, making fun of religious practices and prophets" and has demanded the court deliver the strictest penalty; five years imprisonment according to Article 98(w) of the penal code.
In a 37-page memo presented to the judge, Ezzat argued that confessions were forcibly extracted from Saber under physical and mental duress.
He added at the time that he was not sure Saber would receive a fair trial since the prosecutor investigating him, or the judge who will oversee his trial, could be religious.
Saber was initially arrested after residents of his neighbourhood in Ezbet El-Nakhl accused him of posting the offensive Innocence of Muslims video on his Facebook account.
A large group of officers attacked Saber after he pulled off a policeman's hat and threw it in the air.
Malek Adly from the Hisham Mubarak Law Center was one of two lawyers who attended Saber's questioning at the public prosecution office.