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(star),
Any stellate or star-shaped structure.
See also: aster, astrosphere, stella, stellula.
[A.S. steorra]

STAR

Abbreviation for:
Scandinavian Total Ankle Replacement
Short-Term Assessment and Rehabilitation team 
signal transduction and activation of RNA
Special Targeted, Abbreviated Review
Specialty Training and Advanced Research
staged abdominal repair
Staphylokinase Recombinant Trial
Start Talking About Recovery
steroidogenic acute regulatory protein 
Study of Tamoxifen and Raloxifene
Systems Test for Alternative Reimbursement

STAR

Oncology A 5-yr clinical study–Study of Tamoxifen And Raloxifene–to determine whether raloxifene helps prevent breast CA in ♀ and whether it has any benefits over tamoxifen–Nolvadex. See MORE, Raloxifene, Tamoxifen.

star

(stahr)
Any stellate structure.
See also: aster, astrosphere, stella, stellula
[A.S. steorra]

STAR,

n an acronym used in osteopathic medicine that represents “sensitivity,” “tissue texture change,” “asymmetry,” and “range of motion reduced.” STAR prompts practitioners to remember the indications of somatic dysfunction, including those associated with myofascial trigger points.

STAR

see cornell STAR accelerated lambing system.

star

a color marking in a horse's coat consisting of a white spot in the center of the forehead; just a few white hairs is sometimes called a flame.
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