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star

(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.
References in classic literature ?
As she came nearer, the starlight showed a panic-stricken face--the face of Mrs.
So faint was that frigid starlight that nothing could have been traced about them except that while they both wore black, one man was enormously big, and the other (perhaps by contrast) almost startlingly small.
The wintry road curved over a ridge in cutting frost, with cruel black shapes of bush and thicket; but Flambeau fancied that he saw beyond it faintly the edge of an aureole that was not starlight and moonlight, but some fire such as is made by men.
He listened again, and his sense of hearing again checked the water coming over the Weir, with its usual sound on a cold starlight night.
Partnership with Starlight Children's Foundation to Benefit Children and Families at Easter
com)-- Starlight Home Cinema, a Chicagoland entertainment company specializing in outdoor screens, projectors and sound systems, has a new home on the Web at starlighthomecinema.
But in fact the Poker Face star's style came from her friend and mentor, go-go dancing DJ and New York party fixture Lady Starlight.
New entertainment options in the form of a Starlight Nintendo Wii Fun Center videogame system and a free DVD rental kiosk will soon be available to patients at Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital at NewYork-Presbyterian, thanks to a donation from the tri-state area Starlight Children's Foundation's Pediatric Hospital Support Program.
That's why the Starlight Starbright Children's Foundation NY*NJ*CT Chapter has once again teamed up with the New York Mets to host the Fifth Annual Starlight Starbright Night at Shea Stadium when the Mets square-off against the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday, June 19.
Frette, the fine Italian linen house, offered 15 percent off most of its fabulous stock that night to the well-heeled partiers and will contribute 15 percent of all proceeds sold in the store from last Thursday through today to the Starlight Starbright Children's Foundation.
The Children's Heart Unit at the Freeman Hospital has received a Starlight Fun Centre courtesy of the Starlight Children's Foundation and Transco.
The duration of the transit and the amount by which starlight is dimmed by the planet's passage provide the only way astronomers can now determine the mass, size, and orbital inclination of these unseen bodies.