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tan·dem

(tan'dĕm),
Term used to describe multiple copies of the same sequence in a polynucleic acid that lie adjacent to one another.

tan·dem

(tan'dĕm)
1. A long narrow tube designed to fit inside the endocervical canal and uterine cavity; used in conjunction with ovoids to treat gynecologic malignancies with a radioactive source.
See also: ovoids
2. Heel-to-toe placement, an assessment of balance with the heel of one foot against the toe of the other foot.
See also: Romberg sign
Synonym(s): tandem Romberg.
[L., at length]

tandem

1. A curved stainless steel tube inserted into the uterine canal during brachytherapy to hold radioactive sources.
2. Any two objects arranged consecutively or working in series with one another.
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Insession's ICE supports both K and S series of Tandem servers, as well as a number of connectivity options including all Tandem WAN options, Token Ring and Ethernet LANs, and Tandem's forthcoming implementation of Fast Ethernet.
Tandem, Himalaya, Integrity, NonStop, and the Tandem logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Tandem Computers Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries.
Through its Telecommunications Division, Tandem develops and markets the NonStop(R) Himalaya(R) Intelligent Network Server (INS), UNIX system-based Integrity(R) INS, and the Windows NT Server-based N-series INS for the communications industry.
Its range of 14 integrated products, PROGNOSIS, provides leading edge solutions for Tandem systems management.
Through its telecommunications product division, Tandem Telecom Network Solutions, Tandem develops the NonStop Himalaya server-based INS SCP, IS-41 HLR and IS-41 Authentication Center products for the wireless communications industry.
The world's leading UNIX(R) system-based fault-tolerant server, the Integrity(R) S4000 by Tandem, a Compaq company, again proves its superior reliability and availability by delivering more than 4,000 hours, and counting, of continuous operations under extreme conditions as `Mission Control' for the Whitbread Round the World Sailing Race.