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  Ability



Ability

   The ability to acquire general or special types of knowledge or skill.

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Ability
The ability to acquire general or special types of knowledge or skill.



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Abilene doctors
All doctors near Abilene, the United States of America. Doctors who can assist a patient in Abilene.

Abilify
Commercial name for Aripiprazole. It is the sixth of the second generation antipsychotic (or atypical antipsychotic) medications to hit the market. Aripirazole is FDA approved for the treatment of schizophrenia. Additionally, it has recently received FDA approval for the treatment of acute manic and mixed episodes associated with bipolar disorder.

Abilities, Urine Concentrating
The ability of the kidney to excrete in the urine high concentrations of solutes from the blood plasma.



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Abdominal Radiography
Radiographic visualization of the body between the thorax and the pelvis, i.e., within the peritoneal cavity.

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Ectopic pregnancy with development of the fetus in the abdominal cavity. (Dorland, 27th ed)

Aberrant Tissue
A mass of histologically normal tissue present in an abnormal location.

Abelson murine leukemia virus
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A plant genus of the family MALVACEAE, order Malvales, subclass Dilleniidae best known for okra.

Ability

Abilities, Urine Concentrating
The ability of the kidney to excrete in the urine high concentrations of solutes from the blood plasma.

Abies
A plant genus in the family PINACEAE, order Pinales, class Pinopsida, division Coniferophyta.

ABH Blood Groups
The major human blood type system which depends on the presence or absence of two antigens A and B. Type O occurs when neither A nor B is present and AB when both are present. A and B are genetic factors that determine the presence of enzymes for the synthesis of certain glycoproteins mainly in the red cell membrane.

Abetalipoproteinemia
A disorder of lipid metabolism inherited as an autosomal recessive trait characterized by the near absence of APOLIPOPROTEINS B and apoB-containing lipoproteins in plasma. Microsomal triglyceride transfer protein is deficient or absent in enterocytes. Clinical and laboratory findings include acanthocytosis, hypocholesterolemia, peripheral neuropathy, posterior column degeneration, ataxia, and steatorrhea. Intellectual abilities may also be impaired. (Menkes, Textbook of Child Neurology, 5th ed, p118; Curr Opin Lipidol 1994 Apr;5(2):81-6)

Aberrations, Sex Chromosome
Abnormal number or structure of the SEX CHROMOSOMES. Many sex chromosome aberrations, but not all, are the cause of SEX CHROMOSOME DISORDERS.

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