A common medical abbreviation which is used to imply urgent or rush. It is derived from a Latin word "statim" which means immediately.
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immediately [Lat. statim]; signal transducer and activator of transcription; state-trait anxiety inventory; Stent Thrombosis after Ticlopidine [study]; stop teenage addiction to tobacco; Stroke Treatment with Ancrod Trial

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stat 'stat adv STATIM

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[signal transducer and activator of transcription] any of a family of mobile transcription factors that are part of the pathway that leads from cytokines to cytokine receptors to Janus kinases to STAT's, which upon phosphorylation form activated dimers that enter the nucleus and activate expression of various genes.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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