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  • dissociation — 1. Separation, or a dissolution of relations. SYN: disassociation. 2. The change of a complex chemical compound into a simpler one by any lytic reaction, by ionization, by heterolysis, or by homolysis. 3 …   Medical dictionary

  • EMD — electromechanical dissociation; emergency medical dispatcher; emergency medical doctor; Emery Dreifuss muscular dystrophy; esophageal mobility disorder …   Medical dictionary

  • pulseless electrical activity — electromechanical dissociation the appearance of normal looking complexes on the electrocardiogram that are, however, associated with a state of cardiac arrest. It is usually caused by large pulmonary emboli (see pulmonary embolism), cardiac… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • EMD — • electromechanical dissociation; • emergency medical dispatcher; • emergency medical doctor; • Emery Dreifuss muscular dystrophy; • esophageal mobility disorder …   Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations

  • Pulseless electrical activity — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = 4166 ICD10 = ICD10|I|46|9|I|30 ICD9 = ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = med eMedicineTopic = 2963 MeshID = Pulseless Electrical Activity (also known by the older term… …   Wikipedia

  • EMD — may refer to:In music: * E.M.D., a Swedish band In organizations: *Electro Motive Diesel and its predecessor Electro Motive Division (General Motors) *EMD Chemicals, EMD Pharmaceuticals, EMD Serono, and EMD Biosciences in the Merck KGaA group… …   Wikipedia

  • The House of God — Infobox Book | name = The House of God title orig = translator = image caption = author = Samuel Shem illustrator = cover artist = country = United States language = English series = genre = Satirical novel publisher = release date = 1979 english …   Wikipedia

  • activity — 1. In electroencephalography, the presence of neurogenic electrical energy. 2. In physical chemistry, an ideal concentration for which the law of mass action will apply perfectly; the ratio of the a. to the true concentr …   Medical dictionary

  • EMD — Electro Motive Division (Business » Firms) Emergency Medical Dispatch (Medical » Physiology) * Engineering Manufacturing Development (Governmental » Military) * Electronic Music Distribution (Community » Media) * Emerging Markets Income Fund, Inc …   Abbreviations dictionary

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