Slang Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome

Peutz-Jeghers syndrome is a hereditary disease characterized by the appearance of polyps of the gastrointestinal tract and pigment spots. The polyps can cause complications such as bleeding, intestinal obstruction or intussusception. Those affected have an increased risk of cancer. What is Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome? Peutz-Jeghers syndrome is a disease in which numerous polyps of the gastrointestinal tract appear in combination with pigmented spots on the skin and mucous membranes. The disease…

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Slang HF

Hypoglycaemia factitia

According to abbreviationfinder, HF stands for Hypoglycaemia factitia. Hypoglycaemia factitia is low blood sugar with the characteristic symptoms that the patient deliberately brings about. Those affected are usually people with Munchausen syndrome. In addition to the symptomatic treatment of hypoglycaemia, causal therapeutic treatment must be carried out in order to protect the patient from himself. What is hypoglycaemia factitia? Patients with hypoglycaemia factitia suffer from the characteristic symptoms of hypoglycaemia. The…

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Slang NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

NATO

Short for North Atlantic Treaty Organization according to abbreviationfinder, NATO is an international political and military organization that brings together a total of 28 countries. The signatories of the Brussels Treaty, the United States and Canada, as well as five other Western European countries invited to participate, join this organization. NATO’s headquarters are in Mons, Brussels and that of its military command in Belgium. NATO has the largest nuclear arsenal…

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Slang VoIP

VoIP

According to abbreviationfinder, VoIP stands for Voice over Internet Protocol. Mobile VoIP is the voice over IP protocol (VoIP) applied in mobile phones. This means that the voice signal that is transmitted in a communication between two mobile terminals travels through the Internet using an IP protocol. With the latest advances in mobile telephony, it has been possible to make terminals powerful enough to allow an Internet connection through wireless…

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Slang Windows XP

Slang Windows XP

Service Packs From time to time, Microsoft distributes packages called Service Packs, which contain all the updates to date, as well as some new applications that ensure a safe operating system. Below are detailed, since its launch Microsoft has developed. Service pack 1 According to abbreviationfinder, SP1 for Windows XP was released on November 9, 2002. The features it has are as follows: The most visible novelty was the incorporation…

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Slang ERP

ERP

According to abbreviationfinder, ERP stands for Enterprise resource planning. They are information management systems that integrate and automate many of the business practices associated with the operational or productive aspects of a company. Software solution that addresses the needs, taking the vision of an organization’s processes to achieve the organizational goals that integrate all the functions of a company, facilitates integration throughout the Company with information systems that cover all…

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Slang CEO

Slang CEO

According to abbreviationfinder, the American term CEO is the abbreviation for chief executive officer. In Great Britain, the term Managing Director is more common. In Germany, the head of the company is usually referred to as the chairman of the board, especially in listed companies, and as the managing director in other companies. The chairman of the board or CEO is the head of the board of directors (in the…

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Slang HIV

Human Immunodeficiency Virus HIV

General characteristics From the moment that HIV enters the body, it begins to proliferate continuously. According to ABBREVIATIONFINDER.ORG, HIV stands for Human Immunodeficiency Virus. At least three evolutionary phases of the infection could be distinguished: initial, early or acute phase; intermediate or chronic phase and final phase, crisis or AIDS. The destruction of CD4 lymphocytes will produce a severe immunosuppression that favors the appearance of most of the opportunistic infections and neoplasms…

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Slang BSD

Slang BSD

According to ABBREVIATIONFINDER.ORG, BSD stands for Berkeley Software Distribution. It is used to identify an Operating System derived from the Unix system born from the contributions made to that system by the University of California at Berkeley. In the early years of the Unix system, its creators, the Bell Laboratories of the AT&T company, authorized the University of California at Berkeley and other universities to use the source code and…

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Slang ARM

ARM

According to ABBREVIATIONFINDER.ORG, ARM is an architecture RISC (Reduced Instruction Set Computer = Computer with reduced instruction set) of 32 bits developed by ARM Holdings. It was called Advanced RISC Machine, and previously Acorn RISC Machine. The ARM architecture is the most widely used 32-bit instruction set in produced units. Originally conceived by Acorn Computers for use in personal computers, the first ARM-based products were the Acorn Archimedes, released in 1987. The relative…

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