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Life Support Systems Regenerative -- See Ecological Systems, Closed


Systems that provide for the maintenance of life in an isolated living chamber through reutilization of the material available, in particular, by means of a cycle wherein exhaled carbon dioxide, urine, and other waste matter are converted chemically or by photosynthesis into oxygen, water, and food. (NASA Thesaurus, 1988)
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Life Valuation Economic -- See Value of Life


The intrinsic moral worth ascribed to a living being. (Bioethics Thesaurus)
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Lifelong Learning -- See Education, Continuing


Educational programs designed to inform individuals of recent advances in their particular field of interest. They do not lead to any formal advanced standing.
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Lifestyle Factors -- See Life Style


Typical way of life or manner of living characteristic of an individual or group. (From APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed)
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Ligaments   2008 1
Ligaments Articular   2008 1
 

Ligand -- See Ligands


A molecule that binds to another molecule, used especially to refer to a small molecule that binds specifically to a larger molecule, e.g., an antigen binding to an antibody, a hormone or neurotransmitter binding to a receptor, or a substrate or allosteric effector binding to an enzyme. Ligands are also molecules that donate or accept a pair of electrons to form a coordinate covalent bond with the central metal atom of a coordination complex. (From Dorland, 27th ed)
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Ligands -- See Also Radioligand Assay


Quantitative determination of receptor (binding) proteins in body fluids or tissue using radioactively labeled binding reagents (e.g., antibodies, intracellular receptors, plasma binders).
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Ligands   2018 1
  Light -- 6 Related Mesh Subjects   6
Light Adverse Effects : Stamatas, Georgios N.  2010 1
 

Light Sources -- See Also the narrower term Sun



--headings beginning with the word Solar
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Light Therapeutic Use -- See Phototherapy


Treatment of disease by exposure to light, especially by variously concentrated light rays or specific wavelengths.
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Light Therapy -- See Phototherapy


Treatment of disease by exposure to light, especially by variously concentrated light rays or specific wavelengths.
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Light Visible -- See Light


That portion of the electromagnetic spectrum in the visible, ultraviolet, and infrared range.

--consider also terms at PHOTIC PHOTO-
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Lightheadedness -- See Dizziness


An imprecise term which may refer to a sense of spatial disorientation, motion of the environment, or lightheadedness.
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Lighting Adverse Effects   2
Likens Aaron : Likens, Aaron.  2012 1
 

Limb Prosthesis -- See Artificial Limbs


Prosthetic replacements for arms, legs, and parts thereof.
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Limbic System Physiopathology : Goldstein, Jay A.  1993 1
 

Limbs -- See Extremities


The farthest or outermost projections of the body, such as the HAND and FOOT.
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Limbs Artificial -- See Artificial Limbs


Prosthetic replacements for arms, legs, and parts thereof.
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Limitation Of Activity Chronic -- See Activities of Daily Living


The performance of the basic activities of self care, such as dressing, ambulation, or eating.
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Limnology -- See Also Oceanography


The science that deals with the ocean and its phenomena. (Webster, 3d ed)
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Lincoln Abraham 1809 1865   3
Lincoln Abraham 1809 1865 Juvenile Literature   3
 

Linguistic Rights -- See Human Rights


The right of the individual to cultural, social, economic, and educational opportunities as provided by society, e.g., right to work, right to education, and right to social security.
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Linguistics : Chase, Robert O.,  2013 1
Linguistics Methods Case Reports : Capps, Lisa.  1997 1
Linguistics Spanish : Jarvis, Ana C.  1996 1
Linkage Genetics : Davies, Kevin,  1996 1
 

Linkage Mapping -- See Chromosome Mapping


Any method used for determining the location of and relative distances between genes on a chromosome.
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Lipectomy Popular Works : McNemar, Thomas,  2006 1
 

Lipedema -- See Also Lymphedema


Edema due to obstruction of lymph vessels or disorders of the lymph nodes.
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Lipid -- See Lipids


A generic term for fats and lipoids, the alcohol-ether-soluble constituents of protoplasm, which are insoluble in water. They comprise the fats, fatty oils, essential oils, waxes, phospholipids, glycolipids, sulfolipids, aminolipids, chromolipids (lipochromes), and fatty acids. (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
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Lipid Metabolism Inborn Errors : Burton, Barbara K.,  2021 1
  Lipids -- 2 Related Mesh Subjects   2
Lipids   2
 

Lipolysis Suction -- See Lipectomy


Removal of localized SUBCUTANEOUS FAT deposits by SUCTION CURETTAGE or blunt CANNULATION in the cosmetic correction of OBESITY and other esthetic contour defects.
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Lipoproteins Hdl Physiology   2015 1
 

Liposuction -- See Lipectomy


Removal of localized SUBCUTANEOUS FAT deposits by SUCTION CURETTAGE or blunt CANNULATION in the cosmetic correction of OBESITY and other esthetic contour defects.
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Lipreading -- See Also Deafness


A general term for the complete loss of the ability to hear from both ears.
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Liquid Biopsy -- See Also Blood Specimen Collection


The taking of a blood sample to determine its character as a whole, to identify levels of its component cells, chemicals, gases, or other constituents, to perform pathological examination, etc.
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Liquid Ventilation -- See Also Ventilators, Mechanical


Mechanical devices used to produce or assist pulmonary ventilation.
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Lissodelphis -- See Dolphins


Mammals of the families Delphinidae (ocean dolphins), Iniidae, Lipotidae, Pontoporiidae, and Platanistidae (all river dolphins). Among the most well-known species are the BOTTLE-NOSED DOLPHIN and the KILLER WHALE (a dolphin). The common name dolphin is applied to small cetaceans having a beaklike snout and a slender, streamlined body, whereas PORPOISES are small cetaceans with a blunt snout and rather stocky body. (From Walker's Mammals of the World, 5th ed, pp978-9)
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Lister Joseph Baron 1827 1912   2
  Literacy -- 4 Related Mesh Subjects   4
 

Literacy Programs -- See Education


Acquisition of knowledge as a result of instruction in a formal course of study.
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Literary Collections : Major, Clarence.  2001 1
 

Literature -- See Also Medicine in Literature


Written or other literary works whose subject matter is medical or about the profession of medicine and related areas.
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