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Definition of the noun iop

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  1. pressure exerted by the fluids inside the eyeball; regulated by resistance to the outward flow of aqueous humor


IOP a.k.a. The Institute of Physics is a scientific charity that works to advance physics education, research and application. It has a worldwide membership of around 50,000. The IOP supports physics in education, research and industry. In addition to this, the IOP provides services to its members including careers advice and professional development and grants the professional qualification of Chartered Physicist, as well as Chartered Engineer as a nominated body of the Engineering Council. The IOP's publishing company, IOP Publishing, publishes more than 70 academic journals and magazines.


Iop a.k.a. Independent Olympic Participants: During the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain, athletes from the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia and the Republic of Macedonia competed as Independent Olympic Participants. Macedonian athletes could not appear under their own flag because their NOC had not been formed. The Federal Republic of Yugoslavia was under United Nations sanctions which prevented the country from taking part in the Olympics. However, individual Yugoslav athletes were allowed to take part as Independent Olympic Participants.

  • also known as Independent Olympic Participants at the 1992 Summer Olympics

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Google previewOptometry , Science, Techniques and Clinical Management (2016)

Medicine, Ophthalmology by CTI Reviews

IOP is an important aspect in the evaluation of patients at risk from glaucoma.

Elevated IOP is the most important risk factor for glaucoma, so those with Ocular hypertension are frequently considered to have a greater chance of developing ...

Google previewEconomic Simulations in Swarm: Agent-Based Modelling and Object Oriented Programming (2000)

Agent-Based Modelling and Object Oriented Programming by Francesco Luna, Benedikt Stefansson

For the financed agent the IOP is an impulse to go to the financial market and ask for credit. The probability of success (ProblopSuccess) is directly observable. For the unit that supplies funds, an lop represents the occasion to invest capital in ...

Google previewGenetic Translocations and Other Chromosome Aberrations (2008)

by Guy T. Leyden

Although abnormally elevated IOP is a risk factor, apoptosis of retinal ganglion cells is a cause of the disease. The relationships between neuro-retinal tissue damage and apoptosis have been investigated and clarified in several experimental ...

Google previewNoninvasive Instrumentation and Measurement in Medical Diagnosis (2001)

by Robert B. Northrop

The IOP is the result of the constant production (and outflow) of the liquid aqueous humor (AH). The AH is found around the lens and in the anterior chamber of the eye. It serves as a nutrient solution for the lens, the iris and the inside of the ...

Google previewHandbook of Clinical Anaesthesia 3E (2011)

by Brian Pollard

IOP is the tension exerted by the contents of the globe on the corneoscleral envelope. Its importance in health is in maintaining the corneal curve and refractive index of the eye.

Google previewEmergency Medicine (2012)

Clinical Essentials (Expert Consult -- Online) by James G. Adams

Although a lower than normal IOP is a good indication ...

Google previewEvidence-based Eye Care (2007)

by Peter J. Kertes, Thomas Mark Johnson

Most recently, definitions of glaucoma describe an optic nerve pathology in which elevated IOP is a risk factor and not a defining feature of the disease.” As a risk factor for glaucoma, IOP is unique in that it is the only one modifiable; it is difficult ...

Google previewOphthalmic Anaesthesia (2002)

by C. Dodds, G. Fanning, C. Kumar

Dynamics IOP is a function of the rate at which VI.

Google previewProtective Relaying (2003)

Theory and Applications by Walter A. Elmore

where Ki and K2 are adjusted by the magnetic shunts; K3 is a design constant; <p is the permanent magnetic flux; Iop is the operating current; and Ir is the restraint current in milliamperes. 2.2 Magnetic Induction Units There ...

Google previewThe Canadian Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine (2012)

by Sherry Torkos

GLAUCOMA Glaucoma refers to a group of eye diseases that cause damage to the optic nerve and elevated pressure inside the eye, or intraocular pressure (IOP ). One of the most common causes of blindness, glaucoma affects over 400,000 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Forensic and Legal Medicine (2015)

The interim order panel (IOP) is an MPTS panel that can suspend or restrict a doctor's practice while an investigation about the doctor is underway (GMC, 2013b). The GMC can refer the doctor to this Panel at any stage in an investigation.

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Stem Cell Research (2015)

by Eric E. Bouhassira

Raised IOP causes mechanical pressure on the lamina cribrosa, altering and subsequently compromising the blood supply to the optic nerve, which leads to permanent nerve damage and vision loss. Glaucoma can be of four types: In open ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Chemical Physics and Physical Chemistry: Fundamentals (2001)

by Nicholas D. Spencer, John H. Moore Jacket illustration. Atomic force microscope image showing the spherulitic morphology of a ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Psychopharmacology (2010)

by Ian Stolerman

Cardiovascular active drugs Beta-blockers Acebutolol Metoprolol Atenolol Nadolol Bevantolol Oxprenolol Bopindolol Pindolol Labetolol Propranolol Mepindolol Sotalol Bisoprolol Carvedilol Nebivolol Timolol (IOP) Antiasthmatic drugs ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Petroleum Industry (2009)

by M. S. Vassiliou

The consortium, Iranian Oil Participants (IOP), consisted of the Seven Sisters— including AIOC, now renamed British Petroleum (BP)—and Compagnie Française des Pétroles (CFP, later Total). IOP ran the industry on behalf of NIOC, but in ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Chemical Physics and Physical Chemistry: Applications (2001)

by Nicholas D. Spencer, John H. Moore Jacket illustration. CryoSEM micrograph of a freeze-fractured yeast cell.

Google previewDurorp-English Dictionary (2013)

iop. yut (v) stir (by turning with a stick or spoon); screw; steer, turn (e.g. a steering) yut maba (v) skrew (continually) e.g. Yut maba duuni dor. S trew that hottle top. yut mabi (v) unskrew (continually) e.g. Yut mabi duuni dor. Uartrew that hottle top.

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