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Definition of the noun gca

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  1. aircraft landing in bad weather in which the pilot is talked down by ground control using precision approach radar


  1. GCA is a file format.
  2. GCA: Grancalcin is a protein that in humans is encoded by the GCA gene.
  3. Gca a.k.a. grancalcin, EF-hand calcium binding protein is a gene.
    • also known as grancalcin, EF-hand calcium-binding protein; grancalcin, penta-EF-hand protein

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Google previewOcular Vascular Occlusive Disorders (2015)

by Sohan Singh Hayreh

Pathogenesis GCA is the primary cause of A- AION. Other rare causes include other types of vasculitis, e.g., polyarteritis nodosa, systemic lupus erythematosus, and herpes zoster. GCA is a systemic vasculitis, ...

Google previewPolymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis (2017)

by Jozef Rovenský, Burkhard Leeb, Viera Štvrtinová, Richard Imrich

GCA is a systemic granulomatous vasculitis of unknown etiology, typically affecting branches of the carotid artery, mainly the temporal artery; however, any other medium or large artery can be affected. This fact complicates diagnosis of the ...

Google previewAdvances in Neurologic Therapy, An Issue of Neurologic Clinics (2010)

by José Biller

Arteritic Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy or Giant Cell Arteritis Background Giant cell arteritis (GCA) is a systemic vasculitis that most commonly affects elderly individuals. GCA is an autoimmune mediated disorder in ...

Google previewIntelligence Analysis (2011)

Behavioral and Social Scientific Foundations by National Research Council, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences, Committee on Behavioral and Social Science Research to Improve Intelligence Analysis for National Security

GCA is a robust predictor. Meta-analytic evidence indicates that it is an effective predictor of performance for virtually all jobs (Schmidt and Hunter, 1998) and that it is also an effective predictor of training success (Ree and Earles, 1991).

Google previewBasic Science for Core Medical Training and the MRCP (2015)

by Neil Herring, Robert Wilkins

GCA ○○ GCA is the most common form of vasculitis in Europe with an incidence rate of up to 18/100,000. The female to male ratio is...

Google previewRoy and Fraunfelder's Current Ocular Therapy (2007)

by F. Hampton Roy, Frederick W. Fraunfelder Jr., Frederick T. Fraunfelder

GCA is an idiopathic autoimmune occlusive vasculitis. ○ Histopathologic...

Google previewElectronics (1945)

Two Radars Are Used GCA is a completely self-contained mobile ...

Google previewDiagnosis & Treatment of Uveitis (2013)

by C Stephen Foster, Albert T Vitale

GCA is the preferred name ofthe disease because ofits systemic nature.

Google previewMedical Insights: From Classroom to Patient (2010)

by Morton A. Diamond

GCA is a vasculitis that affects branches of the external carotid artery, yet may involve other arteries arising from the aorta. It is a disease that affects persons older than 50 years of age; the average age at time of onset is 70 years. Stroke and ...

Google previewPain in Older People (2007)

by Peter Crome, Chris J. Main, Frank Lally

Clinical management GCA is an emergency, since it can be associated with rapid visual loss. Once suspected, high-dose oral glucocorticoids should be commenced immediately (60–80mg/day prednisolone). A rapid response is ...

Google previewStatistical and Process Models for Cognitive Neuroscience and Aging (2012)

by Michael J. Wenger, Christof Schuster

neuronalbrain sources, whereas GCA means decomposition of EEG datato meaningful components, although exactlythe same procedure can be used for separation of two or more ...

Google previewVariational and Topological Methods in the Study of Nonlinear Phenomena (2002)

by V. Benci, G. Cerami, M. Degiovanni, D. Fortunato, F. Giannoni, A.M. Micheletti

Here gca is the maximum calcium conductance for the cell; e is a unitless activation parameter; f is an inactivation parameter; V is the cytoplasmic voltage in millivolts; and Vca is the calcium reversal potential. The dynamics of the gating ...

Google previewCommunications Standard Dictionary (2012)

by Martin H. Weik

Ground-controlled-approach (GCA) system. GDF. Group distribution frame. gender changer. A connection device that will convert a female connector or receptacle to a male connector or receptacle, or vice versa. Also see female connector; ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (2006)

by Steven G. Rogelberg

(GCA). Where estimates of genetic influences on general cognitive ability (GCA) in the reported literature vary considerably, there is little debate on whether such genetic influences exist. Estimates are that the heritability of ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of the World's Special Forces (2014)

Tactics, History, Strategy, Weapons by Mike Ryan, Chris Mann, Alexander Stilwell

(GCA). The Navy hasa SEALtype unit, Grupo de Comandos Anfibious (GCA– Amphibious Commando Group), which was formed in the mid1960s. The unitis based atthe Cartagena Naval Baseand isabout100 men strong.It is composed of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Women's Health (2004)

by Sana Loue, Martha Sajatovic

GCA is a relatively rare disease. It occurs almost exclusively in individuals older than 50 years. The average age of onset is 70 years. The disease incidence increases with age. Women are affected about twice as frequently as men.

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GCA 747 Bannold of Cambridge

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Scrabble value of G2C3A1

The value of this 3-letter word is 6 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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