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juicing

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(joo′sĭng) The conversion of vegetables and fruits into consumable liquids.

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Julian date

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(jool′yăn) [Julius Caesar, 100–44 B.C., who reformed the Roman calendar in 46 B.C.] In medical records, marking a calendar date by numbering each day of the year from 1 on 1 January to 365 for 31 December (366 on leap years).

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jun

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(joon) A family of oncogenes that can transform some normal cells, e.g., rat embryo cells, into cancer cells. All members of this family can bind to activating protein-1 (AP-1) sites and to specific DNA sequences. SEE: oncogene; transformation.

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junction

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(jŭngk′shŏn) [L. junctio, stem junction-, a joining] The place of union or coming together of two parts or tissue layers.

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 amelodentinal j. Dentinoenamel j.

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 atrioventricular j. The area of cardiac conduction pathway connecting the AV node with the atrioventricular bundle.

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 cementodentinal j. The interface of dentin and cementum of the tooth. SYN: dentinocemental j.

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 cementoenamel j. The line around the tooth that marks the boundary between the crown and root of the tooth; the interface between enamel and cementum.

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 cervicomedullary j. The nexus between the most superior part of the spinal cord and the medulla oblongata of the brainstem.

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 costochondral j. The articulation or meeting place of the bony rib and its costal cartilage.

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 dentinocemental j. Cementodentinal j.

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 dentinoenamel j. The plane or interface between the dentin of the tooth and the enamel crown. It is a scalloped border at the site of the basement membrane that separates the cell layers that formed the calcified enamel and dentin. SYN: amelodentinal j.

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 dentogingival j. The interface and zone of attachment between the gingiva and enamel or cementum of the tooth. It holds in place the junctional or attachment epithelium.

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 liquid j. The point in a potentiometric reference electrode measurement system at which the reference solution makes contact with the test solution. An example is pH reference electrode.

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 mucocutaneous j. The junction between the skin and a mucous membrane.

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 mucogingival j. A scalloped, indistinct boundary between the gingiva and the oral mucosa on the alveolar process. The coral color of gingiva may be contrasted with the more vascular oral mucosa. SYN: mucogingival line.

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 myoneural j. The axon terminal of a motor neuron, synaptic cleft, and sarcolemma of a muscle cell. SYN: neuromuscular j. SEE: illus.

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MYONEURAL JUNCTION

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 neuromuscular j. Myoneural j.

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 saphenofemoral j. The merging of the saphenous and femoral veins in the inguinal region.

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 sclerocorneal j. The meeting point between the sclera and the cornea ...

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