\kənsˈʌltənt], \kənsˈʌltənt], \k_ə_n_s_ˈʌ_l_t_ə_n_t]\
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1. A physician or surgeon who does not take actual charge of a patient, but acts in an advisory capacity, deliberating with and counselling the personal attendant. 2. A member of a hospital staff who has no active service but stands ready to advise in any case, at the request of the attending physician or surgeon.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By Robley Dunglison
By Sir Augustus Henry
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
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bcr v abl Oncogene
- Retrovirus-associated DNA sequences (abl) originally isolated from Abelson murine leukemia virus (Ab-MuLV). proto-oncogene abl (codes for a protein that member tyrosine kinase family. human c-abl gene is located at 9q34.1 on the long arm of chromosome 9. It activated by translocation to bcr 22 in chronic myelogenous leukemia.