\mˈə͡ʊba͡ɪt], \mˈəʊbaɪt], \m_ˈəʊ_b_aɪ_t]\
Definitions of MOABITE
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m[=o]'a-b[=i]t, n. one of the ancient people of Moab, living to the east of the lower part of Jordan and the Dead Sea.--adj. of or pertaining to Moab.--n. M[=O]'ABITE-STONE, slab of black, basalt found in 1868 among the ruins of DhibÃ¢n (Dibon) in Moab, bearing an inscription of 34 lines in Hebrew-Phoenician letters, about the revolt of Mesha, king of Moab, against the king of Israel (2 Kings, iii.)
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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.