altest

alt

[alt] Music.
adjective
1.
noun
2.
in alt, in the first octave above the treble staff.

Origin:
1525–35; < Provençal < Latin altum, noun use of neuter of altus high

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alt (ælt)
 
adj
1.  (esp of vocal music) high in pitch
2.  of or relating to the octave commencing with the G above the top line of the treble staff
 
n
3.  in alt in the octave directly above the treble staff
 
[C16: from Provençal, from Latin altus high, deep]

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ALT (ā'ěl-tē')
n.
Alanine aminotransferase; an enzyme in serum and body tissues that catalyzes the transfer of amino acid groups from l-alanine to 2-ketoglutarate or the reverse, thus allowing nitrogen to be excreted or incorporated into other compounds.

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Abbreviations & Acronyms
Alt
alternate
ALT
alanine aminotransferase
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