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MAO

1.
monoamine oxidase.
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British Dictionary definitions for MAO

MAO

abbreviation
1.
monoamine oxidase
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Word Origin and History for MAO

Mao

adj.

"simple style of clothing based on dress in Communist China," 1967, from French, from name of Mao Tse-tung (1893-1976), Chinese communist leader. Related: Maoism.

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MAO in Medicine

MAO abbr.
monoamine oxidase

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MAO in Technology


An early symbolic mathematics system.
[A. Rom, Celest Mech 1:309-319 (1969)].
(1995-02-10)

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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Related Abbreviations for MAO

MAO

monoamine oxidase
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