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[alt] /ælt/
adjective
1.
high.
noun
2.
in alt, in the first octave above the treble staff.
Origin
1525-1535
1525-35; < Provençal < Latin altum, noun use of neuter of altus high
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British Dictionary definitions for in alt

alt

/ælt/
adjective
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
noun
3.
in alt, in the octave directly above the treble staff
Word Origin
C16: from Provençal, from Latin altus high, deep
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in alt in Medicine

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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Related Abbreviations for in alt

Alt

alternate

ALT

alanine aminotransferase
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