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paf in Medicine

PAF abbr.
platelet-aggregating factor

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  • paff, paf, n. a meaningless word, used with piff to indicate jargon.

  • Yo' wants to go through th' ya'd, to a paf that takes you a spell to a gate.

    The Forest Stewart Edward White
  • You see how it is; this is the only chance I ever had of working out a beautiful case, and, paf!

    File No. 113 Emile Gaboriau
  • Carry it in the bosom of your dress, and it is always ready; then if anybody bothers you, out with it, and paf!

    Captain Fracasse Theophile Gautier
Related Abbreviations for paf

PAF

1.
paroxysmal atrial fibrillation
2.
platelet-aggregating factor
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