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A diacritical mark (ˇ) that is used over certain letters, such as č, to indicate quality of pronunciation. Also called caron.

[Czech háček, diminutive of hák, hook, from Middle High German hāken, from Old High German hāko; see keg- in Indo-European roots.]


(Phonetics & Phonology) a diacritic mark (ˇ) placed over certain letters in order to modify their sounds, esp used in Slavonic languages to indicate various forms of palatal articulation, as in the affricate č and the fricative trill ř used in Czech
[from Czech]


or há•ček

(ˈhɑ tʃɛk)

a diacritical mark (ˇ) placed over a letter in some languages, as Czech and Lithuanian, and in some systems of phonetic transcription, esp. to indicate that a sound is palatalized.
[1950–55; < Czech háček, diminutive of hák hook < German; see hook]
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Noun1.hacek - a diacritical mark (an inverted circumflex) placed above certain letters (such as the letter c) to indicate pronunciation
diacritic, diacritical mark - a mark added to a letter to indicate a special pronunciation
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MALDI-TOF MS is a rapid and accurate tool for identification of various microorganisms and was recently shown to be effective in identification of HACEK species.
2) Rare causes of infective endocarditis are Gram-negative organisms, including the HACEK group: Haemophilus species, Aggregatibacter (previously Actinobacillus) species, Cardiobacterium hominus, Eikenella corrodens, and Kingella species.
Definition of terms used in the Duke criteria Major criteria Blood culture positive for IE Typical micro-organism consistent with IE from two separate blood cultures Viridians streptococci, Streptococcus gallolyticus, HACEK group, S.
La endocarditis con hemocuitivos negativos se presenta en 5% a 10% de los casos, esta relacionada con el comienzo de los antibioticos antes de obtener las muestras para hemocuitivos y en algunas ocasiones se explica por la presencia de germenes de dificil crecimiento (3,7); los organismos aislados en esta forma de presentacion son bacterias exigentes, como los estreptococos nutricionalmente variantes de los generos Gemelia, Abiotrophia y Granulicateila, los bacilos gramnegativos del grupo HACEK como Haemophilus parainfluenzae, H.
Hacek, M, Kukovic, S & Brezovsek, M 2013, "Problems of corruption and distrust in political and administrative institutions in Slovenia.
Comparison of the Remel NH and the MALDI- ToF System to 16s ribosomal RNA sequencing HACEK.
From the manager of the brewery, Jaroslav Hacek, he received the certificate of the honorary guest and Velkopopovicky Kozel beer for home.
5 Tratamiento Estandar Endocarditis HACEK (Haemophylus, Actinobacilus,Cardiobacterium hominis, Eikenella corrodens y Kingella) Dosis y Via de Antibiotico Administracion Duracion Ceftriaxona o 2 g/dia IV o IM 4 semanas Ampicilina--Sulbactam 12 g/dia IV o IM fraccionadas cada 4 horas
Therefore, the political level and the top civil service level should act in harmony, based on mutual respect of the different roles they play in the system since the actions of officials are directly related to trustworthiness in the democratic nature of the state and the polity (Brezovsek and Hacek, 2004, p.
On the other hand, HACEK (Haemophilus species, actinomycetemcomitans, Cardiobacterium hominis, Eikenella corrodens and Kingella species) associated endocarditis has not been reported in patients with CIEDs.
O racional desse esquema e prover cobertura para estreptococos do grupo viridans, enterococos e gram-negativos do grupo HACEK.