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(word root) through
Examples of words with the root dia-: diameter
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a prefix occurring orig. in loanwords from Greek, with the meanings “through, across, from point to point” (diachronic; diameter; diarrhea), “in different directions, apart, at an angle” (dialysis; diastole ), “completeness or thoroughness (of the action of the verb)” (diagnosis).
Also, esp. before a vowel, di-.
[< Greek, comb. form representing diá (preposition) through, across, akin to dýo two and di- di-1]


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Noun1.DIA - an intelligence agency of the United States in the Department of Defense; is responsible for providing intelligence in support of military planning and operations and weapons acquisition
Defense Department, Department of Defense, DoD, United States Department of Defense, Defense - the federal department responsible for safeguarding national security of the United States; created in 1947
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
military intelligence, military intelligence agency - an agency of the armed forces that obtains and analyzes and uses information of strategic or tactical military value
United States intelligence agency - an intelligence service in the United States
IC, Intelligence Community, National Intelligence Community, United States Intelligence Community - a group of government agencies and organizations that carry out intelligence activities for the United States government; headed by the Director of Central Intelligence
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Probe name Fold change Regulation Gene symbol ASHGA5P001180 39.0517312 up USF2 ASHGA5P016060 3.9089125 up EFTUD2 ASHGA5P005374 3.2721382 up TTC39C ASHGA5P034316 3.2788507 up ZNF836 ASHGA5P006930 2.1690486 down TUBD1 ASHGA5P050222 4.1895085 down PAFAH1B3 ASHGA5P006058 9.1726844 down TACC3 ASHGA5P010515 2.6021545 down QKI ASHGA5P037999 2.193611 down FAM159A ASHGA5P009559 2.2639906 down DIAPH2 ASHGA5P001190 3.9636124 up CPA4 ASHGA5P002598 2.1978303 up SNX24 Table 3: Pathways analysis of mRNA of A549/DDP cell.
The genes DIAPH2, XPNEP2, DACH2, POF1B, CHM and NXF5, are some of the candidates that are present on X chromosome which are interrupted by the Autosome and X translocations (14).