Rom

(redirected from Rupture of membranes)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

Rom

 (rōm)
n. pl. Rom or Ro·ma (rō′mə, rä′-)
A Romani, especially a Romani man or boy.

[Romani, man; see Romani.]

ROM

(rŏm)
n. Computers
Digital memory hardware that allows fast access to permanently stored data but prevents addition to or modification of the data.

[r(ead-)o(nly) m(emory).]

Rom

(rəʊm)
n, pl Roma (ˈrɒmə)
(Peoples) a male Gypsy
[Romany]

ROM

(rɒm) computing
n acronym for
(Computer Science) read only memory: a storage device that holds data permanently and cannot in normal circumstances be altered by the programmer

Rom

(roʊm)

n., pl. Rom, Rom•a (ˈroʊ mə)
a male Gypsy.
[1835–45; < Romany: married man; compare Skt ḍomba, ḍoma a low-caste minstrel]

ROM

(rɒm)

n.
nonvolatile, nonmodifiable computer memory, used to hold programmed instructions to the system. Compare RAM.
[1960–65; r(ead)-o(nly)m(emory)]

Rom.

1. Roman.
2. Also, Rom Romance.
3. Romania.
4. Romanian.
5. Romans (New Testament).

rom.

roman (type).

ROM

(rŏm)
Short for read-only memory. Computer hardware that holds permanently stored data. After the data is installed in ROM, it cannot be added to, modified, or deleted. ROM usually contains instructions that enable the computer's operating system to communicate with other hardware.

ROM

(Read Only Memory). A permanent store of data and programs.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ROM - (computer science) memory whose contents can be accessed and read but cannot be changedROM - (computer science) memory whose contents can be accessed and read but cannot be changed
CD-ROM, compact disc read-only memory - a compact disk that is used with a computer (rather than with an audio system); a large amount of digital information can be stored and accessed but it cannot be altered by the user
EPROM, erasable programmable read-only memory - (computer science) a read-only memory chip that can be erased by ultraviolet light and programmed again with new data
computer memory, computer storage, memory board, store, memory, storage - an electronic memory device; "a memory and the CPU form the central part of a computer to which peripherals are attached"
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
Translations
ROM

ROM

[rɒm] N ABBR =Read-Only MemoryROM f

ROM

[ˈrɒm] n abbr (COMPUTING) (=read-only memory) → mémoire f morte, ROM f

ROM

n (Comput) abbr of read only memoryROM m or nt

ROM

[rɒm] n abbr (Comput) =read-only memoryROM f inv
References in periodicals archive ?
Premature rupture of membranes (PROM) is defined as the spontaneous rupture of amniotic membrane with a release of amniotic fluid at least one hour before the onset of labour.
She was put on an external fetal heart monitor and had an unremarkable artificial rupture of membranes.
PARIS -- Women with active atopic dermatitis (AD) during pregnancy and their physicians can find reassurance in the Danish national experience over an 18-year period, which showed no increased risk of pregnancy and birth problems other than modestly increased risks of premature rupture of membranes and neonatal staphylococcal septicemia, according to Jacob P.
Patients with gestational age >37 weeks, cephalic presentation, who presented with meconium stained liquor after spontaneous or artificial rupture of membranes during labour were enrolled and their records were reviewed, while all neonates with congenital anomalies were excluded.
Low-risk preterm infants were defined as those born by cesarean delivery because of maternal noninfectious illness or placental insufficiency in the absence of labor, attempts to induce labor, or rupture of membranes before delivery.
There are, however, limited data about the rate and risk factors of early-onset neonatal infection (EONI) in pregnancies, including the focus of this study, EONI in pregnancies complicated with prelabor rupture of membranes (PROM), in Kosovo.
In early August, FDA announced that it had written to health care providers to help assure that the providers were not overdoing their reliance on "rupture of membranes tests" for assessing when a pregnant woman's amniotic membranes had ruptured.
Most commonly noted risk factor were post-date 53(26.5%), anaemia 35(17.5%), premature rupture of membranes 28(14%) and pregnancy-induced hypertension 10(5%).
Qiagen's comprehensive sexual and reproductive health portfolio includes PartoSure and the AmniSure ROM Test, an assay for rupture of membranes; differentiated core technologies; bioinformatics solutions for non-invasive prenatal testing; and the digene HC2 HPV test to screen for human papillomavirus and protect women from cervical cancer.
In addition to these data, the following were recorded as secondary outcomes: intraoperative rupture of membranes, postoperative preterm premature rupture of membranes (pPROM), clinical chorioamnionitis (CAM), and neonatal grade 3 or grade 4 intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH).
Obstetric and neonatal outcomes after preterm premature rupture of membranes among women carrying group B streptococcus.
[16] The presence of chorioamnionitis, with or without rupture of membranes, can in turn increase the risk of vertical transmission of the virus from mother to the fetus.