AMA

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AMA

abbr.
American Medical Association
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AMA

abbreviation for
1. (Medicine) American Medical Association
2. (Medicine) Australian Medical Association
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-ama

var. of -orama: rollerama; Futurama.

A.M.A.

American Medical Association.
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Translations

AMA

[ˌeɪɛmˈeɪ] n abbr (=American Medical Association) → ordre m des médecins
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References in periodicals archive ?
"If the GGT comes back elevated, it suggests that the majority of the alkaline [phosphatase] is elevated due to the liver," and an ultrasound should be performed to look for gallstones or an obstruction and in women a antimitochondrial antibody test should be ordered to check for primary biliary cirrhosis.
Zein and her colleagues at the Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minn., performed antimitochondrial antibody tests in 3,198 patients and identified 198 (6.2%) who were AMA positive.