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IC

abbr.
1. integrated circuit
2. intensive care

IC

abbreviation for
1. (Automotive Engineering) internal-combustion
2. (Electronics) electronics integrated circuit
3. (Telecommunications) text messaging I see
4. (Grammar) (in transformational grammar) immediate constituent
5. (Astrology) astrology Imum Coeli: the point on the ecliptic lying directly opposite the Midheaven

-ic

1. a suffix forming adjectives from other parts of speech, occurring orig. in Greek and Latin loanwords (metallic; poetic; archaic; public) and, on this model, used as an adjective-forming suffix with the particular senses “having some characteristics of” (opposed to the simple attributive use of the base noun) (balletic; sophomoric); “in the style of” (Byronic; Miltonic); “pertaining to a family of peoples or languages” (Finnic; Semitic; Turkic).
2. a suffix, specialized in opposition to -ous, used to show the higher of two valences: ferric chloride.
3. a noun suffix occurring in loanwords from Greek, where such words were orig. adjectival (critic; magic; music).
[Middle English -ic, -ik < Latin -icus or Greek -ikos]

IC

1. immediate constituent.
2. integrated circuit.
3. intensive care.

I.C.

Jesus Christ.
[< Late Latin I(ēsus)C(hrīstus)]

IC

I see
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Noun1.IC - a group of government agencies and organizations that carry out intelligence activities for the United States government; headed by the Director of Central Intelligence
Central Intelligence Agency, CIA - an independent agency of the United States government responsible for collecting and coordinating intelligence and counterintelligence activities abroad in the national interest; headed by the Director of Central Intelligence under the supervision of the President and National Security Council
Department of Energy Intelligence, DOEI - an agency that collects political and economic and technical information about energy matters and makes the Department of Energy's technical and analytical expertise available to other members of the Intelligence Community
FBI, Federal Bureau of Investigation - a federal law enforcement agency that is the principal investigative arm of the Department of Justice
Bureau of Intelligence and Research, INR - an agency that is the primary source in the State Department for interpretive analyses of global developments and focal point for policy issues and activities of the Intelligence Community
Office of Intelligence Support, OIS - agency that oversees the intelligence relationships of the Treasury's offices and bureaus and provides a link between the Intelligence Community and officials responsible for international economic policy
Office of Naval Intelligence, ONI - the military intelligence agency that provides for the intelligence and counterintelligence and investigative and security requirements of the United States Navy
Marine Corps Intelligence Activity, MCIA - an agency of the United States Marine Corps that provides responsive and broad intelligence support for the worldwide Marine Corps organization
AFISR, Air Force Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance, Air Force ISR - an agency focused on ensuring that the United States military attains information superiority; operates worldwide ground sites and an array of airborne reconnaissance and surveillance platforms
intelligence agency, intelligence service, intelligence - a unit responsible for gathering and interpreting information about an enemy
Advanced Research and Development Activity, ARDA - an agency of the Intelligence Community that conducts advanced research and development related to information technology
Defense Intelligence Agency, 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
National Reconnaissance Office, NRO - an intelligence agency in the United States Department of Defense that designs and builds and operates space reconnaissance systems to detect trouble spots worldwide and to monitor arms control agreements and environmental issues and to help plan military operations
National Security Agency, NSA - the United States cryptologic organization that coordinates and directs highly specialized activities to protect United States information systems and to produce foreign intelligence information
AI, Army Intelligence - an agency of the United States Army responsible for providing timely and relevant and accurate and synchronized intelligence to tactical and operational and strategic level commanders
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, NGA - a combat support agency that provides geographic intelligence in support of national security
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
Adj.1.IC - being nine more than ninetyic - being nine more than ninety    
cardinal - being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order; "cardinal numbers"
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Peters will point out that interstitial cystitis actually consists of two different entities: a classic presentation featuring the pathognomonic Hunner's lesion on cystoscopy and interstitial cystitis/painful bladder syndrome.
Interstitial cystitis also known as painful bladder syndrome is a chronic disease that results in recurring discomfort or pain in the bladder and the surrounding pelvic region.
COMPLEX CONDITION INTERSTITIAL cystitis sometimes occurs alongside other medical problems, including irritable bowel syndrome, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, vulvodynia (chronic pain around the vagina opening), recurrent urinary tract infections and depression.
Treatment for interstitial cystitis is much more complex and may include psychological support and antidepressants, as many sufferers experience anxiety, stress, depression and sleep problems.
The report provides comprehensive information on the therapeutics under development for Interstitial Cystitis (Painful Bladder Syndrome), complete with analysis by stage of development, drug target, mechanism of action (MoA), route of administration (RoA) and molecule type.
Five self-administered symptom scores for IC/BPS have been assessed to variable extents, including: the Interstitial Cystitis Symptom Index (ICSI); the Interstitial Cystitis Problem Index (ICPI); (23) The Wisconsin Interstitial Cystitis scale (UW-IC scale); (24) the Pain, Urgency, Frequency score (PUF score); (25) and the Bladder Pain/IC Symptom Score (BPIC-SS).
This report provides comprehensive information on the therapeutic development for Interstitial Cystitis (Painful Bladder Syndrome), complete with comparative analysis at various stages, therapeutics assessment by drug target, mechanism of action (MoA), route of administration (RoA) and molecule type, along with latest updates, and featured news and press releases.
It is important to establish baseline voiding symptoms and pain levels with objective, validated instruments, including a voiding diary (FIGURE 2, page 46) (9) and such patient questionnaires as the O'Leary Sant Interstitial Cystitis Index (ICSI; FIGURE 3, page 47).
5% of men report symptoms suggestive of interstitial cystitis and a similar number report symptoms suggestive of chronic prostatitis or chronic pelvic pain," said Dr.
Interstitial cystitis (IC) is a painful bladder disorder that predominantly affects young and middle-aged women, with an average age of onset of 40 years.
Among 81 women with interstitial cystitis and moderate to severe pain or urgency, global response assessment (GRA) rates at 12 weeks were 59% with myofascial physical therapy versus 26% with global massage therapy consisting of full-body Western massage.

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