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KP

abbr.
1. king's pawn (chess)
2. kitchen police
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kp

the internet domain name for
(Computer Science) Democratic Republic of Korea

KP

abbreviation for
1. Knight (of the Order) of St Patrick
2. (Military) military US kitchen police
symbol for
(Chess & Draughts) chess king's pawn
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KP

(ˈkeɪˈpi)
n., pl. KPs, KP's for 5.
1. military duty as a kitchen helper: assigned to KP.
2. a soldier detailed to work as kitchen help.
[1915–20, Amer.; k(itchen) p(olice)]

K.P.

1. Knight of the Order of St. Patrick.
2. Knights of Pythias.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.KP - an enlisted person who is assigned to assist the cooks
enlisted person - a serviceman who ranks below a commissioned officer
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Translations

KP

(US Mil) abbr of kitchen police (= work)Küchendienst m; (= soldiers) Soldaten, die Küchendienst haben
(Med) abbr of Kaposi’s sarcomaKaposisarkom nt
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Despite the hyperchromic appearance and stroma atrophy of the iris, there were no findings suggestive of inflammation (keratic precipitates in the corneal endothelium, posterior synechia, or anterior chamber inflammatory cells).
Keratic precipitates (on top of stromal and epithelial edema) and a mild-to-moderate iritis are signs of endotheliitis.
Slit-lamp examination showed keratic precipitates and Tyndall effect flare.
On admission, his best-corrected visual acuity was 0.01 in the right eye and 0.25 in the left eye; intraocular pressure was 16 mmHg in the right eye and 21 mmHg in the left eye; the right eye had mild anterior chamber inflammation with small mutton-fat keratic precipitates, 2+ flare, and 3+ cells, respectively [Figure 1]a; dilated examination revealed vitreous hemorrhage with invisible fundus [Figure 1]b; and no significant finding was noted in the left eye.
Slit lamp examination revealed keratic precipitates, posterior synechiae of the iris, and 1+ cells and flare in the anterior chamber OD.
The results of subconjunctival hemorrhage, conjunctival congestion, corneal swelling, whole corneal staining (incision site excluded), keratic precipitates, and anterior chamber flare were all evaluated with a dichotomous scale and recorded as absent or present.