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Rf

The symbol for rutherfordium.

RF

abbr.
1. radio frequency
2.
a. right field
b. right fielder

rf

abbr.
rinforzando

rf

abbreviation for
(Classical Music) rinforzando. Also: rfz

Rf

the chemical symbol for
(Elements & Compounds) rutherfordium

RF

abbreviation for
(Telecommunications) radio frequency

RF

or rf,

radiofrequency.

rf.

right fielder.

R.F.

Reserve Force.

r.f.

right field.

Rf

The symbol for rutherfordium.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.RF - a substance produced by the hypothalamus that is capable of accelerating the secretion of a given hormone by the anterior pituitary gland
factor - anything that contributes causally to a result; "a number of factors determined the outcome"
GHRF, growth hormone-releasing factor - a releasing factor that accelerates the secretion of growth hormone by the anterior pituitary body
2.RF - a radioactive transuranic element which has been synthesizedRf - a radioactive transuranic element which has been synthesized
chemical element, element - any of the more than 100 known substances (of which 92 occur naturally) that cannot be separated into simpler substances and that singly or in combination constitute all matter
3.RF - a complex neural network in the central core of the brainstem; monitors the state of the body and functions in such processes as arousal and sleep and attention and muscle tone
brain stem, brainstem, brain-stem - the part of the brain continuous with the spinal cord and comprising the medulla oblongata and pons and midbrain and parts of the hypothalamus
neural net, neural network - any network of neurons or nuclei that function together to perform some function in the body
RAS, reticular activating system - the network in the reticular formation that serves an alerting or arousal function
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These findings suggest the need for early referral for examination after a positive rheumatoid factor test - even in the absence of typical arthritic symptoms like pain and swelling in the joints, the researchers said.
The anti-CCP2 assay is as sensitive as the rheumatoid factor test but with much higher specificity.
BUDAPEST, HUNGARY -- Evidence continues to show the value of using anticyclic citrullinated peptide antibody tests in conjunction with conventional rheumatoid factor tests for rheumatoid arthritis, according to data presented at the 4th International Congress on Autoimmunity.