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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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Because of cost issue, anti-CCP antibody test could not be performed in many patients and we had to rely on rheumatoid factor test.
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.