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salp

 (sălp) also sal·pa (săl′pə)
n.
Any of various pelagic tunicates of the order Salpida, having a translucent, somewhat flattened, barrel-shaped body.

[From New Latin Salpa, genus name, from Latin, a kind of stockfish, from Greek salpē.]
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salp

(sælp)

also sal•pa

(ˈsæl pə)

n., pl. salps also sal•pas, sal•pae (ˈsæl pi)
any free-swimming, oceanic tunicate of the order Salpida, having a transparent, barrel-shaped body.
[1510–20; < New Latin Salpa genus name; Latin salpa a kind of saltwater fish < Greek sálpē]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.salp - minute floating marine tunicate having a transparent body with an opening at each endsalp - minute floating marine tunicate having a transparent body with an opening at each end
tunicate, urochord, urochordate - primitive marine animal having a saclike unsegmented body and a urochord that is conspicuous in the larva
genus Salpa - type (perhaps sole) genus of the Salpidae
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Treatment SGOT SGPT IU/L IU/L Group 1 58.33 [+ or -] 1.47 * 34.45 [+ or -] 1.75 * Group 2 162.73 [+ or -] 12.33 149.06 [+ or -] 17.00 Group 3 56.48 [+ or -] 2.65 * 31.46 [+ or -] 1.25 * Group 4 101.24 [+ or -] 9.86 * 63.75 [+ or -] 24.49 * Group 5 80.91 [+ or -] 12.17 * 49.02 [+ or -] 24.06 * Treatment SALP Bilirubin mg/dL IU/L Group 1 30.29 [+ or -] 0.73 * 1.12 [+ or -] 0.03 * Group 2 231.52 [+ or -] 13.93 5.56 [+ or -] 2.53 Group 3 42.89 [+ or -] 3.07 * 0.97 [+ or -] 0.12 * Group 4 68.85 [+ or -] 7.05 * 2.17 [+ or -] 1.65 * Group 5 55.76 [+ or -] 3.53 * 1.95 [+ or -] 0.76 * Values with * superscripts were significant (P < 0.05) in comparison with Group 2.
The algorithm first calculates the standard adjoint location probability (SALP) for each temporally discretized source based on each sensor location by solving the adjoint differential contaminant transport equation (Liu and Zhai 2008):
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