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el cid

Street name, slang, or code word for lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD)... Read More

El Diablo

Street name, slang, or code word for heroin... Read More

El Gata Diablo

Street name, slang, or code word for methamphetamine... Read More


The state or quality of being elastic or distensible; the ability to return to original size and shape after compression or stretching... Read More

electric kool aid

Street name, slang, or code word for lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD)... Read More

electronic dental record

Complete longitudinal history of an individual's dental care that is created, stored, and managed electronically... Read More

electronic health record

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) defines an EHR as a system that includes "(1) longitudinal collection of electronic health information for and about persons, where health information is defined as information pertaining to the health of an individual or health care provided to an individual; (2) immediate electronic access to person- and population-level information by authorized, and only authorized, users; (3) provision of knowledge and decision-support that enhance the quality, safety, and efficiency of patient care; and (4) support of efficient processes for health care delivery... Read More

electronic vandalism

The deliberate or malicious damage, defacement, destruction or other alteration of electronic files, data, web pages, or programs... Read More

electrostatic dust lifter

A device that operates by charging a plastic film, placed over the dust print, which creates electrostatic adhesions and draws the film onto the surface bearing the print... Read More


Street name, slang, or code word for phencyclidine (PCP)... Read More

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