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VDRL test

The Venereal Disease Research Laboratory (VDRL) test is a non-treponemal antibody test, which uses a blood sample to detect antibodies produced when syphilis is present... Read More


Street, slang, or code word for cough medicines containing dextromethorphan... Read More

vendor laboratory 

A governmental or private laboratory that provides DNA analysis services to another laboratory or agency and does not take ownership of the DNA data for purposes of entry into ... Read More


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


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


The process of supplying and removing air by natural or mechanical means to and from any space (e... Read More


The geographic area in which a court has jurisdiction... Read More


The decision of a trial jury or a judge that determines the guilt or innocence of a criminal defendant, or that determines the final outcome of a civil case... Read More


Pertaining to friction ridge identification, the independent application of the ACE process as utilized by a subsequent examiner to either support or refute the conclusions of the original examiner; this may be conducted as blind verification... Read More

vestibular papillae

Multiple, tiny, filiform, rosy papules symmetrically distributed on the inner sides of the vestibular tissue... Read More

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