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## Interest Rate

The percentage of the value of a balance or debt that one pays or is paid each time period. For example, if one holds a bond with a face value of \$1,000 and a 3% interest rate payable each quarter, one receives \$30 each quarter. The percentage of the interest rate remains constant (usually), but the amount one pays or is paid changes according to the amount of the balance or debt. For example, if one pays off part of the principal on a loan each month, the amount one pays in interest decreases even though the rate remains the same. See also: Time Value of Money.

## Rate

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Grenning < Rotholm The general linear model (GLM) analysis (P values) for effects of farm site and station on sedimentation rate and surface sediment content of organic matter (OM), particulate organic carbon (POC), particulate organic nitrogen (PON), and total phosphorus (TP); and sediment water fluxes of oxygen (total oxygen uptake [TOU]), ammonium (N[H.
The effect of malignant disease on the erythrocyte sedimentation rate.
Sedimentation rates appeared to be higher in Malibu than PV in the summer (Table 2) but were difficult to statistically analyze due to lack of replication.
where t denotes time, D is the diffusion-dispersion coefficient, C is the concentration of dissolved or solid species in the sediment, z is the depth below the sediment-water interface, [omega] is the sedimentation rate, R is the net rate of concentration change due to chemical and biological sources and sinks.
Since the positions of both are equally affected, calculation of sedimentation rates between the two should not be biased.
The TEST 1 Automated System-a new method for measuring the erythrocyte sedimentation rate.
antinuclear antibodies [ANA]), a syphilis test (VDRL), urinalysis, blood chemistries, and erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR).
Waived procedures are limited to dipstick or tablet urinalysis (nonautomated), fecal occult blood, ovulation and urine pregnancy tests using visual color comparisons, erythrocyte sedimentation rate, hemoglobin (copper sulfate method), spun hematocrit, and blood glucose using certain devices cleared by the FDA specifically for home use.
The major blood tests that are extensively used for diagnosing diseases include erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR), full blood count (FBC), electrolyte test, karyotyping, enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA), C-reactive protein, liver function test, and blood cholesterol test.
Statin induced myalgia presents with/without increased CK levels with normal erythrocyte sedimentation rate and C-reactive protein levels.
A The Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (ESR) is a non-specific test that is primarily associated with the presence of inflammation.

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