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Unit

More than one class of securities traded together (e.g., one common share and three subscription warrants).

Unit

1. A combination of securities or types of securities packaged together and bought and sold as one. For example, a preferred share may have warrants and/or common shares attached to it when it is sold. See also: Paired shares, Cum warrant.

2. One thing that may be exchanged. For example, one dollar is a unit of money.

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Stone diameters and Hounsfield units (HU) were measured with large magnification in bone window on NCCT images (Figure 1).
Hounsfield units on computerized tomography predict stone-free rates after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy.
Abbreviations GEP-NETs: Gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors RECIST: Response Evaluation Criteria In Solid Tumors CgA: Chromogranin A ROIs: Regions of interest CR: Complete response PR: Partial response SD: Stable disease CT: Computed tomography HU: Hounsfield unit. https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/6037273
Caption: Figure 2: Cranial CT reveals hyperdense sedimentations (Hounsfield unit (HU) 23) in both posterior lateral ventricles, suggesting haemorrhage or pus.
MRI, magnetic resonance imaging; CT, computed tomography; HU, Hounsfield unit; DWI, diffusion-weighted imaging; ADC, apparent diffusion coefficient.
Through the use of Hounsfield Units (35), range from 0-1000, in which bone =400+, water= 0, and air=1000 (36).
Mupparapu, "CBCT-based bone quality assessment: are hounsfield units applicable?" Dentomaxillofacial Radiology, vol.
The CT numbers are measured in the Hounsfield Unit (HU), which are essential to differentiate between the different tissues in the body by evaluating their attenuation values [2].
Usefulness of Computed Tomography Hounsfield Unit Measurement for Diagnosis of Congenital Cholesteatoma.
Muscle tissues have similar Hounsfield unit values with other organs.
CT scans revealed a huge hypodense lesion (-70 Hounsfield Unit) measuring 26x21x35 mm in the suprasellar, left temporolimbic and parahyppocampal regions.