The journal Chest reports the finding of researchers at the University of Cincinnati of an increased incidence of vitamin D insufficiency in patients with connective tissue disease-related interstitial lung disease (ILD), an autoimmune condition characterized by lung fibrosis.
What does CT stand for?
CT stands for Connective Tissue
This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Science, medicine, engineering, etc.
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We have 163 other meanings of CT in our Acronym Attic
- Computerized Axial Tomography (also see CAT; CT is preferred)
- Computerized Tomography
- Condensed Tannin
- Confederation Test
- Confederation Text
- Conflict Transformation
- Conformance Tester
- Conformance Testing
- Connecticut (US postal abbreviation)
- Connection Time
Samples in periodicals archive:
THE body's connective tissue includes the tendons that attach muscles to bones and has an important role in supporting and connecting various systems in our bodies.
There has been concern that this escaped silicone might cause harmful effects, including connective tissue and related disorders and cancer.
The patent covers broad methods for using compositions of human mesenchymal stem cells and various bioactive agents to induce the differentiation of human mesenchymal stem cells into specific connective tissue lineages.
Working with Ugo Ripamonti, an oral surgeon at the University of the Witwatersrand Medical School in Johannesburg, South Africa, Reddi has applied the protein to coax damaged bone and tooth-anchoring connective tissues to repair themselves.
This syndrome, which affects connective tissue virtually throughout the body, and its associated medical problems have important implications for personnel in vocational and other rehabilitation professions.