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MIMIC

(language)
An early language designed by J.H. Andrews of the NIH in 1967 for solving engineering problems such as differential equations that would otherwise have been done on an analog computer.

["MIMIC, An Alternative Programming Language for Industrial Dynamics, N.D. Peterson, Socio-Econ Plan Sci. 6, Pergamon 1972].
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In confirming prostate carcinoma and/or distinguishing it from its many benign mimickers, like instances of unusual morphologic patterns of carcinoma or changes due to prior treatment.
The liability rule, 150 years ago, as now, was not merely the mimicker of the market or of full collective aims; it was, and continues to be, the instrument of goals that reflect both collectivist and libertarian choice elements
1), (3), (5), (7) These typical results allow for a confident preoperative diagnosis and can exclude other possible clinical and radiological mimickers, such as synovial osteochondromatosis, pigmented villonodular synovitis, synovial hemangioma, and synovial lipoma.
10,18) In contrast, the confirmation of ALK protein or ALK gene re-arrangements is useful in distinguishing I-IMFT from other spindle cell neoplastic mimickers that include mainly gastrointestinal stromal tumour (GIST), inflammatory leiomyosarcoma and paediatric congenital/infantile fibrosarcoma.
Major mimickers of Sjogren's syndrome that cause persistent symmetric enlargement of the salivary and lacrimal glands and thus figure in the differential diagnosis are HIV, sarcoid, prior head and neck surgery or radioiodine therapy, and hepatitis C, which can produce a salivary gland biopsy looking exactly like the classic picture in Sjogren's syndrome.
Mucocutaneous lesions should be characterized, according to existing classification systems, as to whether they may be lupus-specific, lupus nonspecific, lupus mimickers, or drug related," Dr.
10) MDCT helps to differentiate mimickers of PDA such as ductus bump (remnant of the ductus arteriosus), aortic dissection or aortic aneurysm.
Studies of mothers' blood indicated high levels of human hormone mimickers, leading researchers to conclude that man-made chemicals had triggered changes in the sex of unborn children in the first three weeks of gestation.
Live Wire, an AC/DC cover band, and Motley Crue mimickers Same Ol' Situation will rock out to other people's songs starting at 10 p.
There are a few mimickers of warts so the diagnosis is not always easy.
If you include other anxiety mimickers, such as sensory processing problems which may afflict as much as 30 percent of the population, learning disabilities, minor head injury, food allergies, inner-ear dysfunction and others, the incidents of misdiagnosis are far higher.
16) Ductal carcinomas of the salivary glands, breasts, and cutaneous appendages comprise one particularly common group of such histologic mimickers.