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cutoff point

[′kət‚ȯf ‚pȯint]
(mechanical engineering)
The point at which there is a transition from spiral flow in the housing of a centrifugal fan to straight-line flow in the connected duct.
The point on the stroke of a steam engine where admission of steam is stopped.
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The best OI cutoff points for predicting MetS and their respective characteristics are shown in Table 2.
By this evaluation, we might be able to determine the significant cutoff point in LDH levels in the CSF to differentiate SAH from traumatic tap.
'But as we enter 2018, it's become clear to us that it's time to determine a cutoff point between Millennials and the next generation.
According to the four HbA1c cutoff points, two cutoff points of 5.7% and 6.5% from the ADA guidelines[5] and two cutoff points of 5.9% and 6.3% from our previous study [10], we divided the subjects into the following five groups: [less than or equal to]5.6%, 5.7-5.8%, 5.9-6.2%, 6.3-6.4%, and [greater than or equal to] 6.5%.
We extracted data on the authors, year of publication, country, number of patients, sensitivity, specificity, cutoff points, and area under the receiver operating characteristic (AUROC) curve from the selected studies (Table 2).
The cutoff points for abdominal obesity were based on >90 cm for men and >80cm for women [13].
Lastly, we conducted every score for these patients through log-rank test to give the optimal cutoff points for the risk score.
Receiver Operating Characteristic (ROC) curves were drawn to analyze the cutoff points of HE4 and CA125 levels for the diagnosis of endometrial cancer.
When evaluating a diagnostic test or procedure, different cutoff points produce different sensitivity and specificity rates.
A secondary study objective was to identify the optimal cutoff points of the IDS for obese parturients.
There is also inconsistency in the optimal cutoff points for BUN in terms of predicting IHM of AP [6-8,11].