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Synonyms for TNF

a proinflammatory cytokine that is produced by white blood cells (monocytes and macrophages)

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One case of clinically diagnosed and DIF positive PV and clinically diagnosed and DIF negative BP had sub epidermal cleft and suprabasal split, respectively.
Por instrucciones del gobernador, trabajamos en conjunto con el DIF en Hidalgo, para que no falten atencion y medicamentos en el sistema del Seguro Popular", aseguro Abraham Rubluo Parra, director general del Regimen Estatal de Proteccion Social en Salud, quien reconocio que aun muchos sectores de la sociedad desconocen como incorporarse al programa.
Para el analisis se empleo una aproximacion basada en DIF mediante: regresion logistica, estandarizacion y SIBTEST.
Negative DIF is a warmer NT than DT, while a cooler NT than DT is termed positive DIF, and a neutral DIF (DIF 0) occurs when the temperatures are the same for day and night (Erwin and Heins, 1995).
Previous simulation studies have shown how various factors including sample size, sample size ratio, scale length, magnitude of DIF, and the ability distribution can affect the results of DIF analysis by OLR model [5, 10, 11].
5) Ademas se utiliza un grafico de barras para visualizar los resultados (signo y magnitud de la media de DIF para cada asignatura).
The DIF adequacy ratio is calculated using the adjusted DIF to estimated insured deposits or EID.
Additional problems for DIF detection in CATs arise from the incompleteness of the response matrix, as there will be a huge proportion of missing responses for adaptively applied operational items and many items may be responded by very few examinees.
El metodo de regresion logistica (Swaminathan & Rogers, 1990) se emplea fundamentalmente en el estudio y deteccion del DIF no uniforme que existe cuando hay interaccion entre el nivel de habilidad y los miembros del grupo, es decir, la diferencia en la probabilidad de responder correctamente, para dos grupos, no es la misma en todos los niveles de habilidad.
Os metodos MH podem ser usados para detectar o DIF tanto em itens dicotomicos como em itens politomicos, permitindo comparar dois ou mais grupos simultaneamente, e aplicam-se tanto no ambito da Teoria Classica dos Testes (TCT) como da Teoria da Resposta ao Item (TRI).
DIF occurs when people from different groups with the same level of the latent trait measured by the test, for example, quality of patient care experiences, have a different probability of giving a certain response to a questionnaire (Holland and Wainer 1993; Camilli and Shepard 1994).
Statistical techniques for evaluating DIF allow us to compare any groups defined by the evaluator (for example: native/non-native population, men/women, African American/white/Hispanic) in order to guarantee that the members of the compared groups have the same probability of answering the items correctly if they present the variable under study to the same degree (Fidalgo, 1996).
We surveyed existing DIF studies for students with disabilities and describe them in terms of study design, statistical approach, sample characteristics, and DIF results.