Definition of Rf

1. Noun. A substance produced by the hypothalamus that is capable of accelerating the secretion of a given hormone by the anterior pituitary gland.

Exact synonyms: Releasing Factor, Releasing Hormone
Generic synonyms: Factor
Specialized synonyms: Ghrf, Growth Hormone-releasing Factor

2. Noun. A radioactive transuranic element which has been synthesized.

3. Noun. A complex neural network in the central core of the brainstem; monitors the state of the body and functions in such processes as arousal and sleep and attention and muscle tone.
Exact synonyms: Reticular Formation
Group relationships: Brain Stem, Brain-stem, Brainstem
Generic synonyms: Neural Net, Neural Network
Terms within: Ras, Reticular Activating System

Definition of Rf

1. Initialism. (electronics) Radio Frequency ¹

2. Initialism. (pathology) Rheumatoid Factor ¹

3. Initialism. (slang) [ ratfuck] A practical joke, especially a clever one. (Military and engineering slang) ¹

4. Initialism. Russian Federation ¹

5. Initialism. (baseball) right field, right fielder ¹

6. Initialism. (US military aviation) reconnaissance fighter; an unarmed fighter modified for photo-reconnaissance (qualifier prefix) ¹

7. Abbreviation. radio frequency ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Rf

1. Complex of IgG and anti-igG formed in joints in rheumatoid arthritis. Serum rheumatoid factors are more usually formed from IgM antibodies directed against IgG. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rf

REM behaviour disorder
REM rebound
REM sleep
REM stage sleep
REM syndrome
REN
REO virus
REP
RES
RESP
RESPA
RESPs
REST
RESTful
REXX
RFA
RFC
RFD
RFDS
RFI
RFID
RFID chip
RFID chips
RFIDs
RFLPs
RFP
RFQ
RFQS

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