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mu; Μ, μ
1. The twelfth letter in the Greek alphabet (Μ, μ); equivalent to the English letter "m".
2. As a numeral, it denotes 40.
3. The micron symbol is μ.
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(Greek: the twelfth letter of the Greek alphabet; Μ, μ)
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mu factor
Ratio of the change in one electrode voltage to the change in another electrode voltage under the conditions that a splecified current remains unchanged and that all other electrode voltages are maintained constant.

A measure of the relative effect of the voltages on two electrodes upon the current in the circuit of any specified electrode.

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mu opioid receptors
Stimulation of mu receptors exerts effects that depress nerve impulse transmission.

Morphine acts on the central nervous system to produce both depression and euphoric stimulation, effects that are mediated through its stimulation of mu opioid receptors.

Mu receptors' activation in some instances inhibits the transmission of inhibitory impulses, thereby causing stimulation.

Morphine has a marked analgesic effect because of its stimulation of mu receptors in both the brain and spinal cord, and its principal therapeutic value is for the relief of moderate to severe pain.

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mu particle
A bacterial endosymbiont of strains of Paramecium aurelia that confers the killer trait to the paramecium.
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mu phage
A temperate DNA-containing tailed phage that appears able to integrate at any site on the bacterial hosts and replicates at a rapid rate.

A phage is a virus that is parasitic (reproduces itself) in bacteria; "phage uses the bacterium's machinery and energy to produce more phage until the bacterium is destroyed and phage is released to invade surrounding bacteria".

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