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Normocythemia is a normal red blood cell concentration.

Norplant refers to a hormonal method of birth control using doses that are implanted in a woman’s arm and that can remain in place for up to five (5) years.

Nosologies refer to efforts to classify psychiatric disorders into descriptive categories .

Nosology is the branch of medicine that deals with the Classification of diseases.

Nosophobia is defined as an irrational fear of contracting diseases. Nosophobia is from the Greek words "nosos" which means disease and "phobia" which means fear

Nostomania is defined as an overwhelming desire to return home or to go back to familiar places. Nostomania is from the Greek words "nostos" which means a return home and "mania " defined as an excessive enthusiasm or madness

NOTA is the acronym of the National Organ Transplant Act which was enacted by Congress in 1984 to regulate the procurement and transplantation of human organs

Noun phrase refers to syntactic structure that contains at least one (1) noun, usually the subject of the sentence and includes all the relevant descriptors of the noun

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