abbreviation for ubiquinone (CoQ).
a laboratory technique for staining a karyotype with quinacrine dye.
(query fever) a rickettsial infection of most animal species, including humans, and some birds. It is caused by Coxiella burnetii and spread by inhalation, especially of inspissated reproductive exudates, and by ticks, and by the ingestion of raw infected milk. The disease is inapparent in most infected animals but can cause abortion in sheep and goats, and probably cattle. Called also Queensland ...
[L.] quaque die (every day).
[L.] quaque hora (every hour).
[L.] quater in die (four times a day).
[L.] quaque quarta hora (every 4 hours).
[L.] quantum satis (a sufficient amount).
in acupuncture terms this is the ‘life force’; it is the source of all movement within the body, the protection against invasion of the body, the source of all metabolic activity, provides for the holding of tissues and components in place, maintaining body temperature and for the circulation of nourishment in the bloodstream.