ALD

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AcronymDefinition
ALDAtomic Layer Deposition (method to produce conformal thin films)
ALDAlderman
ALDAtomic-Layer Deposition
ALDAlcohol(ic) Liver Disease
ALDAffection de Longue Durée (French: Long Term Illness)
ALDAssistive Listening Device
ALDAlpha Lambda Delta (National freshman honors society)
ALDAcademy of Laser Dentistry
ALDAlderney
ALDArakan League for Democracy
ALDÀ l'Attention De
ALDAnoxic Limestone Drain (passive treatment for remediation of acid mine drainage)
ALDAmerican Library Directory
ALDAvailable-to-Load Date
ALDApproximate Lethal Dose
ALDAssistant Lighting Designer (theatre)
ALDAppointment of Limited Duration
ALDAvailable Landing Distance (aviation)
ALDAmerican Law Division (Congressional Research Service)
ALDAcoustic Leak Detection
ALDArch Length Discrepancy (dentistry)
ALDairborne laser designator (US DoD)
ALDAccounting Line Designator
ALDAviation Logistics Department
ALDAlarm Display
ALDAnalog Line Driver
ALDArrêt Longue Durée
ALDAir Lift Division
ALDAirborne Laser Demo
ALDAcquisition Logistics Division
ALDAssembly Line Diagram
ALDAviation Logistics Division
ALDAzimuthal Lithodensity (trademark of Halliburton)
ALDAdvanced Laser Designator
ALDAssign Local Distribution
ALDAverage Link Duration
ALDAccelerated Life Data
ALDAutomatic Louver Damper (HVAC systems)
ALDAutomatic Logic Diagram
ALDAcquisition Logistics Documents
ALDAircraft Logistics Department
ALDAvailable-to-Load Data
ALDAdults with Learning Difficulties (social services)
ALDArapahoe Library District (Englewood, CO)
ALDAssociation of Lighting Designers
ALDAdministrative Law Division (various locations)
ALDAdrenoleukodystrophy (genetic disease)
ALDAt a Later Date
References in periodicals archive ?
We knew that early oxidative damage and bioenergetic dysfunction underlay the late onset degeneration of nerve fibres observed in the mouse model of X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy (X-ALD), the most frequently inherited leukodystrophy, so we looked at mitochondria for further clues.
A variant, adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD), was first described in 1923, and both forms may occur in one family (2).
Hematopoietic Stem Cell Gene Therapy with a Lentiviral Vector in X-Linked Adrenoleukodystrophy," Science 326 (2009): 818-23.
2, at UMASS Memorial Hospital, University Campus, after a long illness with Adrenoleukodystrophy.
In the latter category would be Libby Zion, the young woman whose death in 1984 led to limits on resident work hours; Barney Clark, the recipient of the first artificial heart; and Lorenzo Odone, a boy with adrenoleukodystrophy whose parents searched for a cure made famous in the 1992 film Lorenzo's Oil.
Anthony Smith, 26, is alleged to have taken pounds 8,000 raised to help stricken brothers Connor, nine, Callum, seven, and Jack Smith, five, who all suffer from Adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD), a disease which affects eyesight and motor skills.
The boys, who live in Leicester, all suffer from adrenoleukodystrophy, or ALD, a genetic condition, which affects mostly boys and attacks the brain and nervous system, leading to gradual loss of sight and hearing and paralysis.
The brave Newport lad suffers from the rare disease adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD).
The company became famous when the the true story of Lorenzo Odone, who was diagnosed as having the degenerative brain disease adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD), became the inspiration for the poignant film Lorenzo's Oil.
However, other causes of adrenal insufficiency include amyloidosis, sarcoidosis, Wilson's disease, adrenal hemorrhage or infarction, adrenoleukodystrophy, adrenomyeloneurnpathy, congenital adrenal hyperplasia or hypoplasia, and specific medications.
Lorenzo Odone was diagnosed in early 1984 with adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD), an incurable degeneration of the brain, at that time beyond the help of conventional medicine.