Pro Forma

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Pro Forma: The term pro forma comes from the Latin phrase meaning, 'as a matter of form'. The term is very broad and its meaning depends on the context in which it is being used. Basically it is a term used to describe the presentation of data, usually financial statements, where the data reflects information as if the state of the world were different from that which is in fact the case.

Pro Forma Statement

Business / Finance / Pro Forma Statement: A financial statement showing the forecast or projected operating results and balance sheet, as in pro forma income statements, balance sheets, and statements of cash flows. MORE


Science / Biology / Prolactin: A hormone produced by the anterior pituitary; secreted at the end of pregnancy when it activates milk production by the mammary glands. MORE


Health / Disease / Prokarytote: An organism lacking a true nucleus, such as a bacteria (cf eukaryote) MORE