Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID)

Science / Biology / Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID): A genetic disorder in which affiicted individuals have no functional immune system and are prone to infections. Both the cell-mediated immune response and the antibody-mediated response are absent.

Other Words for Severe

Severe Adjective Synonyms: stern, forbidding, dour, glowering, grave, grim, stiff, strait-laced, serious, unsmiling, sober, cold, frigid, aloof, austere
Severe Verb Synonyms: strict, harsh, rigorous, austere, hard, stony, stony-hearted, hard-hearted, flinty, inexorable, iron-handed, oppressive, unbending, rigid, uncompromising, relentless, unyielding, obdurate, pitiless, punitive, merciless, unsympathetic, unfeeling, cruel, br
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Severe Thunderstorm

Science / Weather / Severe Thunderstorm: A thunderstorm with winds measuring 50 knots (58 mph) or greater, 3/4 inch hail or larger, or tornadoes. Severe thunderstorms may also produce torrential rain and frequent lightning. MORE

Severe Weather

Science / Weather / Severe Weather: Generally, any destructive weather event, but usually applies to localized storms, such as blizzards, intense thunderstorms, or tornadoes. MORE

Simian Immunodeficiency Virus (SIV)

Health / Disease / Simian Immunodeficiency Virus (SIV): A virus that is found, in numerous strains, in primates. MORE

Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID)

Science / Biology / Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID): A genetic disorder in which affiicted individuals have no functional immune system and are prone to infections. Both the cell-mediated immune response and the antibody-mediated response are absent. MORE

National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL)

Science / Weather / National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL): A branch of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, it provides accurate and timely forecasts and warnings of hazardous weather events, especially flash floods, hail, lightning, tornadoes MORE

Combined Financial Statement

Business / Finance / Combined Financial Statement: A strategy in which a put and call with the same strike price and expiration are either both bought or both sold. Related: Straddle MORE

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