Np (n.)

  1. a radioactive transuranic metallic element; found in trace amounts in uranium ores; a by-product of the production of plutonium

    [ Syn: neptunium , np , atomic number 93 ]

  2. a registered nurse who has received special training and can perform many of the duties of a physician

    [ Syn: nurse practitioner , np , nurse clinician ]

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