(n.) A union of three; three objects treated as one; a ternary; a trinity; as, a triad of deities.
(n.) A chord of three notes.
(n.) The common chord, consisting of a tone with its third and fifth, with or without the octave.
(n.) An element or radical whose valence is three.
(1) The triad of epigastric pain unrelieved by antacids, bilious vomiting, and weight loss, particularly after a gastric operation should make one suspect this syndrome.
(2) The syndrome initially described by Behçet in 1937 comprised the triad of ocular inflammation, oral and genital ulcers.
(3) The diagnostic triad of pneumoperitoneum on x-ray, evidence or history of CMV infection, and AIDS occurred in 70 percent of patients.
(4) The characteristic signs and symptoms represent the triad of a pulsatile mass in the upper part of the abdomen, intermittent hemorrhage in the upper part of the gastrointestinal tract and severe epigastralgia not relieved by antacids.
(5) Cardiac myxomas typically present as a triad of obstructive, embolic, and constitutional symptoms and thus mimic many more common systemic illnesses.
(6) A mother and daughter both presented at age 5 years with the triad of right-sided congenital cholesteatoma, right preauricular pits, and bilateral sensorineural hearing loss.
(7) Traumatic hemobilia is commonly associated with cavitary injuries to the liver, and is classically characterized by a triad of findings: GI bleeding, biliary colic, and jaundice.
(8) The tryptase sequence includes the essential residues of the catalytic triad and an aspartic acid at the base of the putative substrate binding pocket that confers P1 Arg and Lys specificity on tryptic serine proteases.
(9) The authors observed in one child and AGR triad and in two patients deformities of the skeleton of the head and lower extremities.
(10) The prospects of further progress in radiation therapy, based on the triad of patient care, teaching and research, now seem assured.
(11) Dermatopathia pigmentosa reticularis is a rare heritable disorder consisting of a triad of cutaneous findings including reticulate hyperpigmentation, noncicatricial alopecia, and onychodystrophy.
(12) The classical triad of symptoms seen in hemochromatosis (cirrhosis of the liver, diabetes mellitus, and skin pigmentation) are often supplemented by cardiomyopathy.
(13) The clinical history of acute pyelonephritis, avascular mass lesion of the kidney with ipsilateral pleural effusion (triad) seen in a female patient of child-bearing age is characteristic of this condition.
(14) In contrast, changes at Arg-7, Lys-12 and any one proline residue in the triad moderately reduced, and substitution of Lys-19 showed little effect on, activity.
(15) Four of the six patients had a progressive triad of ear pain, facial paralysis, and sensory loss in the second and third divisions of the trigeminal nerve.
(16) Skeletal muscle triads are possessing the whole set of enzymes of the phosphatidylinositol (PI)-linked signal generating pathway, PI-kinase, PI(4)P-kinase, and PI(4,5)P2-phospholipase C (PLC).
(17) In the present experiments, neurons were plated together in close apposition as pairs or as triads, with the tip of one Retzius cell touching the soma of another.
(18) The triad of generalized seborrheic dermatitis, failure to thrive, and diarrhea in an infant should bring to mind Leiner disease or severe combined immunodeficiency disease.
(19) These structures were concentrated in the perinuclear regions of peripheral muscle nuclei and were less abundant about the triad regions.
(20) A liver biopsy was performed in one patient 8 months after total pancreatectomy and islet autotransplantation; numerous clusters of islet cells staining strongly for insulin and glucagon were detected within portal triads on both wedge and needle biopsy specimens.
(n.) Government by three in coalition or association; the term of such a government.
(n.) A coalition or association of three in office or authority; especially, the union of three men who obtained the government of the Roman empire.
(1) Guardiola has ever-so-slightly strayed away from what has made Barcelona so brilliant now, and there are certainly questions to be asked about how Busquets-Iniesta-Xavi triumvirate has been disrupted by Cesc Fabregas.
(2) A triumvirate of Senators — Democrat John Kerry, Republican Lindsey Graham, and Independent Joe Lieberman — are working to craft a climate change bill they think would have a good chance of getting support from Republican as well as Democratic Senators.
(3) What it was not expecting was that the committee had been split over the increase in new electronic money needed to prevent inflation undershooting its 2% target, with the governor, Mervyn King , leading a triumvirate calling for a £75bn boost.
(4) In a 1962 issue of Vogue, Siriol Hugh-Jones, the magazine's former features editor, unleashed a tirade of abuse on that triumvirate of women writers: Iris Murdoch, Muriel Spark and Lessing.
(5) He was flanked by a triumvirate of aides, the excitable and matronly chief usher, a man at a computer screen who looked like a bedraggled version of Prince William, and a shaven-headed man who did absolutely nothing all day except fall asleep midway through the morning session.
(6) Care should be provided by a triumvirate of physicians to include and otolaryngologist, a pediatrician, and an anesthesiologist.
(7) A brightly coloured train rattles across their path and stops abruptly and, after an affectionate hug, the two creatures climb aboard, carefully fasten their seatbelts and are bounced away to a rendezvous with their friends (a lavishly hatted family of peg dolls called the Pontipines; Makka Pakka, a squat, fuzzy troglodyte with OCD, and the Tombliboos, a triumvirate of pastel-coloured pepper pot creatures who live inside a topiary bush).
(8) The following correction was printed in the Guardian's Corrections and clarifications column, Monday February 5 2007 The word for a set of three reports is trilogy, not triumvirate, as we said in the article below.
(9) That picture, with his wife Mary, is being shown at the National Portrait Gallery with five more of the double portraits, including one of the third of the triumvirate of great British painters, Howard Hodgkin.
(10) Boyd was informed of Drake’s talents by Hutchings, went down to see for himself and at once became the third figure of the Drake-Kirby-Joe Boyd triumvirate which created … well first, of course, there was Five Leaves Left.
(11) As recently as three weeks ago Lord Glasman was pushing the Labour leader to take on a triumvirate of power – Murdoch, the unions and the City of London.
(12) The market-dominating BBC triumvirate of Casualty, Holby City and Doctors are now complemented by period variants Call The Midwife and The Indian Doctor, forged on the same nostalgic anvil as ITV's 60s-set The Royal (which ran for 87 episodes).
(13) This means the new landscape of Stonehenge embodies modern Mammon's triumvirate of commoditisation, gambling and charity, just as it once did Trinitarian ideas of transcendence and immanence.
(14) It was a 10th successive win for Gareth Southgate’s team who , leading 2-1 from the first leg at Molineux, took the sting out of a potentially hostile occasion by dominating possession and playing their way through the impressive midfield triumvirate of Hughes, Jake Forster-Caskey and the deliciously talented Tom Carroll.
(15) US diplomats formed a triumvirate with their UN and Russian counterparts and communicated regularly to address problems as they arose.
(16) Mesut Özil’s starting position was essentially that of a second striker and, although it would be an exaggeration to say the high-pressing style rattled their opponents, it was not until the final moments of the first half that the Messi-Neymar-Suárez triumvirate started to menace.
(17) Quite sensible diplomatic proposals by the African Union, accepted in principle by Libya’s Muammar Gaddafi, were ignored by the imperial triumvirate, as Africa specialist Alex de Waal reviews.
(18) This election has its fair share of cranks, the obligatory Monster Raving Loonies, a guy campaigning to save local pubs (to give the full triumvirate of endangered pleasures, it's the Beer, Baccy and Crumpets party).
(19) Under Sisi’s rule, a familiar triumvirate of army generals, international capital and western political support has once again coalesced to shield the existing state from further storms.
(20) It is understood Downing Street is being the least intractable government player in the negotiations between the companies and the crucial state triumvirate of the UK, France and Germany.