Definitions for "DRE"
Keywords:  rectal, gloved, rectum, exam, prostate
Digital Rectal Exam. An exam in which a doctor inserts a gloved finger into the patient's rectum to feel for any abnormalities or irregularities.
Digital rectal examination. A screening procedure for prostate cancer and colorectal cancer. The physician feels the rectal wall and assesses its smoothness; abnormalities are evaluated by other procedures, generally including biopsy and examination by a pathologist.
Shorthand for digital rectal exam. An exam in which a doctor inserts a lubricated, gloved finger into the rectum to feel for cancerous lumps or abnormal areas.
Destruction and Removal Efficiency
destruction and removal efficiencies
Keywords:  dewar, resonance, energy
Dewar Resonance Energy.
dioxin responsive element, a sequence found in the promoter region of a gene which confers TCDD responsiveness on the gene
DRUG RECOGNITION EXPERT: A police officer that has increased training in recognizing the symptoms of being under the influence. [ return to top of glossary
Direct Record Electronic A type of voting system that uses an electronic means of recording votes.
Keywords:  electronic, direct, recording
Direct Recording Electronic