The time between childhood and maturity.
- Youth violence
Violence involving young persons, typically children, adolescents, and young adults between the ages of 10 and 24. The young person can be the victim, the perpetrator, or both. Youth violence includes aggressive behaviors such as verbal abuse, bullying, hitting, slapping, or fistfighting. These behaviors have significant consequences but do not generally result in serious injury […]
A rare elemental metal. A radioactive form of yttrium is used in radiation therapy and some types of immunotherapy.
- Yttrium Y 90 ibritumomab tiuxetan
An anticancer therapy that is a combination of the radioisotope yttrium-90 and a monoclonal antibody to produce substances that locate and bind to cancer cells. Also called IDEC-Y2B8 monoclonal antibody.
- Y chromatin
A brilliantly fluorescent body seen under the microscope in cells containing a Y chromosome when the cells are stained with the dye quinacrine. Quinacrine lights up the Y chromosome more than other chromosomes.
- Y (in genetics)
The Y chromosome, the sex chromosome found in normal males, together with an X chromosome.