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The standing, state, or condition of an individual; the rights, obligations, capacities, and incapacities that assign an individual to a given class.

For example, the term status is used in reference to the legal state of being an infant, a ward, or a prisoner, as well as in reference to a person's social standing in the community.


noun caliber, caste, circumstance, class, dignity, elevation, eminence, esteem, footing, grade, importance, notability, place, position, posture, prestige, prominence, quality, rank, rating, situation, state, station, superiority
Associated concepts: proof of status, status of purchaser, staaus of trustee
See also: aspect, caliber, case, character, class, condition, credit, degree, honor, phase, position, posture, precedence, prestige, quality, rating, recognition, reputation, situation, state, title

STATUS. The condition of persons. It also means estate, because it signifies the condition or circumstances in which the owner stands with regard to his property. 2 Bouv. Inst. n. 1689.

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Here, the patient's age at menarche is compared with the progesterone receptor status.
Here the tumour size and the progesterone receptor status is compared; most of the tumour are in the range of 2-5 cms and they are mostly progesterone negative and as the size increases the receptors are negative.
Though no significant relation was noted for majority factors studied, Grade of the tumor had some significant relation to the progesterone receptor status.
Estrogen and progesterone receptor status in primary breast cancer--a study of 11,273 patients from the year 1990 to 2002.
Logistic regression analysis was used to assess the relationship between use of adjuvant therapy and later dementia diagnosis; the researchers controlled for factors including age at diagnosis, depression, cancer stage, and estrogen and progesterone receptor status.
MATERIAL AND METHODS: The present study entitled "Significance of Estrogen and Progesterone Receptor status in Prognosis of Breast Cancers" was conducted in the department of Pathology, MLB Medical College, Jhansi.