(adv.) In an absolute, independent, or unconditional manner; wholly; positively.
(1) The absolute recoveries of diazepam, nordazepam and flurazepam in human milk were 84, 86 and 92% and in human plasma 97, 89 and 94%, respectively.
(2) Other haematological parameters remained normal, with the exception of the absolute number of lymphocytes, which initially fell sharply but soon returned to, and even exceeded, control levels.
(3) No relationship was found with the absolute value of either peak or area GH.
(4) The guanethidine treatment resulted in an 86% absolute reduction in cell number in the superior cervical ganglia of 15 day old rats.
(5) The absolute level of ventilatory capacity resembles that of Nepalese children and differs from that of some other groups.
(6) Lipoprotein electrophoresis on agarose gel has been modified to allow estimation of the absolute quantity of each fraction.
(7) Paired tolbutamide and glucose infusions using a square wave technique demonstrated that although early phase insulin secretion is dimished in the fetus, this is not due to an absolute deficiency of stored insulin.
(8) Significant differences in the pharmacological characteristics of the alpha 2 adrenoceptor were observed between the tissues with reference to both absolute drug affinities as well as rank order of drug potency.
(9) This stimulation is mediated by one receptor with an apparent affinity of 3.3 X 10(-6) M. The hydroxyl group in the para position on phenylethanolamine was absolutely necessary to obtain an agonist whereas the meta hydroxyl group or the presence of a catechol almost suppressed the activity.
(10) The early absolute but transient dependence of these A-MuLV mast cell transformants on a fibroblast feeder suggests a multistep process in their evolution, in which the acquisition of autonomy from factors of mesenchymal cell origin may play an important role.
(11) From this it is clear that either an absolute increase in radiographic density or structural failure are the earliest radiological features.
(12) So far, attempts to produce linolenic acid deficiency in mammals have not revealed an absolute requirement for n-3 fatty acids.
(13) "We absolutely regret the setbacks Kim Dotcom has had since MegaUpload was taken offline, but we hope he as an entrepreneur will understand our side of the story and the decisions deliberately taken."
(14) But we sent out reconnoitres in the morning; we send out a team in advance and they get halfway down the road, maybe a quarter of the way down the road, sometimes three-quarters of the way down the road – we tried this three days in a row – and then the shelling starts and while I can’t point the finger at who starts the shelling, we get the absolute assurances from the Ukraine government that it’s not them.” Flags on all Australian government buildings will be flown at half-mast on Thursday, and an interdenominational memorial service will be held at St Patrick’s cathedral in Melbourne from 10.30am.
(15) The prime minister said: “I am taking absolutely nothing for granted.
(16) DR(+) cells, however, showed no change in percentage and a lesser drop in absolute numbers, suggesting an increase with advancing disease of DR(+), Ig(-) null cells, which may represent immature B cell precursors.
(17) The wide variation in potency explains the variation found in absolute bioavailability, and the increase in release rate when the pellets are crushed explains the differences seen in peak plasma times, since the pellets will be chewed to varying degrees by the horse.
(18) Methods are in development that will allow determination of absolute blood flow in pertinent vessels via IV-DSA.
(19) When using pair stimula, barbamil shortens the period of absolute nonexcitation and the second phase of depression in the cycle of restituted H-reflexes to the second stimula in the pair.
(20) Immune complex- and A23187-induced 20:4 release was absolutely dependent on extracellular Ca2+.
(a.) Deprived of life; -- opposed to alive and living; reduced to that state of a being in which the organs of motion and life have irrevocably ceased to perform their functions; as, a dead tree; a dead man.
(a.) Destitute of life; inanimate; as, dead matter.
(a.) Resembling death in appearance or quality; without show of life; deathlike; as, a dead sleep.
(a.) Still as death; motionless; inactive; useless; as, dead calm; a dead load or weight.
(a.) So constructed as not to transmit sound; soundless; as, a dead floor.
(a.) Unproductive; bringing no gain; unprofitable; as, dead capital; dead stock in trade.
(a.) Lacking spirit; dull; lusterless; cheerless; as, dead eye; dead fire; dead color, etc.
(a.) Monotonous or unvaried; as, a dead level or pain; a dead wall.
(a.) Sure as death; unerring; fixed; complete; as, a dead shot; a dead certainty.
(a.) Bringing death; deadly.
(a.) Wanting in religious spirit and vitality; as, dead faith; dead works.
(a.) Flat; without gloss; -- said of painting which has been applied purposely to have this effect.
(a.) Not brilliant; not rich; thus, brown is a dead color, as compared with crimson.
(a.) Cut off from the rights of a citizen; deprived of the power of enjoying the rights of property; as, one banished or becoming a monk is civilly dead.
(a.) Not imparting motion or power; as, the dead spindle of a lathe, etc. See Spindle.
(adv.) To a degree resembling death; to the last degree; completely; wholly.
(n.) The most quiet or deathlike time; the period of profoundest repose, inertness, or gloom; as, the dead of winter.
(n.) One who is dead; -- commonly used collectively.
(v. t.) To make dead; to deaden; to deprive of life, force, or vigor.
(v. i.) To die; to lose life or force.
(1) The number of dead from the bombing has been put at up to 1,654.
(2) As of November, 1988 after a median observation period of 34 months, 174 of the 256 patients (68%) were alive, 11 (4%) dead and 71 (28%) lost to follow-up.
(3) Comparisons of ICR locations were made between flexion and extension, between left and right limbs, and between living and dead dogs, using analysis of variance.
(4) Transient intermediates were distinguished from dead-end metabolites by the rapid formation and disappearance of the former.
(5) A further 23 Syrian Kurds , among them women and children, were shot dead in the nearby village of Barkh Butan, the group said.
(6) Pathologic examination demonstrates calcifications in the dead collagen that makes up catgut suture.
(7) The results of the study suggest that perhaps tobramycin of cefotaxime-impregnated PMMA beads would produce local levels of antibiotic high enough to sterilize a given dead space for a period of 28 days.
(8) One of the most recent was in June last year, when a boatload of anglers came across a dead 23ft squid off Port Salerno on the state's Atlantic coast.
(9) The move was confirmed by a Lib Dem aide, who said Tory claims to be green were "already a lame duck and are now dead in the water".
(10) No names of the dead or injured have been published.
(11) Both of these bills include restrictions on moving terrorists into our country.” The White House quickly confirmed the president would have to sign the legislation but denied this meant that its upcoming plan for closing Guantánamo was, in the words of one reporter, “dead on arrival”.
(12) It was found that the increase of AMI patients admitted to our hospital was due to an increase in the hospitalization rate of AMI patients and the establishment of the coronary care unit (CCU) which allowed the admittance of patients who might have been declared dead out-of-hospital in the past.
(13) He was fighting to breathe.” The decision on her father’s case came just 10 days after a grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri, found there was not enough evidence to indict a white police officer for shooting dead an unarmed black teenager called Michael Brown.
(14) Nine of these patients are dead; four are alive, with three of these having progressive disease.
(15) In 2009, a US army major shot 13 dead in Fort Hood, Texas .
(16) Among the dead were two young young officers, Major Mujahid Ali and Captain Usman, whose life stories the media seized upon, helped by the military's public relations machine.
(17) The Nigerian government has been heavily criticised for failing to protect civilians in an increasingly violent conflict that left about 10,000 dead last year.
(18) Twenty-two per cent of all deaths (10 children who died outside hospital and six who were certified dead on admission) occurred before specialist care was reached.
(19) necrobiotic and dead cells, cell debris and phagosomes appear electively fluorescent.
(20) Byrom had been scheduled to die by lethal injection last week for hiring a man to shoot dead her abusive husband, Edward, at their home in Iuka in June 1999.