(adv.) In an acute manner; sharply; keenly; with nice discrimination.
(1) In January 2011, the Nobel peace prize laureate was admitted to a Johannesburg hospital for what officials initially described as tests but what turned out to be an acute respiratory infection .
(2) It is concluded that acute renal denervation augments the pressure diuresis that follows carotid occlusion.
(3) Ethanol and L-ethionine induce acute steatosis without necrosis, whereas azaserine, carbon tetrachloride, and D-galactosamine are known to produce steatosis with varying degrees of hepatic necrosis.
(4) IgE-mediated acute systemic reactions to penicillin continue to be an important clinical problem.
(5) The cumulative incidence of grade II and III acute GVHD in the 'low dose' cyclosporin group was 42% compared to 51% in the 'standard dose' group (P = 0.60).
(6) A 66-year-old woman with acute idiopathic polyneuritis (Landry-Guillain-Barré [LGB] syndrome) had normal extraocular movements, but her pupils did not react to light or accommodation.
(7) After a period on fat-rich diet the patient's physical fitness was increased and the recovery period after the acute load was shorter.
(8) It was concluded that metoclopramide and dexamethasone showed an excellent antiemetic effect on acute drug-induced emesis, as well as on delayed emesis, induced by cisplatin.
(9) The results suggest that RPE cannot be used reliably as a surrogate for direct pulse measurement in exercise training of persons with acute dysvascular amputations.
(10) Statistically significant differences were found mainly in the randomized trial, where during the first and second years, respectively, adenoidectomy subjects had 47% and 37% less time with otitis media than control subjects and 28% and 35% fewer suppurative (acute) episodes than control subjects.
(11) Tumour necrosis factor (TNF), a polypeptide produced by mononuclear phagocytes, has been implicated as an important mediator of inflammatory processes and of clinical manifestations in acute infectious diseases.
(12) During the procedure, acute respiratory failure developed as a result of tracheal obstruction.
(13) Four patients with acute brucellosis are described, none of whom had any connexion with farming or milk industry, the source of infection being different in each case.
(14) The leukemic T-cells in two patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) had specific features of large granular lymphocytes (LGL), and those in two patients with acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL) had L2 morphologic characteristics.
(15) The acute effect of alcohol manifested itself by decreasing mitochondrial respiration, compensated by increased glycolytic activity of the myocardium so that myocardial energy phosphate concentration remained unchanged.
(16) The introduction of intravenous, high-dose thrombolytic therapy during a brief period has markedly reduced mortality of patients with acute myocardial infarction.
(17) The younger patients more often experienced an acute arthritis with sacroiliitis resembling a reactive disease.
(18) All five individuals appeared to have acute C. pneumoniae infection as determined by results of serologic tests (titers of IgM antibody for all individuals were greater than or equal to 1:16).
(19) The results clearly show that the acute hyperthermia of unrestrained rats induced by either peripheral or central injections of morphine is not caused by activation of the pituitary-adrenal axis.
(20) The effect of hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and the combination of both on acute and chronic myocardial ischemia were evaluated in a total of 30 male rabbits.
(adv.) In a sapient manner.
(1) "I'm a huge supporter of Bradley Manning ... but what Snowden did is even more important as we are all directly involved," Westwood said, speaking at a Cannes session as a guest of agency Sapient Nitro to promote her brand of storytelling and campaigning.
(2) Meanwhile March’s Chappie is District 9 director Neill Blomkamp’s return to the streets of metropolitan South Africa in the company of a Short Circuit-style sapient robot and Die Antwoord members Yolandi and Ninja.
(3) But in this instance the advances alone in the rendering of realistic sapient apes and resulting fascination with these sci-fi versions of our closest relations made the experience unmissable.
(4) "But they were sapient people as well – that is probably the implication of the last decade of results."