(a.) In the front or before others, as regards progress or ideas; as, advanced opinions, advanced thinkers.
(a.) Far on in life or time.
(1) This selective review emphasizes advances in neurochemistry which provide a context for current and future research on neurological and psychiatric disorders encountered in clinical practice.
(2) Increased plasmin activity was associated with advancing stage of lactation and older cows after appropriate adjustments were made for the effects of milk yield and SCC.
(3) These results suggest that the pelvic floor is affected by progressive denervation but descent during straining tends to decrease with advancing age.
(4) An association of cyclophosphamide, fluorouracil and methotrexate already employed with success against solid tumours in other sites was used in the treatment of 62 patients with advanced tumours of the head and neck.
(5) When TSLP was pretreated with TF5 in vitro, the most restorative effects on the decreased MLR were found in hyperplastic stage and the effects were becoming less with the advance of tumor developments.
(6) Finally the advanced automation of the equipment allowed weekly the evaluation of catecholamines and the whole range of their known metabolites in 36 urine samples.
(7) Since the advance and return of sperm inside the tubes could facilitate the interaction of sperm with secretions participating in its maturation, the persistent infertility after vasectomy could be related to the contractile alteration that follows the excessive tubal distention.
(8) Over the past decade the use of monoclonal antibodies has greatly advanced our knowledge of the biological properties and heterogeneity that exist within human tumours, and in particular in lung cancer.
(9) The automatic half of both the motor which advances the trepan as well as the second motor which rotates the trepan is triggered by the sudden change in electrical resistance between the trepan and the patient's internal body fluid, at the final stage of penetration.
(10) Under a revised deal most people are now being vetted on time, but charges for the service have had to rise from £12 and free vetting for volunteers, to £28 for a standard disclosure and £33 for an advanced disclosure.
(11) Histological and electron-microscopic study of the lungs of 15 patients who had been treated with bleomycin for advanced squamous cell carcinoma demonstrated marked histological changes in nine.
(12) With better understanding of metabolic and compositional requirements, great advances have been made in the area of total parenteral nutrition.
(13) Meanwhile Ed Miliband, the Labour leader, waiting anxiously for news of the scale of the Labour advance in his first nationwide electoral test, will urge the electorate not to be duped by the promise of a coalition mark 2, predicting sham concessions by the Conservatives .
(14) 16 tube (usually a Baker tube) was inserted by gastrostomy and advanced distally into the colon.
(15) Of his number, 266 patients were in the advance stage of their disease while another 42 still had localized cancers.
(16) N-Acetyl-beta-D-glucosaminidase (GAD) activities did not change significantly duringlate fetal, neonatal or young adult stages but increased significantly with advancing age.
(17) Serial antepartum platelet alloantibody quantitation by an enzyme-linked immunoabsorbent assay revealed rising antibody titers during advancing gestation.
(18) Most of the progressive cases were alcoholic, and some showed progression to advanced pancreatitis within 4 years.
(19) Expansion of the cell sheet following attachment, and the fusion of epiblasts advancing toward each other, does not require the presence of mineralocorticoid.
(20) One hundred and sixteen patients with advanced and metastatic adenocarcinoma of the pancreas were randomized to treatment with combined Streptozotocin and 5-fluorouracil or combined Streptozotocin and cyclophosphamide.
(adv.) In or to the front; in advance; onward.
(adv.) Headlong; without restraint.
(1) 8.47pm: Cameron says he believes Britain's best days lie ahead and that he believes in public service.
(2) Mindful of their own health ahead of their mission, astronauts at the Russia-leased launchpad in Kazakhstan remain in strict isolation in the days ahead of any launch to avoid exposure to infection.
(3) One is that the issue of whether the World Cup should go ahead in Russia and Qatar still firmly remains on the table.
(4) Nor is this political fantasy: at the European elections in May, across 51 authorities in the north-west and north-east, Ukip finished ahead of Labour in 18 and as its main rival in 30.
(5) On 17 December Clegg will set out his own script for the year ahead, testing the idea that coalition governments can function even as the two parties clearly show their separate colours.
(6) Hemoglobin A reductively ethylated at the alpha-amino groups eluted on CM-52 ahead of unmodified hemoglobin A, and hemoglobin A reductively ethylated at the epsilon-amino groups.
(7) Activists in the country are pushing to get their voices heard ahead of Sunday's race.
(8) If Queensland goes ahead and develops and dredges Abbot Point, it may all be for nothing.
(9) Looking ahead to next year, voters fully expect the hard times to continue.
(10) Given the liberalist context in which we live, this paper argues that an act-oriented ethics is inadequate and that only a virtue-oriented ethics enables us to recognize and resolve the new problems ahead of us in genetic manipulation.
(11) This is welcome news but it needs to be borne in mind that the manufacturing sector is still far from racing ahead and serious doubts remain about the strength of demand for manufactured goods over the medium term, particularly once stimulative measures start being withdrawn.
(12) And in the days and months ahead we will be setting out our plans in all these areas."
(13) Facebook Twitter Pinterest Nick Clegg and the Liberal Democrats have suffered a dramatic slump in support as a result of their role in the coalition and are now barely ahead of the Greens with an average rating of about 8% in the polls.
(14) He sends a low ball into the middle, in the general direction of Fabregas, but the former Arsenal captain can't get ahead of Lahm, who is making a proper nuisance of himself.
(15) It called for an independent, international inquiry as the only way to achieve full accountability, ahead of the March deadline for the Sri Lankan government to report back to the UN Human Rights Council.
(16) The deteriorating situation would worsen if ministers pressed ahead with another controversial Lansley policy – that of abolishing the cap on the amount of income semi-independent foundation trust hospitals can make by treating private patients.
(17) The minister for health, Mamy Lalatiana Andriamanarivo, says he is determined to push ahead with ambitious plans for universal free healthcare.
(18) So Fifa left that group out and went ahead with the draw – according to legend, plucking names from the Jules Rimet trophy itself – and, after Belgium were chosen but decided not to participate, Wales came out next.
(19) Only eye position proved statistically significant; straight-ahead eye position induced more bias than did fixation of the visual stimulus.
(20) If we’re going to change the model, we can’t just do it on a whim of government or the people who design these courses.” What he does like about Think Ahead is that participants will be doing “proper social work”, even if, in his view, they will be unprepared for the task.