(a.) Quite by one's self; apart from, or exclusive of, others; single; solitary; -- applied to a person or thing.
(a.) Of or by itself; by themselves; without any thing more or any one else; without a sharer; only.
(a.) Sole; only; exclusive.
(a.) Hence; Unique; rare; matchless.
(adv.) Solely; simply; exclusively.
(1) Combinations of maximum amounts of glucagon and the cyclic nucleotide did not produce a greater effect than either agent alone.
(2) Philip Shaw, chief economist at broker Investec, expects CPI to hit 5.1%, just shy of the 5.2% reached in September 2008, as the utility hikes alone add 0.4% to inflation.
(3) Recently, it has been shown that radiation therapy, alone or combined with chemotherapy, can be successful.
(4) Basing the prediction of student performance in medical school on intellective-cognitive abilities alone has proved to be more pertinent to academic achievement than to clinical practice.
(5) Arthrotomy with continuous irrigation appears to be more effective in decreasing long-term residual effects than arthrotomy alone.
(6) In addition, control experiments with naloxone, ethanol, or cigarette smoking alone were performed.
(7) Because it has been suggested that the lathyrogen, BAPN, may stimulate the release of proteases, the protease inhibitors Trasylol and epsilon-aminocaproic acid (EACA) were given alone or in combination to BAPN-treated rats.
(8) Cells (1 x 10(5)) were seeded in 12- x -75-mm tissue culture tubes and incubated with various doses of IL-1 beta, IL-1 alpha, TNF-alpha, and IFN-gamma, alone or in specific combinations, for 15 min, two, 12, 24, and 72 h. PGE concentrations in the media were measured by radio-immunoassay.
(9) The authors conclude that H. pylori alone causes little or no effect on an intact gastric mucosa in the rat, that either intact organisms or bacteria-free filtrates cause similar prolongation and delayed healing of pre-existing ulcers with active chronic inflammation, and that the presence of predisposing factors leading to disruption of gastric mucosal integrity may be required for the H. pylori enhancement of inflammation and tissue damage in the stomach.
(10) Exogenous administration of estrogen alone or combined with progesterone have been associated with increased plasma cortisol levels.
(11) Transmission electron microscopy demonstrated that these blebs were devoid of organelles and microvilli; scanning electron microscopy revealed that the blebs were highly wrinkled and more numerous than were the projections observed in tissue from animals treated with testosterone alone, or in tissue from unoperated controls.
(12) The combination of methotrexate and cyclosporin is significantly better than either alone in controlling GVHD.
(13) DTIC, BCNU and CCNU produced responses in 28% of patients, alone or in combination with each other.
(14) Malondialdehyde was undetectable in cerebrospinal fluid after subarachnoid placement of agarose alone, although it was present in similar amounts in all groups that received subarachnoid placement of OxyHb.
(15) Ketamine alone caused ataxia even in the lowest dose used.
(16) The phenylalanine model allows the rapid assessment of whole body and muscle protein turnover from plasma samples alone, obviating the need for measurement of expired air CO2 production or enrichment.
(17) Infusion of 1 unit of 25-HCC per hour for 6 hours induced an antiphosphaturia only when administered with 0.2 units of PTH per hour, while neither agent alone changed phosphate excretion.
(18) In keratinocyte lines immortalized by E7 alone, the p53 half-life was found to be similar to that in non-transformed cells; however, it decreased to approximately 1 h following supertransfection of an E6 gene.
(19) Renal arteriography is therefore alone capable of answering two primordial questions: "Must surgery be undertaken and when operating, what surgical tactics to adopt".
(20) When given chronically over 6 weeks the advantages of adding benserazide (50 mg kg-1 day-1) to levodopa (40 mg kg-1 day-1) were less marked and although more dopamine was present in the striatum than with levodopa given alone (200 mg kg-1 day-1) there was no evidence of any increase in its metabolites (HVA and DOPAC) and therefore of its turnover and utilisation.
(a.) A tune, air, strain, or a whole piece, played by a single person on an instrument, or sung by a single voice.
(1) Sculthorpe’s catalogue consists of more than 350 pieces ranging from solos to orchestral works and opera.
(2) A system to train nurses to be first and solo assistants of microsurgery has been practiced in our hospital for the past 13 years.
(3) "Over the 70-odd days I was there last time [for the solo trip], I would only think there was less than half a day when all things were good."
(4) We have identified the yeast histone locus HTB1-HTB1, encoding histones H2A and H2B, as a suppressor of solo delta insertion mutations that inhibit adjacent gene expression.
(5) Those starting in a self-employed solo practice are least likely to change practices, while those starting as HMO employees are most likely to change.
(6) The best advertisement for the format came four hours before the final even started, when, in ITV1's coverage of the FA Cup Final, the teenager Faryl Smith, a 2008 runner-up, sang the national anthem solo and faultlessly in front of a full crowd at Wembley.
(7) Peter Mayhew, who played Han Solo's wookiee sidekick Chewbacca in the original Star Wars trilogy, stood at an impressive 7 ft 2" and also had what might be described as broad facial features.
(8) But it also succeeded by elevating the likes of Luke Skywalker and Han Solo to the kind of status usually reserved for totemic superheroes such as Batman, Superman and Spider-Man, characters destined to be wheeled out time and time again in different big screen iterations.
(9) has been topping download charts across Europe since its surprise release on Tuesday morning, and now could become his fourth solo No 1, and his first since Let's Dance in 1983.
(10) Drawing on several real cases, as well as the recent celebrity nude photo leak, the drama is mostly a solo performance.
(11) More from Behind the joke • James Acaster: 'Normal people perv solo' • Phil Wang: impossibly wise or offensively stupid • Holly Walsh: 'I build my comedy block-by-block like Lego'
(12) It was only ever worth around a quarter of a billion dollars annually in exports at its mid-noughties peak – less than most blockbuster US animations grossed solo.
(13) Mark Coyle, who co-produced Definitely Maybe, said that Gallagher’s second solo LP reminds him “in some respects of the spirit” of Oasis’s 1994 debut.
(14) That leap is The Desired Effect, his second solo album, out 18 May.
(15) Dad brought us up on Star Wars from when we were old enough to not be scared ... We grew up in our teenage years absolutely loving Star Wars,” said Michael Kidd, who came to see the film dressed as Chewbacca along with his Hans-Solo-costumed wife and Jedi-dressed family.
(16) Edge: Red Sox FIRST BASE At first base, Boston's Mike Napoli was a force in the ALCS, hitting a pair of solo home runs, including his blast off Detroit's Justin Verlander in Game Three which was just enough to beat the Tigers 1-0.
(17) Conversely, most optometric educational institutions have been unwilling or unable to develop training programs for student optometrists beyond the traditional solo concept.
(18) Since 1969, with the introduction of universal health insurance in Ontario, the cost and benefit differences between solo and group practice medical care have been eliminated.
(19) This article compares mothers' satisfaction with children's medical care in six widely varying settings: fee-for-service solo and group practices, prepaid group practice, public clinics, hospital outpatient departments, and emergency rooms.
(20) A longitudinal, controlled study of contraceptive compliance was undertaken in a solo family practice in which 240 high-risk women were allocated alternatively to Practice and Clinic Groups.