(adv.) Separately, in regard to space or company; in a state of separation as to place; aside.
(adv.) In a state of separation, of exclusion, or of distinction, as to purpose, use, or character, or as a matter of thought; separately; independently; as, consider the two propositions apart.
(adv.) Aside; away.
(adv.) In two or more parts; asunder; to piece; as, to take a piece of machinery apart.
(1) Angiopathic and traumatic influences conditioned by metabolism, apart from local peculiarities are taken into consideration.
(2) It contains 10,000 apartments so far, in blocks that might appear Soviet but for shades of blue, green and yellow.
(3) Apart from their pathogenic significance, these results may have some interest for the clinical investigation of patients with joint diseases.
(4) Each subject received, on 2 separate days 1 week apart, an intravenous injection of either placebo or urapidil (25 or, if necessary, 50 mg).
(5) Many Cornish people believe the far south-west of England is a nation apart from the rest of Britain.
(6) The three-year-old comes into the kitchen for a drink, and as Steve opens the fridge, I can see it contains nothing apart from a half-full bottle of milk.
(7) We continue to work closely with Pacific partner countries and regional organisations to build resilience and manage the impacts of climate change on economic development.” Aluka Rakin, director of Youth to Youth in Health in Majuro, said the organisation’s clinic is falling apart.
(8) At discharge, 58% were living with their families, 23% were living in group homes, 12% were in supervised apartments and 5% were in an alternative rehabilitation centre.
(9) It is the combination of his company's pan-African and industrialist vision – reminiscent of the aspirations of African independence pioneers like Ghana's Kwame Nkrumah – and its relentless financial growth that has set Dangote apart.
(10) The residual values were positively correlated in parent-offspring pairs and among sibs, both those presumed to be living together and those presumed to be living apart.
(11) I personally felt grateful that British TV set itself apart from its international rivals in this way, not afraid to challenge, to stretch the mind and imagination.
(12) One may speculate whether clinical conditions exist--apart from hereditary retinal dystrophies--in which the retina becomes more sensitive to light from strong artificial or natural sources, which are otherwise innoxious.
(13) In recent years, apart from these well known risks, the immuno-suppressive effect of blood transfusions has been observed and thereby the possible adverse influence on the prognosis in cases of malignant disease.
(14) His next target, apart from the straightforward matter of retaining his champion's title this winter, is 4,182, being the number of winners trained by Martin Pipe, with whom he had seven highly productive years at the start of his career.
(15) Far from securing the regime change they were seeking, the creditors now find that Syriza is being supported by all Greek political parties apart from the communists and the neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn.
(16) They were placed less than 5 m apart, and estimation of the pollen amount was made on a day-to-day basis during the pollen seasons, and on a weekly basis outside the seasons.
(17) Apart from the interposition of the colon between the liver and the diaphragm, no other pathological changes were found.
(18) I had to beg to stay in the apartment I was living in at the time for another night.
(19) There were no major differences in blood composition, apart from increases in blood urea N, as a result of N fertilization.
(20) cDNA was prepared by reverse transcription of peripheral blood mRNA and amplified by the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) using primers corresponding to sequences 400 bp apart on the cDNA, spanning the last three exons (X, Y, Z) of the beta-Sp gene.
(superl.) Covered over, shaded, or darkened; destitute of light; imperfectly illuminated; dusky; dim.
(superl.) Of or pertaining to darkness or night; inconspicuous to the sight; indistinctly seen; hidden; retired; remote from observation; unnoticed.
(superl.) Not noticeable; humble; mean.
(superl.) Not easily understood; not clear or legible; abstruse or blind; as, an obscure passage or inscription.
(superl.) Not clear, full, or distinct; clouded; imperfect; as, an obscure view of remote objects.
(a.) To render obscure; to darken; to make dim; to keep in the dark; to hide; to make less visible, intelligible, legible, glorious, beautiful, or illustrious.
(v. i.) To conceal one's self; to hide; to keep dark.
(1) This diagnosis was obscured by the absence of cutaneous, oropharyngeal, and respiratory involvement.
(2) The mechanism of ACTH action on brain catecholamine metabolism is still obscure, however, an increased release of the NA to ACTH peptides is very likely in the light of the present observations.
(3) However, peptide bonds between 193 and 194, and 194 and 195 were cleaved in the presence of mAb 1C3 as easily as in the presence of mAb 31A4, suggesting that the region of residues 200 to 202 was obscured by, or within the antibody binding site, but that the region of residues 193 to 195 was not.
(4) The physician's approach to the differential diagnosis of obscure, atypical pneumonias has changed.
(5) The thigh and hip manifestations can obscure the primary intra-abdominal process either due to the obvious emphysema or to the obtunded abdominal signs secondary to associated neuropathy.
(6) While tonic pupil and reduced sweating can be attributed to the affection of postganglionic cholinergic parasympathetic and sympathetic fibres projecting to the iris and sweat glands, respectively, the pathogenesis of diminished or lost tendon jerks remains obscure.
(7) It is found that generic averages obscure some rather substantial differences at the species level for both Cercopithecus and Cercocebus.
(8) Although the pathophysiology of the pancreatic injury is obscure, the lack of other etiological factors and temporal association of the pancreatitis with acetaminophen-induced hepatic and renal toxicity suggest a causal relationship.
(9) Because reticulocytes contain a pool of uncombined alpha chains which might have obscured the demonstration of an alpha chain-dependent mechanism for beta-chain synthesis, subsequent studies were done with bone marrow cells.
(10) However, the mechanism by which Ag II is able to modulate anterior pituitary secretion still remains obscure.
(11) Other causes were 20 (13%) with cerebrovascular diseases, 30 (20%) hepatic failure and 11 (8%) were of miscellaneous and obscure causes.
(12) In such a case with a large hematoma, the presence of a tumor may be obscured on CT scan and angiography.
(13) However, the difficulty still remains that the latter may be obscured by differences not related to thermostability etc.
(14) The activating mechanism of the condition still remains obscure.
(15) Its language is “archaic and obscure”, the commission says.
(16) Clofibrate, an antilipidemic drug that acts by a still obscure mechanism, is known to specifically increase up to 30-fold the activity of the hepatic cytochrome P-450 isozyme that omega-hydroxlates lauric acid.
(17) On the electron microscopy, the sarcomere was shortened and Z-line was partly obscure.
(18) Photographs of 82 boys from the Harpenden Growth Study were measured at ages 5 to 18 years, in an order that obscured which photographs were of the same boy at different ages.
(19) Although the K+ concentration of the contents of the GI tract as well as the K+ transport by the portal vein were increased, the source of the excess K+ remains obscure.
(20) The effects of long-term exposure of humans to formaldehyde, however, are more obscure.