(v. t.) To set a value; to estimate the worth of, particularly by persons appointed for the purpose; as, to appraise goods and chattels.
(v. t.) To estimate; to conjecture.
(v. t.) To praise; to commend.
(1) Phenotypic relationships were examined between final score and 13 type appraisal traits and first lactation milk yield from 2935 Ayrshire, 3154 Brown Swiss, 13,110 Guernsey, 50,422 Jersey, and 924 Milking Shorthorn records.
(2) In light of these findings, the implications of the need to address appraisals and coping efforts in research and therapy with incest victims was emphasized.
(3) Reflux control, evaluated by clinical appraisal and roentgenograms in all patients and by 24-hour esophageal pH monitoring in some, has been complete in all patients throughout the study.
(4) This study examines whether the aged and the middle aged differ in their self-appraisal of health.
(5) The pump function of the heart (oxygen debt dynamics), the anaerobic threshold (complex of gas analytical indices), and the efficacy of blood flow in lesser circulation (O2 consumption plateau) were appraised.
(6) The World Humanitarian Summit in May 2016 may be the most timely opportunity to make an honest appraisal of the effectiveness of the current system to deal with the sector’s “ new normal ” of finite resources and unlimited challenges.
(7) Culture of myeloma bone marrow by this serum-free method will allow appraisal of the role of various recombinant growth factors.
(8) A total of 54 family caregivers of elderly dementia patients completed interviews and questionnaires assessing the severity of patient impairment and caregiving stressors; caregiver appraisals, coping responses, and social support and activity; and caregiver outcomes, including depression, life satisfaction, and self-rated health.
(9) The test subjects ate up their food appraising the gustatory qualities of the diet constituents.
(10) Appraisal of the results suggested an induction of microsomal enzymes which appeared to be subsiding after the cessation of direct exposure to PCBs.
(11) This study addresses the use and appraisal of services by parents at the KIDS Family Centre, Camden, London, which offers a variety of family-focused services with differing degrees of parental involvement.
(12) It is concluded after critical appraisal of all these studies that there is insufficient convincing evidence to date of an advantage of perfusion over wide local excision alone.
(13) Massive, active bleeding of the oesophageal varices in cirrhotics requires immediate, comprehensive and continuing appraisal of determining risk parameters (liver function and morphology, hyperdynamic syndrome, renal function, dynamic angiography of the splanchnic circulation).
(14) A questionnaire investigation enrolling more than 300 orthodontic patients and their parents was conducted into the subjective appraisal of treatment means and doctor-patient-interaction.
(15) By means of the inquiry method, informations were obtained regarding the appraisement of temporary working incapacity, performed by 76 doctors, of whom 45 general practitioners and 31 factory doctors.
(16) The transfer of parental immunity to infectious laryngotracheitis was appraised by measuring serum antibody levels in 150 chicks from the day of hatch up to five weeks.
(17) The recent development of H1-receptor antagonists devoid of clinical sedative effects has enabled the administration of doses of H1-antihistamines which achieve a greater degree of H1-receptor blockade within the airways, thus permitting a better appraisal of the role of histamine in this condition.
(18) A theoretical appraisal of the alternative pathway mechanism for a two-substrate enzyme shows that this mechanism is capable of giving rise to apparent substrate inhibition or substrate activation (Dalziel, 1958).
(19) Studying the natural history of coronary artery disease could provide a frame of reference for prognosis and appraisal of treatment for patients having this disease.
(20) After presenting the factors on the basis of which an exercise test may be appraised in relation to its purposes, the criteria for interpreting results in healthy and sick subjects are examined, with particular attention being paid to pneumo-patients and those with heart diseases.
(v. t.) To set a price or value on; to estimate justly; to value.
(v. t.) To raise the value of; to increase the market price of; -- opposed to depreciate.
(v. t.) To be sensible of; to distinguish.
(v. i.) To rise in value. [See note under Rise, v. i.]
(1) There was appreciable variation in toothbrush wear among subjects, some reducing their brush to a poor state in 2 weeks whereas with others the brush was rated as "good" after 10 weeks.
(2) Although solely nociresponsive neurons are clearly likely to fill a role in the processing and signalling of pain in the conscious central nervous system, the way in which such useful specificity could be conveyed by multireceptive neurons is difficult to appreciate.
(3) Once the normal variations are mastered, appreciation of retinal, choroidal, optic nerve, and vitreal abnormalities is possible.
(4) Grisham said she and other aides had not been aware of the trip and “appreciate everyone’s understanding”.
(5) The results suggest that involucrin-like proteins have a wider species distribution than originally appreciated.
(6) The independent but combined use of both antigens, appreciably raises the diagnostic success percentage with regard to that obtained when only one tumour marker was used.
(7) In assessing damaged nets and curtains it must be recognised that anything less than the best vector control may have no appreciable impact on holoendemic malaria.
(8) Furthermore, the AMDP-3 scale and its manual constitute a remarkable teaching instrument for psychopathology, not always enough appreciated.
(9) In retrospect, this parotid disease has similarity to the sonographic finding of Sjögren's syndrome, except for the finding of cervical adenopathy, an observation not previously appreciated.
(10) The rates of oxidation of various substrates and the acceptor control ratios did not differ appreciably between the two types of mitochondria.
(11) Faecal excretion of T3 declined appreciably relative to that of T4.
(12) During ischaemia M1 stretch responses showed a more rapid and pronounced decline than did M2 responses and were abolished before voluntary power was appreciably affected.
(13) No appreciable fusion of vesicles by apocytochrome c is observed.
(14) For Burroughs, who had been publishing ground-breaking books for 20 years without much appreciable financial return, it was association with fame and the music industry, as well as the possible benefits: a wider readership, film hook-ups and more money.
(15) and the turnover of (22)Na in this fluid it does not appreciably affect the turnover of (22)Na in the brain tissue of either rat or rabbit, the small inhibition observed being probably secondary to the effects on the c.s.f.3.
(16) PTH, an inducer of shape change, did not affect the number of gap junctions appreciably.
(17) He speeded the process of decolonisation, and was the first British prime minister to appreciate that Britain's future lay with Europe.
(18) Only the pyroglutamyl-AMC derivative was appreciably hydrolysed.
(19) Diminished pressor responsiveness was considered to be due to concurrent reduction of central sympathetic vasomotor activity, because sympathetic nerve responses to hypothalamic stimulation were appreciably lessened in tripamide-treated SHR.
(20) Gynaecological and neurological lesions are reaffirmed as important causes and pathology within the urinary tract is found to be a more frequent component that is usually appreciated.