(n.) The act or process of consuming by use, waste, etc.; decay; destruction.
(n.) The state or process of being consumed, wasted, or diminished; waste; diminution; loss; decay.
(n.) A progressive wasting away of the body; esp., that form of wasting, attendant upon pulmonary phthisis and associated with cough, spitting of blood, hectic fever, etc.; pulmonary phthisis; -- called also pulmonary consumption.
(1) Heart rate (HR), pulmonary ventilation (V), oxygen consumption (VO2), carbon dioxide production (VCO2), and respiratory quotient (RQ) were measured.
(2) Pretraining consumption did not predict (among animals) post-training consumption.
(3) Under blood preservation conditions the difference of the rates of ATP-production and -consumption is the most important factor for a high ATP-level over long periods.
(4) Diet consumption decreased as the concentration of ethanol increased in the diet.
(5) Cigarette consumption has also been greater in urban areas, but it is difficult to estimate how much of the excess it can account for.
(6) However, self-efficacy (defined as confidence in being able to resist the urge to drink heavily) assessed at intake of treatment, was strongly associated with the level of consumption on drinking occasions at follow-up.
(7) Estimated fluid consumption dropped from 10 liters to 4 liters daily and incidents of hyponatremia decreased by 62%.
(8) Analysis of the means of food consumption and energy sources by AH patients and subjects without AH revealed differences in food cholesterol consumption per kg bw.
(9) The effects of intra-arterial administration of substance P upon intestinal blood flow, oxygen consumption, intestinal motor activity, and distribution of blood flow to the compartments of the gut wall were measured in anesthetized dogs.
(10) These findings imply that if bleeding occurs following revascularization, in addition to the use of replacement blood products, treatment should be directed at reducing the consumptive coagulopathy and inhibiting fibrinolysis.
(11) Purpura fulminans is the cutaneous manifestation of acute activation of the clotting mechanism resulting in massive hemorrhage due to an intravascular consumption coagulopathy.
(12) "The pattern of consumption is that among ebook readers there is a desire to pre-order, or get it quickly, so ebook sales are particularly high in the first few weeks," he said.
(13) To explain some of these results a theoretical model is presented to demonstrate that while short circuiting can block the passive ionic movement, it will cause an increase in the energy consumption of the system and introduce certain important changes in the ionic barriers and e.m.fs.
(14) 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.
(15) Clinical and inflammatory activity improved in both groups, but consistently more so in the auranofin group, in spite of the greater consumption of local steroids and NSAIDs in the placebo group.
(16) A sustained decrement in RMR accompanied weight loss and persisted for greater than or equal to 8 wk despite increased caloric consumption and body weight stabilization.
(17) It was also shown of morphological changes and enhanced glucose consumption in media by these macrophages.
(18) No evidence for consumptive coagulopathy was noted in the absence of heparin during hemodialysis with cuprophane hollow fiber dialyzers.
(19) Experiments have been performed using CO2 laser-assisted microvascular anastomoses, and they demonstrated the following features, in comparison with conventional anastomoses: ease in technique; less time consumption; less tissue inflammation; early wound healing; equivalency of patency rate and inner pressure tolerance; but only about 50 percent of the tensile strength of manual-suture anastomosis.
(20) The determining component of daily energy consumption is energy consumption during the working period the value of which depends on the character of working activity and duration of the working shift.
(n.) A stroke; a blow.
(n.) A slight depression, or small notch or hollow, made by a blow or by pressure; an indentation.
(v. t.) To make a dent upon; to indent.
(n.) A tooth, as of a card, a gear wheel, etc.
(1) Meanwhile, reductions in tax allowances on dividends for company shareholders from £5,000 down to £2,000 represent another dent to the incomes of many business owners.
(2) The parameters of LES relaxation for both wet and dry swallows were similar using either a carefully placed single recording orifice or a Dent sleeve.
(3) Helen Dent, chief executive of Family Action, said: "It can't be right that going back to school breaks the bank for some families.
(4) The disastrous launches of SimCity and Battlefield 4 , the confining and somewhat invasive nature of the publisher’s Origin digital gaming platform and the voraciously monetised smartphone version of Dungeon Keeper, have kicked further dents in its reputation.
(5) But no sooner had Hull hopes risen than they were dented by Meyler.
(6) The bomb threat tweet was sent to Freeman, the Europe editor of Time magazine, Catherine Mayer, and the Independent columnist Grace Dent, who took a screen grab of the tweet and posted it for her Twitter followers to see .
(7) Hypercalcemia of sarcoidosis is associated with a normal or decreased C-terminal parathormone assay and a positive Dent test, as well as elevated serum immunoglobulins and erythrocyte sedimentation rate, and a positive angiotensin-converting enzyme assay.
(8) This appears to be no longer true, and the attacks aren’t putting a dent in the polling deadlock.
(9) He may need to produce proof promptly if he wants to dent Key's chances of surviving Saturday's election.
(10) Abhijit Mukherjee, the son of president Pranab Mukherjee, himself an MP with the ruling Congress party, dismissed protesters after the Delhi rape as "dented and painted women".
(11) But the Pennsylvania Republican Charles Dent said: "We don't expect the secret service to take a bullet for the president's staff."
(12) In 1976 Dent (Gastroenterology 71: 263-267) introduced a sleeve-catheter device for obtaining continuous recording of lower esophageal sphincter pressure.
(13) The decision, which is being contested by the arts world in Germany and beyond, will effectively end the Deutsche Oper am Rhein – considered to be among Germany's 10 leading theatre institutions – and will seriously dent Duisburg's musical theatre and ballet output.
(14) "If on the other hand we can shape an agenda that says we can create jobs, advance growth and make a serious dent in climate change and be an international leader I think that is something the American people would support."
(15) The report by Dr Androulla Johnstone and Christine Dent for the NHS Health and Social Care Advisory Service describes Savile as “an opportunistic predator who could also on occasions show a high degree of premeditation when planning attacks on his victims”.
(16) Moderates “don’t like the idea of taking a vote in the House that may go nowhere in the Senate”, said Charlie Dent of Pennsylvania.
(17) Journalist Ticky Hedley Dent shot back: "I think #Mumsnet is key to understanding feminism.
(18) But it also has a relatively small number of downloadable apps and very little memory for storing them; no easy way of transferring music files to the device; and the attractiveness of the high-resolution screen is somewhat dented by the fact that it doesn't support "multi-touch" interactions in the way the Apple product does.
(19) Recipe supplied by Patrick Hanna, L'Entrepot, lentrepot.co.uk Clams with leek, fennel and parsley Though you could add a twirl of al dente spaghetti or linguine to this dish, it is the fragrant, briny broth that delights – better with a crusty loaf and a spoon.
(20) While on paper the US housing market makes up a smaller part of the economy following the crash, new signs of stagnation are likely to dent consumer confidence.