(v. t.) To take or leave out (anything) from a number or a whole as not belonging to it; to exclude; to omit.
(v. t.) To object to; to protest against.
(v. i.) To take exception; to object; -- usually followed by to, sometimes by against; as, to except to a witness or his testimony.
(prep.) With exclusion of; leaving or left out; excepting.
(conj.) Unless; if it be not so that.
(1) For male schizophrenics, all symptom differences disappeared except one; blacks were more frequently asocial.
(2) The half-life of 45Ca in the various calcium fractions of both types of bone was 72 hours in both the control and malnourished groups except the calcium complex portion of the long bone of the control group, which was about 100 hours.
(3) Manometric studies with resting cells obtained by growth on each of these sulfur sources yielded net oxygen uptake for all substrates except sulfite and dithionate.
(4) No monosynaptic connexions were found between anterodorsal and posteroventral muscles except between the muscles innervated by the peroneal and the tibial nerve.
(5) Other haematological parameters remained normal, with the exception of the absolute number of lymphocytes, which initially fell sharply but soon returned to, and even exceeded, control levels.
(6) When the concentration of thrombin or fibrinogen was altered systematically, mu T and mup were found to mirror each other except when the fibrinogen concentration was increased at low thrombin concentrations.
(7) The penicillin-resistant Enterococcus hirae R40 has a typical profile of membrane-bound penicillin-binding proteins (PBPs) except that the 71 kDa PBP5 of low penicillin affinity represents about 50% of all the PBPs present.
(8) In 14 of the patients the imaging results were checked against the histological findings of a subsequent thymectomy, which revealed four thymomas and (with the exception of one normal thymus) hyperplastic changes in all the others.
(9) With the exception of PMMA and PTFE, all plastics leave a very heavy tar- and soot deposit after burning.
(10) The exception to this rule is a cyst which can be safely aspirated under controlled conditions.
(11) Except for IAP in hypopharyngeal carcinoma, these values were significantly higher than those of controls (IS, P less than 0.01; IAP, P less than 0.05).
(12) The remaining 5 soil samples, obtained from sites that were not in close proximity to lakes, were also negative except for one that contained type B.
(13) In all cases, endocrine cells immunoreactive to only one of the paired antisera were detected except for anti-glucagon and anti-glucagon-like peptide 1, which always immunostained the same cells.
(14) Label was found widely distributed among all the organs except the nervous system and its rate of disappearance from the tissues paralleled its disappearance from the circulation.
(15) In the dark the 6-azidoflavoproteins are quite stable, except for L-lactate oxidase, where spontaneous conversion to the 6-amino-FMN enzyme occurs slowly at pH 7.
(16) There was also no significant correlation when prognostic factors were compared to uptake in the individual organ systems except that T cell disease was associated with a significantly greater propensity for lymph node uptake.
(17) There was no difference in triglyceride content or phospholipid species between WKY rats and untreated SHR, except for a higher cholesterol content in SHR.
(18) All of the above factors except female sex were related to one year mortality.
(19) Papillomatosis of the biliary ducts is exceptional.
(20) With one exception, the mutant control regions showed elevated beta-lactamase activity in comparison to the wild-type.
(adv.) In a sore manner; grievously; painfully; as, to be sorely afflicted.
(1) In the HCD group, 66 (86.8%) pressure sores improved compared with 36 (69.2%) pressure sores in the wet-to-dry dressings group.
(2) Both beds are excellent in preventing Pressure Sores.
(3) Most infections have flu-like symptoms including fever, coughing, sore throat, runny nose, and aches and pains.
(4) Plastic surgeons have contributed to the understanding of pressure sore pathophysiology and prophylaxis.
(5) A review of 103 surgically closed pressure sores shows unsatisfactory results.
(6) A 50-year-old woman with a 27-year history of ankylosing spondylitis developed cricoarytenoid joint arthritis that was indicated by hoarseness, sore throat, and vocal cord fixation.
(7) As the metaphors we are using to conduct it show, the migration debate in Britain is sorely in need of some perspective.
(8) Subjects with cancer were paired with subjects without cancer based on age (mean = 78), sex, and pressure sore risk.
(9) The pressure sore resulted from the commonly practised habit of grasping the upright of the wheel chair with the upper arm in order to gain stability.
(10) I was sorely tempted but in the end I simply paid the fine.
(11) Sore arm after vaccination was reported most frequently in younger female participants; however, sore arm was accepted as part of the process of vaccination and not considered a reaction by most.
(12) Systematic, prospective epidemiological studies of these agents in well-defined populations of various age groups are sorely needed for definition of the relative importance of each agent in human disease.
(13) Instead of pulling off a rapprochement, the Brown ended up opening a new sore and he is, in all likelihood, on another collision course with his backbenchers, who have already recoiled from attempts to attach conditions to other welfare reforms.
(14) The proportion of culture sore-throat patients returned to the original 55% level after an initial period of enthusiasm.
(15) Experts have said that Apple sorely needed to produce a phone with music capabilities as long-term protection for the lucrative iPod, which has helped boost the company's profits to record levels.
(16) The least severe sore (type 1) can be protected using polyurethane film dressings.
(17) Two ten-minute rapid tests for diagnosing Group A streptococcal pharyngitis in 147 emergency department patients with a complaint of sore throat were evaluated using positive throat cultures as the marker for disease.
(18) A few minutes after sucking a lozenge for a sore throat a 68-year-old man developed an anaphylactic shock.
(19) The general election result was, of course, crushing for Labour MPs south of the border as well as north, and the wounds are still very open and very sore.
(20) We discuss some epidemiological aspects and diagnostic difficulties resulting from a changing clinical pattern of the disease, and emphasize the need for streptococcal sore throat treatment and continuous secondary prophylaxis to prevent recurrences.