(n.) Moisture, especially, the moisture or fluid of animal bodies, as the chyle, lymph, etc.; as, the humors of the eye, etc.
(n.) A vitiated or morbid animal fluid, such as often causes an eruption on the skin.
(n.) State of mind, whether habitual or temporary (as formerly supposed to depend on the character or combination of the fluids of the body); disposition; temper; mood; as, good humor; ill humor.
(n.) Changing and uncertain states of mind; caprices; freaks; vagaries; whims.
(n.) That quality of the imagination which gives to ideas an incongruous or fantastic turn, and tends to excite laughter or mirth by ludicrous images or representations; a playful fancy; facetiousness.
(v. t.) To comply with the humor of; to adjust matters so as suit the peculiarities, caprices, or exigencies of; to adapt one's self to; to indulge by skillful adaptation; as, to humor the mind.
(v. t.) To help on by indulgence or compliant treatment; to soothe; to gratify; to please.
(1) Work on humoral responses has focused on lysozyme, the hemagglutinins (especially in the oyster), and the clearance of certain antigens.
(2) Reactive metabolites which suppress splenic humoral immune responses are thought to be generated within the spleen rather than in distant tissues.
(3) Our results on humoral and cellular components of immunity in dependence of age, according to SENIEUR protocol admission criteria are presented.
(4) Snakes did not only exhibit the major cell- and humoral-mediated immune functions, but these functions appeared to be linked with the degree of MLR disparity.
(5) These findings show that humoral factors that can inhibit natural killer cell activity in vitro are present in the peripheral blood of patients who have endometriosis; moreover, they suggest that the suppressed natural killer cell activity may allow the development of endometrial cells at ectopic sites.
(6) CGRP at a dose of 3 micrograms caused a small rise in aqueous humor protein concentration.
(7) While mindful of the potential difficulties which attend its introduction into the treatment situation there is an attempt to balance this position through a consideration of the appropriate conditions and modes of operation under which a humor-enriched approach may be efficacious.
(8) The changes in the bone and in calcium metabolism during cisplatin or bisphosphonate administration is reported in a 50-year-old patient with esophageal carcinoma who had humoral hypercalcemia of malignancy (HHM).
(9) In this respect, its effects are very similar to those of pooled rhesus monkey aqueous humor during perfusion of rhesus monkey eyes.
(10) Patients with primary hypogammaglobulinaemia have previously been thought not to be more susceptible to Salmonella infection but a combination of low gastric acidity and impaired humoral immunity may predispose them to such infection.
(11) The appearance in aqueous humor of selected metabolites of arachidonic acid metabolism at various times was correlated with the influx of protein and myeloperoxidase activity in the iris-ciliary body.
(12) The development of this arthritis was accompanied by the expression of cell-mediated and humoral immunity to the immunizing antigen.
(13) The steps in the model are the drug elimination rate in the precornea and anterior chamber, the rate of drug dissolution, the rate of drug penetration into the cornea, and the rate of drug transport into the aqueous humor.
(14) (4) The data support other evidence for declining cellular and humoral immunity in aging man.
(15) The pharmacokinetic parameters, apparent absorption, and elimination rate constants, of phenylephrine and the prodrug were determined from aqueous humor concentration-time and mydriasis-time profiles.
(16) Much has been learned about the complexity of the local, humoral and nervous factors regulating the normal behavior of the skin blood vessels, and many studies have addressed how this knowledge might relate to the causation of primary Raynaud's disease.
(17) Modern analytical techniques allow their detailed analysis in terms of the humoral antibody responses and afford the possibility of the future development of control and disease management procedures tailored to each individual host-parasite system.
(18) Intensive humoral immunity was observed to develop in 86% of vaccines, this genic.
(19) Chemotactic activity in the aqueous humor is found in both CVF-treated and control rabbits 20 hours after intravitreous LPS.
(20) If beta-blockage does not cause lowering of aqueous humor secretion, in itself responsible for the maintenance of intraocular pressure, what is the mechanism of action?
(a.) Made or consisting of iron; partaking of iron; iron; as, irony chains; irony particles.
(a.) Resembling iron taste, hardness, or other physical property.
(n.) Dissimulation; ignorance feigned for the purpose of confounding or provoking an antagonist.
(n.) A sort of humor, ridicule, or light sarcasm, which adopts a mode of speech the meaning of which is contrary to the literal sense of the words.
(1) And the irony of it is it doesn't interest me at all.
(2) The irony of this type of self-manipulation is that ultimately the child, or adult, finds himself again burdened by impotence, though it is the impotence of guilt rather than that of shame.
(3) The irony is that we have more media than ever before, but less insight.
(4) Richard Aylard, director of sustainability and external affairs for Thames Water, said the firm was aware of the irony that heavy rain had set in after the hosepipe ban was announced.
(5) One of the terrible ironies of the Iraq War is that President Bush used the threat of nuclear terrorism to invade a country that had no active nuclear program.
(6) That he was able to keep his secret treasures here, not in some remote corner of the globe but in the centre of the city that gave birth to the National Socialist movement, is both extraordinary and not short of a certain dark irony.
(7) He is wary of pretension, alive to all shades of irony.
(8) There was a thing at the time that said basically: 'Oh, the working classes obviously don't understand this is irony, so Harry's had to kill him off.'
(9) But the character – compounded of piercing sanity and existential despair, infinite hesitation and impulsive action, self-laceration and observant irony – is so multi-faceted, it is bound to coincide at some point with an actor’s particular gifts.
(10) The irony of her image being exchanged in return for commodities in the future,” she said, “seems to recall the way that actual slaves’ bodies were serving as currencies of exchange.” Larson arrived at a different conclusion about the honor.
(11) In the end, though, practical rethinkers have to get beyond the delights of irony and paradox in which Glasman too often wraps himself.
(12) There is a perverse irony that people who have cracked their iPhones are now being targeted by hackers.
(13) The irony of this is that today, when I was getting all of this horrible antisemitic shit that I’ve only ever seen in Russia, I was reminded that 26 years ago today my family came to the US from Russia.
(14) The irony is an uncomfortable one for policymakers.
(15) Because of our slightly younger average age and city location, we were supposedly one of the "new wave" WIs that had started springing up in the years before – groups that rejected crochet and did more modern activities, often with more than a tinge of irony.
(16) White House officials said that Obama, who was planning to work on the final draft of his speech on his flight from Washington to Oslo, would directly address the issue of the irony of being awarded the peace prize while escalating the war.
(17) Labour's pensions spokesman, Gregg McClymont, said: "The irony is that there are lots of good pension schemes out there that are being undermined by what is going on.
(18) She is being helpful, no doubt about that, but there is an unconscious note of power play – not to mention the sweet irony of my having provoked her into pulling not one but two phones out of her bag within seconds of us sitting down.
(19) "The irony of welcoming to the London 2012 Olympic Games an individual who is alleged to have led an organised and brutal repression of athletes because they peacefully exercised their internationally recognised right to freedom of expression and association during Bahrain's Arab Spring would be a blow to all athletes around the world, and irreconcilable with the UK commitment to human rights and claimed support to peaceful pro-democracy movements," the ECCHR said.
(20) A h, the irony of white people complaining about being interrupted by black people.