(n.) The prominent part of the face or anterior extremity of the head containing the nostrils and olfactory cavities; the olfactory organ. See Nostril, and Olfactory organ under Olfactory.
(n.) The power of smelling; hence, scent.
(n.) A projecting end or beak at the front of an object; a snout; a nozzle; a spout; as, the nose of a bellows; the nose of a teakettle.
(v. t.) To smell; to scent; hence, to track, or trace out.
(v. t.) To touch with the nose; to push the nose into or against; hence, to interfere with; to treat insolently.
(v. t.) To utter in a nasal manner; to pronounce with a nasal twang; as, to nose a prayer.
(v. i.) To smell; to sniff; to scent.
(v. i.) To pry officiously into what does not concern one.
(1) Jonker kept sticking his nose in the corner and not really cooperating, but then came a moment of stillness.
(2) All of this in the same tones of weary nonchalance you might use to stop the dog nosing around in the bin.
(3) These data suggest that basophilic cell function in the superficial mucous layer in the nose is of greater significance in the development of nasal symptoms in response to nasal allergy than either mucociliary activity or nasal mucosal hypersensitivity to histamine.
(4) Body weight (BW) and nose-tail length were less in the hypoxic exposed (H) rats than in control (C) animals growing in air.
(5) It’s the same story over and over.” Children’s author Philip Ardagh , who told the room he once worked as an “unprofessional librarian” in Lewisham, said: “Closing down a library is like filing off the end of a swordfish’s nose: pointless.” 'Speak up before there's nothing left': authors rally for National Libraries Day Read more “Today proves that support for public libraries comes from all walks of life and it’s not rocket science to work out why.
(6) Segmental function was diminished an average of 67.8% in "noses" and 46.6% in "bridges".
(7) Most symptoms come from the ciliated airways (nose, paranasal sinuses, and bronchs) and from the middle ear.
(8) Although they were born at different periods of the year, the calves in all three groups had similar bacterial loads in their noses and tracheas when they were 1 day old (P greater than 0.05).
(9) Generated droplets were dried in line and led to an inhalation chamber from which the dry aerosol was inhaled using a nose or mouth inhalation unit.
(10) A review of the literature reveals that the numerous procedures now available to repair the nose had already been devised by the middle of the nineteenth century in Germany and France as well as in England.
(11) An initial nasal allergen challenge was followed by a rechallenge of the nose with allergen 24 h later using a lavage technique.
(12) Sometimes the way the MP [military policeman] holds the head chokes me, and with all the nerves in the nose the tube passing the nose is like torture,” Dhiab said in a legal filing.
(13) Transposition of prolabium not required in the definitive lip repair into the floor of the nose permits subsequent columellar construction.
(14) The symptoms might be due to increased parasympathetic activity to the nose with the release of vaso-secretory active substances.
(15) Most infections have flu-like symptoms including fever, coughing, sore throat, runny nose, and aches and pains.
(16) The observation of high levels of xenobiotic metabolizing enzyme activity in the olfactory mucosa has produced speculation on the functional significance of these enzymes in the nose.
(17) The results of numerous microbiological investigations of sputa, nose and throat swabs before and during the long-term study are interpreted under certain aspects and questioning.
(18) But a eurosnob is generally someone who only watches European soccer and looks down his or her nose at MLS.
(19) Pretreatment of the lower airways with inhaled atropine did not affect the magnitude of the changes in Ru after inhalation of OA through the nose but significantly attenuated the response of the lower airways.
(20) A significant decrease was shown for the difference in upper and lower lip pressures between nose breathing and mouth breathing, whereas there was a significant increase in pressure when the subject extended the head 5 degrees during mouth breathing.
(n.) A genus of plants. See Rhubarb.
(n.) A serous or mucous discharge, especially one from the eves or nose.
(2) Albumin rose during the follow-up period (P less than 0.05) in the treated patients, being more marked in both Rheum E and Rheum E + Captopril groups.
(3) (Arthritis Rheum 33:1449-1461, 1990) and the controlled trials of methotrexate reported by Weinblatt et al.
(4) Semiquantitative scoring methods for cartilage loss and osseous erosions developed by Sharp (Arthritis Rheum 1971; 14: 706-720) and Larsen (Scand J Rheum 1973; 2: 136-138) have established standards for sensitivity and interobserver reliability.
(5) Panax notogenseng and Magnolia officinalis were discovered to be sensitive, Prunus mume and Corydalis yanhusuo were moderate sensitive, and Coptis chinensis and Rheum palmatum highly sensitive to HP.
(6) It is concluded that long-term low-dose Rheum E taken orally is beneficial to CRF.
(7) They were divided into three groups, namely, Rheum officinale Baill, Rheum palmatum L, and Rheum tanguticum Maxim ex Balf.
(8) To determine the extent of antiviral activity present in a number of plant extracts, hot glycerin extracts were prepared from Rheum officinale, Aloe barbadensis, Rhamnus frangula, Rhamnus purshianus, and Cassia angustifolia and their virucidal effects were tested against herpes simplex virus type 1.
(9) Direct addition of hot water extracts of Rheum officinale rhizome, Scutellaria baicalensis root, Paeonia moutan bark and Zingiber officinale rhizome also inhibited AA biotransformation, while the extracts of Coptis japonica rhizome and Paeonia lactiflora root showed no effects.
(10) The regime of Rheum E and Captopril is a preferable choice in the long-term treatment for preventing progression of CRF.
(11) Rheum, a well known herb unique in its cathartic effect is now introduced to prevent progression of uremia.
(12) (Arthritis Rheum 33:330-338, 1990), suggesting that observational studies provide valid measurements of treatment effect.
(13) A clinical trial, to evaluate the effects of a Chinese herbal drug, Rheum E and angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor, Captopril on chronic renal failure (CRF), was conducted.
(14) The herbs Rheum palmatum B and Polygonum cuspidatum S are frequently used as laxatives and anticancer drugs in Chinese medicine.
(15) To explore the mechanism of therapeutic effects of Rheum on CRF, a series of experimental studies were performed.
(16) The results indicate that electrical activity of colon is obviously excited by rhubarb (Rheum tanguticum).
(17) Recently, McDaniel, et al (Arthritis Rheum 1987;30:894) reported a statistically significant association between ankylosing spondylitis (AS) and the presence in Pvu II digested genomic DNA of a 9.2 kb restriction fragment hybridizing with an HLA-B7 cDNA probe.
(18) Only rhubarb root (Rheum officinale) was found to have significant activity and the purified active substance was identified as rhein.
(19) Note that eye, ‘tis rheum o’erflows; Pity’s flood there never rose, See those hands, ne’er stretched to save, Hands that took, but never gave: Keeper of Mammon’s iron chest, Lo, there she goes, unpitied and unblest, She goes, but not to realms of everlasting rest!
(20) 1) Cell-free extracts prepared via acetone powder from rhizome of Rheum rhaponticum were found to be capable of converting p-coumaroyl-CoA and [2-14C]malonyl-CoA into a 3,5,4'-trihydroxystilbene, resveratrol.