(v. t.) To lament; to mourn over; as, to plain a loss.
(superl.) Without elevations or depressions; flat; level; smooth; even. See Plane.
(superl.) Open; clear; unencumbered; equal; fair.
(superl.) Not intricate or difficult; evident; manifest; obvious; clear; unmistakable.
(superl.) Void of extraneous beauty or ornament; without conspicious embellishment; not rich; simple.
(superl.) Not highly cultivated; unsophisticated; free from show or pretension; simple; natural; homely; common.
(superl.) Free from affectation or disguise; candid; sincere; artless; honest; frank.
(superl.) Not luxurious; not highly seasoned; simple; as, plain food.
(superl.) Without beauty; not handsome; homely; as, a plain woman.
(superl.) Not variegated, dyed, or figured; as, plain muslin.
(superl.) Not much varied by modulations; as, a plain tune.
(adv.) In a plain manner; plainly.
(a.) Level land; usually, an open field or a broad stretch of land with an even surface, or a surface little varied by inequalities; as, the plain of Jordan; the American plains, or prairies.
(a.) A field of battle.
(v.) To plane or level; to make plain or even on the surface.
(v.) To make plain or manifest; to explain.
(1) Findings on plain X-ray of the abdomen, using the usual parameters of psoas and kidney shadows in the Nigerian, indicate that the two communities studied are similar but urinary calculi and urinary tract distortion are significantly more prominent in the community with the higher endemicity of urinary schistosomiasis.
(2) Plain radiographs should be the initial screening modality for a suspected foreign body.
(3) The radiologic findings on conventional examinations (plain films and cholangiograms) in a large group of patients with proven hepatobiliary tuberculosis are reviewed.
(4) In a double-blind trial, 50 patients with subcostal incisions performed for cholecystectomy or splenectomy, received 10 ml of either 0.5% bupivacaine plain or physiological saline twice daily by wound perfusion through an indwelling drainage tube for 3 days after operation.
(5) In conjunction with the development of a computerized goal-oriented record system at Forest Hospital Des Plaines, Illinois, research staff developed a psychiatric goal list from goal statements most frequently used at the hospital.
(6) These patients will generally require a plain roentgenographic examination with subsequent scintography, MRI, CT, laboratory work, and biopsy as indicated by any positive findings during the diagnostic work-up.
(7) The ultrasonographic features, the findings of plain abdominal X-ray studies, and of intravenous urography are described.
(8) CZP reduced the incidence of convulsions only after the larger dose, but plain solvent (propylene glycol, ethanol, water) was equally effective.
(9) Forty-six percent of the plain abdominal radiographs were suspected for cecal volvulus, but only 17 percent were diagnostic.
(10) But perhaps the most striking example of how differently much of the world sees London – and the importance of religion – from the way the city plainly sees itself came from the US, where Donald Trump caused uproar with a call for a temporary ban on Muslims entering the country.
(11) Shenhua Watermark Coal, a subsidiary of the Chinese state-owned Shenhua Group, is waiting for final approval from Hunt for a $1.2bn open-cut coalmine on the edge of the plains, a little more than three kilometres from Hamparsum’s property.
(13) Tension pneumocephalus was diagnosed by computed tomography (CT) scan and plain skull X-ray.
(14) This time, the syndrome was observed on adult cattle reared in the Accra Plains (Ghana) and infected by S. typhimurium.
(15) Plain abdominal radiography demonstrated calcification in three patients and evidence of Thorotrast (thorium dioxide) deposition in one.
(16) The absence of a visible fracture on plain skull radiographs does not exclude a fracture, and those patients with clinical signs of a fracture should be treated appropriately and further investigations performed.
(17) The success of correction was evaluated on plain radiographs using A P and "false profile" views as well as by CT.
(18) (7) Histologically, in the chick, the wall of the truncus and the conus contain cardiac muscle as late as stage 28, but from then on the walls of the truncus are transformed into connective tissue and plain muscle.
(19) The tumor was palpable on physical examination, but not apparent on plain radiographs.
(20) Trout fishing is excellent in both, and after they fall over the edge of the Piedmont Plateau to the Atlantic Coastal Plain, the lower stretches of both waterways boil into class-2 and -3 whitewater for kayakers and canoeists.
(n.) A flat surface; especially, a broad, level, elevated area of land; a table-land.
(n.) An ornamental dish for the table; a tray or salver.
(1) It is followed by rapid neurobehavioral deterioration in late infancy or early childhood, a developmental arrest, plateauing, and then either a course of retarded development or continued deterioration.
(2) The enzyme activity can be raised to a plateau by Se supplements, but there is no evidence that supplementation leads to better health.
(3) 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.
(4) The height of this plateau depended on the CS concentration.
(5) Testosterone was low until 68 weeks after which concentrations rose slowly to 80 weeks and increased rapidly to a plateau at 92 weeks.
(6) An examination of the history of cytotoxic cancer drugs development suggests that this activity is now on a plateau.
(7) The kidneys with obstructive hydronephrosis demonstrated a plateau of signal enhancement without decrease (-0.7% within 40 minutes).
(8) For ACH reactions the area of inflammation continued to increase at dilutions where blood flux had reached a plateau.
(9) The effects of nine intra- and extracellular proteinases and six proteinase inhibitors on the repair of potentially lethal damage (PLDR) induced by gamma-rays in plateau-phase V79 cells were examined.
(10) At reoxygenation the contraction force increased with a first peak overshooting 50% of the initial aerobic value after 5-10 min, to decline during the following 10-15 min to a plateau slightly below the initial aerobic value.
(11) It is suggested that the measurement of functional residual capacity, closing volume, and the slope of the alveolar plateau (phase III in the single breath nitrogen washout technique) might give more valuable information.
(12) Trout fishing is excellent in both, and after they fall over the edge of the Piedmont Plateau to the Atlantic Coastal Plain, the lower stretches of both waterways boil into class-2 and -3 whitewater for kayakers and canoeists.
(13) The PFV technique failed in five infants in whom no acceptable plateau of airway pressure during occlusion and no Trs could be obtained from a single breath.
(14) Pretreatment with wortmannin, a specific inhibitor of myosin light chain kinase, suppressed only the plateau phase and had no effect on the initial rapid increase in [Ca2+]i.
(15) After TD onset, ratings decreased for 4 years, then plateaued and rose during the 7th year.
(16) Free and total plasma carnitine levels reached a plateau corresponding to an average rise of 25% for both fractions, 9-10 days after the beginning of the L-carn diet.
(17) We conclude that there appears to be no benefit from exceeding a concentration of 5% crude coal tar in yellow soft paraffin in the treatment of patients with psoriasis and that the plateau in the dose-response curve for the action of crude coal tar in psoriasis begins at a point between 1 and 5%.
(18) At constant heart rate, nifedipine considerably depressed contractions, shortened the action potential duration and reduced the height of plateau.
(19) The prevalence increased rapidly with age and reached a plateau at 70-80% in adults.
(20) Further, from the plateau values of the ratios, it follows that the substrates dissociate very infrequently from the ternary complex and that at a low substrate concentration 72% of the reaction follows the pathway in which ATP adds first to the enzyme.