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aspect

 [as´pekt]
1. that part of a surface viewed from a particular direction.
2. the look or appearance.
anterior aspect that surface of the human body or a body part viewed from the front. Called also ventral aspect.
dorsal aspect posterior aspect.
posterior aspect that surface of the human body or a body part viewed from the back. Called also dorsal aspect.
ventral aspect anterior aspect.

as·pect

(as'pekt),
1. The manner of appearance; looks.
2. The side of an object that is directed in any designated direction.
Synonym(s): norma (1)
[L. aspectus, fr. a-spicio, pp. -spectus, to look at]

aspect

/as·pect/ (as´pekt) that part of a surface facing in any designated direction.
dorsal aspect  that surface of a body viewed from the back (human anatomy) or from above (veterinary anatomy).
ventral aspect  that surface of a body viewed from the front (human anatomy) or from below (veterinary anatomy).

aspect

(ăs′pĕkt)
n.
The side of an object, such as an organ, that is facing in a particular direction.

aspect

Etymology: L, aspectus, a look
the appearance, look, facing, or fronting of a person or object.

ASPECT

(1) Anticoagulants in Secondary Prevention of Events in Coronary Thrombosis. A trial assessing the effect of long-term oral anticoagulation (coumadin) on post-myocardial infarction morbidity and mortality.
Conclusion Coumadin resulted in a 20% reduction in mortality, a 33–55% reduction in reinfarction, and 40–55% reduction in strokes.  
(2) ASian Paclitaxel-Eluting Stent Clinical Trial. A trial that assessed serial volumetric intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) to evaluate the effect of high- and low-dose paclitaxel coating on in-stent intimal hyperplasia.
Conclusion Paclitaxel-coating reduced in-stent neointimal tissue proliferation in humans, and was not associated with edge restenosis or significant late malapposition.

ASPECT

Cardiology A Dutch clinical trial–Anticoagulation in the Secondary Prevention of Events in Coronary Thrombosis which evaluated the efficacy of an oral anticoagulant-coumadin in preventing recurrent MIs, and determined the dose needed to ↓ risk of reinfarction and hemorrhage in elderly post-MI Pts. See Myocardial infarction, Warfarin.

as·pect

(as'pekt)
1. The manner of appearance; looks.
2. The side of an object that is exposed to a view from a designated direction.
[L. aspectus, fr. a-spicio, pp. -spectus, to look at]

aspect

the direction in which an object faces. For example, a north-facing slope has a northern aspect.

as·pect

(as'pekt)
1. Manner of appearance; looks.
2. Side of an object that is directed in any designated direction.
[L. aspectus, fr. a-spicio, pp. -spectus, to look at]

aspect

1. that part of a surface viewed from a particular direction.
2. the look or appearance.

dorsal aspect
a view from the back (bipeds), or from above (quadrupeds).
ventral aspect
a view from the front (bipeds) or from below (quadrupeds).

Patient discussion about aspect

Q. Are there any other physical aspects of depression? I’m William, 55 years, male. I’m suffering from depression and on medication for a long period. I wish to know is there any chance for me to get heart disease? Are there any other physical aspects of depression?

A. Cardiovascular disease comes with poor diet and exercise. That can arise as a result of not taking your self because of depression. Its not easy to make yourself get up and do something physical. Its not easy to eat properly all the time.

On the flip side its real easy to lay around and do nothing and watch TV and not get involved in anything. Its real easy to stuff yourself on bad foods and drink. Its real easy to avoid the things that lead to good health. Weight gain can result in type 2 diabetes. All this can lead to a stroke or heart attack or death.

You get to decide which side of the flip you want to land on. You are stuck with whatever consequences that gives you.

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) has a twelve step process of recovery. Those twelve steps would help a depressive person recover. Just substitute the word depression for alcohol in the AA twelve steps. Those twelve steps are easy to find out about. Just do a simple internet search. I am a recovering alcoholic. I a

Q. How would you define Addiction? In every aspect of life ...

A. Thank you cerebralknevil for your answer. It's so imporant that we listen and support one another. Will you be interested in helping more people here?

Q. Can you tell me at least 5 aspects? What are the main aspects of physical fitness? Can you tell me at least 5 aspects?

A. Resistance training.

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References in classic literature ?
By a wild sulphurous lustre, the origin of which I could not at first determine, I was enabled to see the extent and aspect of the prison.
The grass wore the deep tint of the cypress, and the heads of its blades hung droopingly, and hither and thither among it were many small unsightly hillocks, low and narrow, and not very long, that had the aspect of graves, but were not; although over and all about them the rue and the rosemary clambered.
He wondered whether he should like that, and reflected that it would be an aspect to study, like everything else.
its aspect to the Israelites after the weary march of forty years
Besides this, sufficient shade to temper the noonday heat; aspect south-southwest; water in abundant supply, and at hand; in short, every requirement to insure not only success but also progress.
Realism, in the broad sense, means simply the presentation of the actual, depicting life as one sees it, objectively, without such selection as aims deliberately to emphasize some particular aspects, such as the pleasant or attractive ones.
That is to say, even if we assume a "real" table, the particulars which are its aspects have to be collected together by their relations to each other, not to it, since it is merely inferred from them.
She could do little else than sit silently in a corner of the room, when the wet pear-tree branches, sweeping across the small windows, created a noon-day dusk, which Hepzibah unconsciously darkened with her woe-begone aspect.
Certain it is that, some fifteen or twenty years after the settlement of the town, the wooden jail was already marked with weather-stains and other indications of age, which gave a yet darker aspect to its beetle-browed and gloomy front.
But it was especially the aspect of the three chief officers of the ship, the mates, which was most forcibly calculated to allay these colorless misgivings, and induce confidence and cheerfulness in every presentment of the voyage.
The first question that offers itself is, whether the general form and aspect of the government be strictly republican.
Pepper plants replaced the prickly hedges of European fields; sago-bushes, large ferns with gorgeous branches, varied the aspect of this tropical clime; while nutmeg-trees in full foliage filled the air with a penetrating perfume.