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Medspeak A person widely recognized as a reliable source of skill or knowledge whose faculty for judging or deciding rightly, justly, or wisely is accorded authority and status by their peers or the public in a specific well-distinguished domain. An expert, more generally, is a person with extensive knowledge or ability based on research, experience, or occupation and in a particular area of study. See Physician expert


Medtalk A cove (British slang term) with book (learned) or street smarts who is held to have special knowledge and capable of convincing a jury black is white, or vice versa; for every expert, there is an equal and opposite expert. See Physician expert. Cf Hired gun.


n a person who has special skill or knowledge in a particular subject, such as a science or art, whether acquired by experience or study; a specialist.
expert system,
n a computer program that follows a logical pathway or algorithm to a conclusion in a manner that mimics what an expert in the field would follow.
expert testimony,
n the sworn statements of a person with special knowledge about a subject under consideration by a court of law.
expert witness,
n a person who has special knowledge of a subject about which a court requests testimony to educate the court and the jury in the subject under consideration.

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Q. I want to know if somebody could give me some expert advice on what to eat for my meals. hello ……I'm trying to lose body fat but at the same time build some muscle within 4 months period. My hope is that when I've shredded all the fat off, I'll have something nice to show to everyone on my birthday. I'm 5'8 and I weigh 210 already. I dropped 3 pounds but I want to know if somebody could give me some expert advice on what to eat for my meals.

A. A good general program of dieting to lose 2lbs a week while lifting weights. Go with a high protein, low carbohydrate type diet. Workout 6 days a week alternating upper body one day lower body the next, take one day off. That’s it as simple as eating and as difficult as working hard. Cheers! and invite me for your birthday.

Q. I heard that division into stages does not exist for fibromyalgia. Can any experts in pain treatment explain?

A. My friend, did you read it from just some where or from a trusted source? For your information that diagnosis is improved so much with the aid of APD that quadrant pain really can be diagnosed and pain n half the body. For the first time, this has made it possible to explain the phenomenon of quadrant pain and pain restricted to one half of the body, which experts in pain treatment had never been able to explain. This corresponds to the 1st stage of fibromyalgia.

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Under the resolution, representatives of the three largest shareholders on the first working day of September preceding the Annual General Meeting are elected to the Nomination Board and the Chairman of the Board of Directors serves as the expert member.
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We will strive for the committee to comprise expert members from around the Arab world to ensure its active and influential role in following up and implementing developments in the government communication sector," she said.
The guide is published biannually in collaboration with ArtintheCity, and also includes detailed schedules and listings, useful at-a-glance maps, and editorial content from expert members of the local arts community.
The meeting was attended by the provincial Secretaries of health or their representatives from government of Punjab, Sindh, KPK, Baluchistan and FATA, as well as by expert members of the Board.
Earlier, the expert members reviewed, discussed and concluded the various aspects of the provisions made through 22nd Constitutional Amendment bill, views of NDF network partners and letters sent by NDF to Speaker National Assembly as well as heads of leading political parties and leader of the opposition.
After a delay of 11 months, the authority met in August 2013 -- but without its three expert members.
One of the organisation's expert members analysed the potential impact of the cuts and found 20 local authorities, including South Tyneside and County Durham, could be hardest hit by cuts.
One of the FPH's expert members has also analysed the potential impact of the cuts and found 20 local authorities, including South Tyneside and County Durham, could be hardest hit by cuts.
A JUDICIAL committee comprising three judges and two expert members will consider stalled property development projects referred to it by the ministerial committee on services and infrastructure and will take measures to remove the cause behind the delay to protect the interest of all investors, especially buyers.

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