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ice

(īs) the solid state of water occurring at or below 0°C and 1 atmosphere.

ice

(īs)
n.
1. Something resembling frozen water: ammonia ice.
2. Slang Methamphetamine.
v. iced, icing, ices

ice′less adj.
Cell biology ICE IL-1 beta-converting enzyme A cysteine protease, the activity of which is critical in the induction of apoptosis mediated by the Fas/APO-1 signal transduction receptor. See ICE-like protein
Immunology Immunocapillary electrophoresisDrug slang A regional street term for any cystallized abuse substance—e.g., cocaine, crack cocaine, methamphetamine, smokeable methamphetamine, PCP, MDM
Substance abuse The street name for a smokable, crystalline form of the psychostimulant, d-methamphetamine; IV ice induces an effect similar to IV methamphetamine, and is far more intense than that achieved orally
Complications Pulmonary edema, dilated cardiomyopathy, acute MI, cardiogenic shock, death
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ice

Drug slang A street term for any cystallized abuse substance–eg, cocaine, crack cocaine, methamphetamine, smokable methamphetamine, PCP, MDM Substance abuse The street name for a smokable, crystalline form of the psychostimulant, d-methamphetamine; IV ice induces an effect similar to IV methamphetamine, and is far more intense than that achieved orally Complications Pulmonary edema, dilated cardiomyopathy, acute MI, cardiogenic shock, death. See 'Designer' drug.

Irido corneal endothelial syndrome; ICE

A type of glaucoma in which cells from the back of the cornea spread over the surface of the iris and tissue that drains the eye, forming adhesions that bind the iris to the cornea.
Mentioned in: Adhesions

Patient discussion about ice

Q. could i be allergic to ice cream? I've been having stomach aches and diarrhea's lately. and it usually comes after eating ice cream. i love ice cream - it'll be a shame if I'll have to stop eating it...

A. I don't know about being allergic to ice cream, but maybe you are Lactose intolerant? i have the same problem - love ice cream, can't digest it. BUT - don't worry! you don't have to stop eating ice cream! all you have to do is take a pill that contains the enzyme that requires to digest milk half an hour before you eat and it'll be O.K! welcome to the family:)

Q. Do you think the sugar in the ice cream might have caused my fibromyalgia? I have had fibromyalgia for 14 years. For many years I ate lots of ice cream. Recently I have begun breaking out in a rash if I eat anything sweet. Do you know why sugar might cause me to break out? Do you think the sugar in the ice cream might have caused my fibromyalgia?

A. Yes, Even Bryers ice cream makes me hurt. I do much better if I avoid highly processed foods. Some nutritionals that I have found to be highly effective in keeping me pain free are:
calcium/magnesium
kelp
cod liver oil
flax seed oil
raw apple cider vinegar


Q. How does ice help a sprained ankle or other injury? While I exercise I often get sprain. I have seen many times that ice is used as a first aid for sprains. How does ice help a sprained ankle or other injury?

A. it does two helpful things- lower the pain (cold can do that) and prevent swelling. the swelling is a body normal reaction that protects the area that was injured. but we would like to avoid it because it'll strain us.

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By the time the fire service is called to accidents involving frozen water it's often too late.
Orlando Figueroa, Nasa's Mars exploration director, said: 'Our Odyssey spacecraft that has been orbiting Mars since 2001 did discover vast amounts of frozen water in the northern and southern latitudes.
Cleveland Police and Cleveland Fire Brigade are urging people to stay well away from all frozen water.
Underwater search chief Inspector Neil Martin said: "People of all ages are attracted to frozen water as soon as the first freeze takes place.
A route was organized starting from huge randomly scattered sheets of ice, that were intended to recall the age of the glaciers, to today, where towers of frozen water were designed to evoke a modern CBD.
Well, you've got to have winters - with sleety gutters, frozen water pipes, hissing radiators, and all the rest - to have those "overcoat openings" where a few hundred people, all smoking filterless cigarettes and smelling of wet wool, jam into a small gallery in which the basement boiler has kicked the room temperature above eighty, to look at a messy painting made in a cold-water loft.
Traditional isolation techniques that can include anything from frozen water, sand, clay, mud, and even rags are less than acceptable in today's industrial applications where safety is the number one priority.
The death off a dog walker in Stockton, who plunged through thick ice after desperately attempting to rescue his two dogs, is a stark reminder of the danger frozen water represents.
Gosnell finds a remarkable variety of ways to look at frozen water, from detailing dangerous breakups of frozen rivers to explaining how seals and emperor penguins make their homes on solid ice.
Until now it has been popular mainly in the Far East, Asia and the US where it is more commonly called "Ice" because in block form it looks like frozen water and gives off a haze-like dry ice.
In spring 1998, scientists were stunned to discover that the moon harbored about 300 million metric tons (26 billion gallons) of frozen water buried in the moon's craters (see SW 5/11/98).
Vast amounts of frozen water exist in the north polar cap and beneath the surface as permafrost, and some liquid water might lie at greater depths.