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adjective Heterosexual; not gay.


Heterosexual, see there.


1. insufficient angulation of a joint or slope of a bone to give a horse a good conformation, e.g. straight hock, pastern, withers.
2. uncomplicated, e.g. a straight radiograph; one taken before the administration of contrast reagent so that any pre-existing opacities can be identified. Called also scout radiography.

distal straight tubule
last segment of the nephron loop.
proximal straight tubule
first segment of the nephron loop.

Patient discussion about straight

Q. how do i do blood test? and how do i read it straight and what conclusions can i get out of it?

A. In order to do a blood test you must get a referral from your doctor. You can conclude many things from a simple blood test- for instance, if you are suffering from anemia, an infection, high levels of fat ro cholesterol, sugar levels and more.

Q. How do i keep my fitness straight and steady? What are the most common methods for good and healthy body/fitness ?

A. stop using elevators :)
there are hundreds of types of sports. i think the best advise to you- find the one that doesn't do damage and you like doing. if you'll like it you won't quit so fast.

Q. My son is complaining about back pain. I also see that his back isn't straight. What can we do? My son is a adorable 8 years old. He is complaining about back pain, that bothers him after he walks a little. I also saw that his back isn't straight and looks like a S. is this deformity connected to his back pain?

A. The normal shape of the spine is very similar to the "S" shape as you can see here
But even if his back isn't deformated, he has back pain and you need to take care of that by going to your pediatrician.

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GETTING straight to the point - that's what comedian Dave Gorman will be doing when he hits Tyneside later this year.
You see Fraz not getting straight back in and it will be difficult.
The Olympic champion, who had escaped with minor cuts after a highspeed crash the previous day in the Lake District, said: "Crashing yesterday, not flinching and getting straight back in there.
UNDERBANK Rangers are confident of getting straight back to National Conference League Third Division winning ways at home to Coventry Bears tomorrow.
Doyle is looking forward to getting straight back into action on Saturday against Charlton after the draw in midweek.
I had a shoulder injury straight after Prizefighter so that stopped me from getting straight back out," he said.
But Thomson has been part of strong sides who have struggled for promotion in the past and has warned the Pars that getting straight back to the top flight will be no pushover.
Drunkenness and vandalism is hardly the way to greet visitors to our capital city and many visitors could be forgiven for getting straight back on their train.
DEFIANT shop worker Pam Crane is to be applauded for her resilience and courage in getting straight back to work after an attacker had punched her in the face.
Trade Tech after getting straight A's for three years, and wanted to open an automotive repair business,'' Sanelli said.
Rocketfish has followed up this success with a halour comedy called When I Leave The Sixth Form I'm Getting Straight Into Something Media Related which is nearing completion having been partly paid for with an arts grant from Tamworth Borough Council.
I'm at the crossroads," he said, "but I'm getting straight.