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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.

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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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And we now have a good chance of getting straight back into the Premier League.
There's not much time to have a rest after Donington with a back-to-back meeting because it's just a matter of getting home, sorting things out and then getting straight back down to Thruxton.
MY son's form master rang excitedly on Friday night to say the lad's now getting straight "As" in his work - but his "Bs" are still wonky.
Ponce clashed with administrators who told her that it was no cause for concern because Bettina was getting straight A's.
Ernie Els will look to put a disappointing Masters behind him by getting straight back into action at the Verizon Heritage tournament at Hilton Head Island in South Carolina.
It's important for students to understand they are often not getting straight facts from their professors," says Carrie Lukas, Director of Policy of the IWF.
If it was the latter there is nothing really stopping you from getting straight back into exercise of any type.
Manor Bakeries is getting straight on to the campaign trail for Cadbury MiniRolls in 2004.
I'm doing a radio show for Powerhouse out here in Anaheim, then I'm getting straight on a plane and going to Toronto for the Much Music Awards.
After getting straight D's in high school and college, and falling at 22 other jobs, Barbara borrowed $1,000 from a boyfriend, quit her job as a diner waitress, and day, a tiny real estate office in New York City.
David said despite all the excitement, he would be getting straight down to work on the promotion for his next single, due out in January.
My courses are going well at school, I'm getting straight A's, and I really want another career.