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1. the color produced by the longest waves of the visible spectrum, approximately 630 to 750 nm.
2. a dye or stain with this color.
scarlet red an azo dye used as a biological stain for fats.


One of the primary colors, produced by the longest waves of the visible spectrum, with violet at the other end. For individual red dyes, see specific name.
[A.S. reád]


1. the color produced by the longest waves of the visible spectrum, approximately 630 to 750 nm.
2. a dye or stain with this color.

scarlet red  an azo dye used as a biological stain for fats.
Drug slang A regional term for, ‘under the influence of drugs, stoned’
Fringe medicine A colour believed—by the proponents of the pseudoscience of colour therapy—to increase circulation and energy, and reduce anxiety
Physics A primary colour produced by the longest waves of the visible electromagnetic spectrum from 630 to 740 nm


adj in Chinese medicine, a facial coloration indicative of hot energy, poor digestion, and possible respiratory inflammation. See also energy, hot.


One of the hues of the visible spectrum evoked by stimulation of the retina by wavelengths beyond 630 nm. The complementary colours to red are blue-green (between 490.4 and 492.4 nm).


the color at the lowest end of the visible spectrum; the color of blood.

red dye
used in food coloring, reputed to reduce fertility.

Patient discussion about red

Q. is red meat bad for you??? and what about white meat like pork??? why is consider to be healthy eating vegie what are the advantages of this kind of nutrition ? what are the actual differences in a nutrition matter ?

A. Eating red meat an average of about twice a day seems to raise the risk of stomach cancer. This risk is increased even more if the meat is barbecued and well done. there are more evidence about colon cancer , and also higher risk of strokes. but i have no idea about white meat. although barbecued meat (white or red) had a material that our liver cause it to be cancerous.

Q. Does anybody know what can be done about a very itchy red rash on ones' toes which comes back every few months I've used different sorts of creams such as Lamasil. It's really bothering me and I'd love to get a few directions before I give up and go see a doctor.

A. Sounds like 'Athletes foot'. Here is a website that lists some remedies for it:'s_Foot.cfm

Q. I have red blotches under my skin and swelling on hands and feet with joint pain. Any answers. it has been two days the blotches are gone but I still have swelling.

A. could be some kind of joint Rheumatic fever... some kind of joint infection. this should be looked upon by a Dr. those things can cause damage if not treated right. a bacterial infection that is not treated can cause a permanent damage.

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Adinarayana Reddy explained that the chief minister was suggesting both the leaders to share welfare and development activities to both of their areas.
A shocked and tearful Linga Reddy told reporters that he paid Rs500,000 (Dh28,489) to the hospital for the treatment of the injured Rajesh thinking he was his son-in-law.
Rajesh, who was pretending to be Reddy, was shifted to Apollo Hospitals in Hyderabad.
The print workshop allowed for collective explorations and, as Reddy's student Michael Kelly Williams recalls, Reddy never taught technique.
In Game 1, Mascia built a big lead, but Reddy chipped away.
What I admire about Prasad is his uncanny ability to navigate effortlessly from a high level strategic thought right down to an operational detail" K SATISH REDDY Chairman, Dr.
BJP leader Venkaih Naidu had said that the perception was that the exercise of Cabinet reshuffle was done under pressure from corporate groups and Reddy was an example of that.
These are very exciting times for Nokia in the region, and indeed the mobile communications sector as a whole," said Reddy.
The Anantapur Mining Corporation and the Obulapuram Mining Corporation, , owned by Janardhana Reddy and his brother G Karunakara Reddy are situated in Rayadurga in Ananthapur a district in Andhra Pradesh, bordering Bellary in Karnataka.
Police in Weston, Connecticut, based in part upon an unsubstantiated FBI statement that Reddy was a "person of interest" in a domestic terrorism investigation, executed a search and seizure warrant at Reddy's home on February 14 that involved the local SWAT team.
He leaves his wife Lynn; his children, Michael Reddy and his partner, Donna Lowry, of Groton, CT, Brian Reddy of West Hartford, CT, Caitlin Joy Collins and her husband, James, of Woodstock, CT, Shevaun Jillian Reddy and her partner, Adam Lamontagne, of Woodstock, CT; his treasured grandchildren, Adam Silverstein, Connor Reddy, Madison Reddy, Sean Daniel Reddy, and Jack Patrick Reddy; his parents, Robert and Theresa Reddy of Putnam, CT; his sisters, Roberta Reddy of Brooklyn, CT, Maureen Landry and her husband, David, of Putnam, CT, Teresa Reddy of Webster and a brother, Shawn Reddy, of Brooklyn, CT.
Mohan Reddy, at the Stanford University hospital, had successfully treated extremely tiny infants.