Yo-Yo Effect

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A fanciful descriptor for an appearance caused by the disturbed peristalsis in an obstructed megaureter, where a bolus of contrast material cyclically regurgitates into the upper ureter after reaching the bottom of the dilated segment, with minimal amounts passing into the bladder
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Offaly would be clear favourites to suffer relegation from the top tier next year, with a yo-yo effect likely to kick in.
If you look back over the history of the championship and the yo-yo effect of teams coming up and going straight back down - and we are a small club with limited resources - I know what it means to me and everyone at the club.
In fact, women of normal weight who subsequently experienced the yo-yo effect were 3.
The yo-yo effect of the crude oil prices can be attributed to the uncertainty in the market,'' said Shailaja Nair, associate editorial director at energy information provider Platts, pointing to an ''unstable dollar'' and an ''irregular equity market''.
We want to avoid the yo-yo effect that has happened to Lancashire in the last few years.
It was quite clear that its crude labelling and laughable yo-yo effect had rendered banding unfit for purpose.
AA president Edmund King said fatcat speculators were at the heart of the problem with bets on oil prices having a yo-yo effect at the forecourt.
I would rather do it that way because it means a sustainable following, as opposed to a yo-yo effect on attendances from week to week or month to month.
Obesity Genes and Their Epigenetic Modifiers shows the way, by revealing the flaws in popular "weight loss" programs that can prompt a yo-yo effect, studying the world's longest-lived peoples, promoting "mindful eating" (being aware of and enjoying one's food choices, rather than zoning out or being distracted), offering guidelines for incorporating vigorous exercise into one's routine, and even laying out a sample day-by-day menu for four weeks.
The pine lumber market has displayed something of a yo-yo effect over the last three to four years.
The unhappy dieters end up weighing more than they did to start with - the infamous yo-yo effect.
I would not recommend a detox diet; the ones that are popular are more of fad diets and create a weight yo-yo effect," says Yasmin Haddad, senior dietician at Li'vely, a nutrition and health lounge.