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a state of being more than usually active. In biological systems this is usually brought about by chemical or electrical means. Commonly said of pharmaceutical and chemical products.
activated clotting time (ACT)
a simplified version of the activated partial thromboplastin time which measures the intrinsic clotting activity of the whole blood. See also activated coagulation
activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT)
a test of intrinsic clotting activity of whole blood. Partial prothrombin, usually rabbit or human brain prothrombins, is added to plasma activated with kaolin or ellagic acid. The time required for the test is short and the results are dependable.
a method of dealing with sewage and abattoir effluent. Consists of an aeration tank in which biologically active, previously sedimented sludge is mixed with incoming effluent and agitated in the presence of an ample supply of air.
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Q. Are there any nice activities for adults with autism? I've been helping a very nice man of 45 of years old and I'm looking for some new things I can do with him in our time together. any ideas?
A. Autistic people react wonderfully with animals. for instance- i saw a group of severe Autistic teenagers going to swim with dolphins. the effect was amazing! taking him to the zoo, or even to the park to feed ducks, pet dogs, whatever.. could have a great effect on him.
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Q. what is a passive smoking? and is it dangerous as an active?
A. Passive smoking is the exposure to cigarettes smoke emitted from cigarettes smoke by other person. It's dangerous and may increase the risk to several diseases similar to active smoking (one's exposure to smoke emitted from the cigarettes he or she is smoking) although the risk is of lower magnitude. Example for passive smoking is children of smokers etc.
You may read more here:http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/secondhandsmoke.html
Q. i swim a lot ! what are the advantages of swimming over other sport activities? on what part of the body does it work the most ?
A. its a good workout but your not really going to burn as much calories as a regular work out.More discussions about activated