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active

/ac·tive/ (ak´tiv) characterized by action; not passive; not expectant.

active

adjective A term of art defined by users in different fields:
 
Gastroenterology
Referring to the presence of neutrophils in gastric biopsies. Active is loosely equivalent to “acute” and often indicates infection by Helicobacter pylori.

Medspeak
Not passive; not expectant, as in active disease, which contrasts to quiescent disease.

Active

A term of art defined by users in different fields. In gastroenterology, active refers to presence of neutrophils in gastric biopsies. Active is loosely equivalent to “acute” and often indicates infection by Helicobacter pylori.

active

adjective Not passive, not expectant

Active

A brand name for testing strips for blood glucose in the range 0.6 to 33.3 mmol per litre.

active,

adj in orthodontics, pertaining to the condition of an orthodontic appliance that has been adjusted to apply effective force to the teeth or jaws.
active reciprocation,

active

not passive.

active principle
the drugs or chemicals in a pharmaceutical preparation that exert an effect pharmacologically; as distinct from the inert fillers, wetting agents and other excipients also often included.
active site
that region of a protein, usually an enzyme, that binds to another molecule such as the substrate of the enzyme.
active transport
the movement of ions or molecules assisted by a carrier protein across the cell membranes and epithelial layers, usually against a concentration gradient, resulting directly from the expenditure of metabolic energy. For example, under normal circumstances more potassium ions are present within the cell and more sodium ions extracellularly. The process of maintaining these normal differences in electrolytic composition between the intracellular fluids is active transport. The process differs from simple diffusion or osmosis in that it requires the expenditure of metabolic energy.

Patient discussion about active

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.
hope i helped!
tell me how it went.

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.

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SAMSUNG AND SONY ACTIVE 3D TVS IN FACTORY DEFAULT SETTINGS, MAY 2011.
The Epson PowerLite W16 is designed for educators interested in an active 3D projection solution and offers great image quality, brightness and ease of use with Epson's active shutter 3D RF glasses.
Unlike other approaches to 3D, Active 3D Technology delivers up to double the resolution for an immersive, Full HD image (1080p picture for each eye), a wider viewing angle and no black lines interfering with the picture.
XPAND 3D to supply active 3D glasses for Mitsubishi Televisions in North America.
While active 3D had an initial advantage of being the first 3D technology to come to market in the United States, passive 3D, such as VIZIO's Theater 3D[TM], is definitely gaining traction," said Lisa Hatamiya, research associate at IHS.
These include the latest in Active 3D technology, plus advances in green display technology, transparent displays, plastic LCDs, vertical alignment (VA), and mobile LCD display technology.
Unlike other 3D HDTV's that utilize Active 3D technology, VIZIO has tapped into Passive 3D which provides viewers with a bright, crystal clear, flicker-free 3D picture using battery-free, stylish eyewear.
We have been developing this advanced active 3D display technology with RealD for a long time and look forward to introducing displays with full resolution to each eye and a wide viewing angle so audiences can experience content as it was intended to be seen," said Wonkie Chang, President of Samsung Electronics LCD Business.
Fans will also be able to battle it out on AMD desktop gaming rigs with AMD Radeon(TM) HD 6000 Series Graphics cards and see over the top overclocking demonstrations on the upcoming, record-setting AMD FX 8-Core CPUs - all while experiencing their games on Samsung's stunning new 950 Series active 3D monitors.
LOS ANGELES -- XPAND, a global market leader in active 3D technology for home, cinema and education applications, today announced it has appointed Marty Jaffe as chief financial officer (CFO) of the company, effective immediately.
The film, produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, directed by Rob Marshall and starring Johnny Depp, Penelope Cruz and Ian McShane at the head of a star-studded cast, will debut at a charity screening for the Boys & Girls Club of America in eye-popping active 3D by way of XPAND 3D's new INFINITY Large Screen System.
The new Philips 3D Max series TVs benefit from key features in Trident's TV550 and FRC-V products, such as our passive and active 3D support with superior MEMC technology, 2D dimming for best-in-class black levels, and sharpness and contrast enhancements.