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alive

(ə-līv′)
adj.
Having life; living.

a·live′ness n.

alive

(1) Live (referring to electricity).
(2) Not dead.

ALIVE

AIDS
AIDS Linked to Intravenous Experience  A trial which periodically assessed the seroconversion rate of a community-based cohort of 2960 IV drug users recruited in Baltimore in 1988–1989.

Cardiology
(1) AzimiLide post-Infarct surVival Evaluation A study designed to test the efficacy and safety of azimilide (Stedicor®) in preventing sudden death due to arrhythmia post myocardial infarction (MI).
Conclusion Azimilide was safe and effective atrial fibrillation therapy in patients with depressed LV function after an MI. 
(2) Adenosine Lidocaine Infarct Zone Viability Enhancement A trial comparing amiodarone to lidocaine in prehospital ventricular fibrillation evaluation.

ALIVE

AIDS A clinical trial–AIDS Linked to IV Drug Use which periodically assessed the seroconversion rate of a community-based cohort of 2960 IV drug users recruited in Baltimore in 1988-1989. See AIDS, CD4, HIV Cardiology
1. A series of trials–Azimilide Postinfarct Survival Evaluation–designed to test the efficacy and safety of azimilide–Stedicor® in preventing sudden death due to cardiac arrhythmia in post-MI Pts. See ASAP.
2. A clinical trial–Adenosine Lidocaine Infarct Zone Viability Enhancement.

a·live

(ă-līv')
Living; perceptive mentally.
[M.E.]
References in classic literature ?
If I have seeds and can make flowers grow the garden won't be dead at all--it will come alive.
When day came the Princess went to the room to see if he was still alive, and taking the bottle put it to his nostrils, which soon brought him to himself.
And as I looked at this wide expanse of houses and fac- tories and churches, silent and abandoned; as I thought of the multitudinous hopes and efforts, the innumerable hosts of lives that had gone to build this human reef, and of the swift and ruthless destruction that had hung over it all; when I realised that the shadow had been rolled back, and that men might still live in the streets, and this dear vast dead city of mine be once more alive and powerful, I felt a wave of emotion that was near akin to tears.
Presently, when I had had my fill of weeping and writhing upon the ground, the old man of the sea said, 'Son of Atreus, do not waste any more time in crying so bitterly; it can do no manner of good; find your way home as fast as ever you can, for Aegisthus may be still alive, and even though Orestes has been beforehand with you in killing him, you may yet come in for his funeral.
There can be no question of it," replied the Count; "all the Scarabaei embalmed accidentally while alive, are alive now.
His son married the beautiful maiden whom he had brought with him as a flower in his pocket, and whether they are still alive or not, is known to God.
As soon as he learned that the gypsy was alive, the cold ideas of spectre and tomb which had persecuted him for a whole day vanished, and the flesh returned to goad him.
Looking into Napoleon's eyes Prince Andrew thought of the insignificance of greatness, the unimportance of life which no one could understand, and the still greater unimportance of death, the meaning of which no one alive could understand or explain.
The first dolls I made were not alive," said Miss Cuttenclip.
But a real horse is alive, and trots and prances and eats oats, while this is nothing more than a dead horse, made of wood, and used to saw logs upon.
But he's alive," protested the man, "and he oughtn't to be, you know.
The man's alive and I can prove it a dozen times over.