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aspect

 [as´pekt]
1. that part of a surface viewed from a particular direction.
2. the look or appearance.
anterior aspect that surface of the human body or a body part viewed from the front. Called also ventral aspect.
dorsal aspect posterior aspect.
posterior aspect that surface of the human body or a body part viewed from the back. Called also dorsal aspect.
ventral aspect anterior aspect.

as·pect

(as'pekt),
1. The manner of appearance; looks.
2. The side of an object that is directed in any designated direction.
Synonym(s): norma (1)
[L. aspectus, fr. a-spicio, pp. -spectus, to look at]

aspect

/as·pect/ (as´pekt) that part of a surface facing in any designated direction.
dorsal aspect  that surface of a body viewed from the back (human anatomy) or from above (veterinary anatomy).
ventral aspect  that surface of a body viewed from the front (human anatomy) or from below (veterinary anatomy).

aspect

(ăs′pĕkt)
n.
The side of an object, such as an organ, that is facing in a particular direction.

aspect

Etymology: L, aspectus, a look
the appearance, look, facing, or fronting of a person or object.

ASPECT

(1) Anticoagulants in Secondary Prevention of Events in Coronary Thrombosis. A trial assessing the effect of long-term oral anticoagulation (coumadin) on post-myocardial infarction morbidity and mortality.
Conclusion Coumadin resulted in a 20% reduction in mortality, a 33–55% reduction in reinfarction, and 40–55% reduction in strokes.  
(2) ASian Paclitaxel-Eluting Stent Clinical Trial. A trial that assessed serial volumetric intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) to evaluate the effect of high- and low-dose paclitaxel coating on in-stent intimal hyperplasia.
Conclusion Paclitaxel-coating reduced in-stent neointimal tissue proliferation in humans, and was not associated with edge restenosis or significant late malapposition.

ASPECT

Cardiology A Dutch clinical trial–Anticoagulation in the Secondary Prevention of Events in Coronary Thrombosis which evaluated the efficacy of an oral anticoagulant-coumadin in preventing recurrent MIs, and determined the dose needed to ↓ risk of reinfarction and hemorrhage in elderly post-MI Pts. See Myocardial infarction, Warfarin.

as·pect

(as'pekt)
1. The manner of appearance; looks.
2. The side of an object that is exposed to a view from a designated direction.
[L. aspectus, fr. a-spicio, pp. -spectus, to look at]

aspect

the direction in which an object faces. For example, a north-facing slope has a northern aspect.

as·pect

(as'pekt)
1. Manner of appearance; looks.
2. Side of an object that is directed in any designated direction.
[L. aspectus, fr. a-spicio, pp. -spectus, to look at]

aspect

1. that part of a surface viewed from a particular direction.
2. the look or appearance.

dorsal aspect
a view from the back (bipeds), or from above (quadrupeds).
ventral aspect
a view from the front (bipeds) or from below (quadrupeds).

Patient discussion about aspect

Q. Are there any other physical aspects of depression? I’m William, 55 years, male. I’m suffering from depression and on medication for a long period. I wish to know is there any chance for me to get heart disease? Are there any other physical aspects of depression?

A. Cardiovascular disease comes with poor diet and exercise. That can arise as a result of not taking your self because of depression. Its not easy to make yourself get up and do something physical. Its not easy to eat properly all the time.

On the flip side its real easy to lay around and do nothing and watch TV and not get involved in anything. Its real easy to stuff yourself on bad foods and drink. Its real easy to avoid the things that lead to good health. Weight gain can result in type 2 diabetes. All this can lead to a stroke or heart attack or death.

You get to decide which side of the flip you want to land on. You are stuck with whatever consequences that gives you.

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) has a twelve step process of recovery. Those twelve steps would help a depressive person recover. Just substitute the word depression for alcohol in the AA twelve steps. Those twelve steps are easy to find out about. Just do a simple internet search. I am a recovering alcoholic. I a

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Q. Can you tell me at least 5 aspects? What are the main aspects of physical fitness? Can you tell me at least 5 aspects?

A. Resistance training.

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As described earlier, the clinical manifestation of this unique ectopic breast tissue neoplasm was as a rapidly growing cystic mass with purplish discoloration, located on the right anterior aspect of the chest wall.
The tendon is cut, tagged with heavy nonabsorbable suture, and transferred to the anterior aspect of the abraded greater tuberosity through bone tunnels.
Kissing contusions," a commonly seen secondary sign of ACL injury caused by the previously mentioned pivot-shift mechanism of injury, occur on the posterior aspect of the tibial plateau and the mid to anterior aspect of the femoral condyle (Figure 4).
Webs are often located in the anterior aspect of the glottis with inferior extension.
The AITF ligament is sturdy and flat, extending from the longitudinal tubercle on the anterior aspect of the lateral malleolus to the anterolateral tubercle of the tibia (Figure 5a).
Our patient had multiple stab wounds to the anterior aspect of the chest and a cardiac injury leading to tamponade, which was rapidly diagnosed by surgeon-performed ultrasonography.
Two radiographic views of the left knee were obtained and showed significant soft tissue swelling of the anterior aspect of the knee.
Our workup, which included computed tomography (CT) of the paranasal sinuses and orbit, identified old comminuted fractures of the bilateral nasal bones and the anterior aspect of the right medial orbital wall.
The brachial artery descends on the anterior aspect of the brachialis just medial to the biceps and bifurcates into the radial and ulnar artery at the level of the radial head.
Patients with this condition typically complain of a dull pain in the anterior aspect of the shoulder.
This density was consistent with hemorrhage and was noted primarily along the superior and anterior aspect of a previously seen heterogeneous fat-containing mass, which was consistent with AML (Figure 1).
Because of their anterior position, the subscapularis, pectoralis major, and latissimus dorsi provide stability to the anterior aspect of the glenohumeral joint.

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