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APT

AntiPlatelet Trialists. A meta-analysis of 145 prospective controlled trials of antiplatelet therapy administered post myocardial infarction, stroke, or TIA, or given to patients with a positive cardiovascular history (vascular surgery, angioplasty, angina, etc).
Conclusion ±25% reduction in each category, and a trend toward decreased risk with aspirin doses of ≤325 mg/day.

apperceptive personality test

(a″pĕr-sep′tiv),

APT

A test used to assess attitudes, moods, and perceptions. The person tested examines a series of images and is asked to construct a story about each of them.
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I was greatly delighted with him, and made it my business to teach him everything that was proper to make him useful, handy, and helpful; but especially to make him speak, and understand me when I spoke; and he was the aptest scholar there ever was" (Coetzee 2004: 1).
Having been reared in the middle class, it no doubt seemed the aptest thing to do at that time, a goal in whose creation my guardians played no small part.
46-47)--a gift for which the aptest gesture of gratitude is this poem itself: the poet will "send / A gift of slenderer value, mine" (ll.
If I understood Hillson and Martin (1994) correctly, their experiments with artificial metaphors and jokes seem to show that both of them were appreciated as 'optimally good' (the aptest / funniest) when they fulfilled the two related domain-bound requirements of Tourangeau and Sternberg, but for metaphors the criterion of short within-domain distance (that, is, similarity) had relatively greater weight, whereas for jokes the long between-domain distance (that is, incongruity) weighed relatively more.
Robert Hurley (San Francisco: City Lights, 1988; in French, 1970), for a discussion of music as the aptest illustration of the constitution of identity through proportions of speed and slowness (123, 125, 126, 128).