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rest

 [rest]
1. repose after exertion.
2. a fragment of embryonic tissue retained within the adult organism.
rest/sleep in the omaha system, a period of inactivity, response, or mental calm with or without suspension of sensory activity.

rest

(rest),
1. Quiet; repose.
2. To repose; to cease from work.
3. A group of poorly differentiated cells commonly believed to be cells of fetal tissue that has become displaced and lies embedded in tissue of another character.
4. dentistry an extension from a prosthesis that affords vertical support for a restoration.

rest

(rest)
1. repose after exertion.
2. a fragment of embryonic tissue retained within the adult organism.
3. an extension that helps support a removable partial denture.

adrenal rests  accessory adrenal glands.
incisal rest , lingual rest, occlusal rest a metallic part or extension from a removable partial denture to aid in supporting the prosthesis.
suprarenal rests  accessory adrenal glands.

rest1

Etymology: AS, restan, to rest
an extension from a prosthesis that provides vertical support for a dental restoration.

rest2

a nursing outcome from the Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC) defined as quantity and pattern of diminished activity for mental and physical rejuvenation. See also Nursing Outcomes Classification.

REST

A gene on chromosome 4q12 that encodes a transcriptional repressor which binds neuron-restrictive silencer element (NRSE) and represses neuronal gene transcription in non-neuronal cells. REST restricts expression of neuronal genes by associating with corepressors, mSin3 and CoREST, which in turn recruit histone deacetylase to the promoters of REST-regulated genes.

rest

Vox populi See Bowel rest.

rest

(rest)
1. Quiet; repose.
2. To repose; to cease from work.
3. A group of poorly differentiated cells commonly believed to be cells of fetal tissue that has become displaced and lies embedded in tissue of another character.
4. dentistry An extension from a prosthesis that affords vertical support for a restoration.
[A.S. raest]

rest

enforced inactivity to promote healing

rest

(rest)
Rigid stabilizing occlusion of fixed or removable partial denture that contacts remaining tooth or teeth; prevents movement toward mucosa and transmits functional forces to teeth.
[A.S. raest]

rest,

n 1. passive support.
n 2. an extension from a prosthesis that affords vertical support for a restoration.
rest area,
rest, auxiliary,
n the rest other than the one used as a component part of a primary direct retainer.
rest, finger,
rest, incisal,
n a metallic extension onto the incisal angle of an anterior tooth to supply support or indirect retention for a removable partial denture.
rest, lingual,
n a metallic extension onto the lingual surface of an anterior tooth to provide support or indirect retention for a removable partial denture.
rest, occlusal,
n (occlusal lug), a rest placed on the occlusal surface of a posterior tooth.
rest occlusion,
n See position, rest, physiologic.
rest position,
rest, precision,
n a unit consisting of two closely fitted parts, the insert of which rests firmly against the gingival portion of the tubelike receptacle.
rest relation,
rest seat,

rest

1. repose after exertion.
2. a fragment of embryonic tissue retained within the adult organism.

Patient discussion about rest

Q. What is the rate of alcoholism in the USA compared to the rest of the world? What is the rate of alcoholism in the USA compared to other countries in the world. I don't mean amount of alcohol consumed, but alcohol addiction/dependency. Links to your sources would be appreciated. Cheers! (pun intended)

A. here is a link to a CDC table about drinking hobbits of Americans:
http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/hus/hus07.pdf#068
here is an article about it, and it gives good links also:
http://www.articlesbase.com/self-help-articles/alcoholism-statistics-enlightening-experience-for-everyone-540401.html

Q. Why is enough rest important after fitness training and does it have any other benefits?

A. your body needs to recuperate, so do your muscles. if you do not rest enough you may suffer overtraining and be sidelined from injury.

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It is thought the Vauxhall made contact with the truck and then left the carriageway, coming to rest on an embankment.
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