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Frank

(frahngk),
Otto, German physiologist, 1865-1944. See: Frank-Starling curve.

frank

(frank),
Unmistakable; manifest; clinically evident.

frank

Etymology: L, francus, forthright
obvious or clinically evident, such as the unequivocal presence of a condition or a disease. An example is frank bleeding.

frank

(frangk)
Unmistakable; manifest; clinically evident.

frank

unmistakable or clinically evident

Patient discussion about frank

Q. Last week my younger son Frank, was punished in school because of kicking and throwing things at students... This is Donald, Last week my younger son Frank, was punished in school because of kicking and throwing things at teacher and on a few students. I don’t know why he behaved like that. I got tensed when I heard about this. What to do with him?

A. Well I think it depends whether or not this is a constant behaviour by your son, or it was only a one time event that he had an explanation for. If he tends to get angry and use violence a lot, you should take action, and let him know this is not acceptable by any means. Counsling might work best. If this was a one time thing, you should let your son know this should not happen again, and try preventing him from day to day activities such as meeting friends or using the computer if this happens again.

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It's this kind of manpower that enabled the Senate's two biggest frank offenders, Alan Cranston and Alfonse D'Amato, to spend $3,870,715 and $3,484,946, respectively, on franked mail in 1987-88.
The same is true in the House, where every two years the number of franked mass mailings jumps despite rules prohibiting use of the frank for campaigning.