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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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Frank Churchill was one of the boasts of Highbury, and a lively curiosity to see him prevailed, though the compliment was so little returned that he had never been there in his life.
Frank Churchill to come among them; and the hope strengthened when it was understood that he had written to his new mother on the occasion.
In later years, when Frank had reached the age of seventeen, the same curious shifting of the relative positions of parent and friend between the two neighbors was exemplified more absurdly than ever.
It's the finest chance for Frank that could possibly have happened," cried Mr.
Well, we talked it over, and he had fixed it all up so nicely, with a clergyman all ready in waiting, that we just did it right there; and then Frank went off to seek his fortune, and I went back to pa.
The next I heard of Frank was that he was in Montana, and then he went prospecting in Arizona, and then I heard of him from New Mexico.
French Frank poured a tumbler of red wine from a big demijohn to drink to our transaction.
French Frank was elated by the sale, which I had bound with a twenty-dollar goldpiece.
Well, the fellow was hanged, as to be sure it could be no otherwise, and poor Frank could never be easy about it.
The stranger smiled at this story, and Jones burst into a loud fit of laughter; upon which Partridge cried, "Ay, you may laugh, sir; and so did some others, particularly a squire, who is thought to be no better than an atheist; who, forsooth, because there was a calf with a white face found dead in the same lane the next morning, would fain have it that the battle was between Frank and that, as if a calf would set upon a man.
Beyond passive sentimental pity for Henderson's wife and children, she gave them no thought, her chief concern being for Otto Frank and Otto Frank's wife and children--herself and Mrs.
She was a member of the Reverend Frank's congregation, and made a point of distinguishing herself in that body, by conspicuously weeping at everything, however cheering, said by the Reverend Frank in his public ministration; also by applying to herself the various lamentations of David, and complaining in a personally injured manner (much in arrear of the clerk and the rest of the respondents) that her enemies were digging pit-falls about her, and breaking her with rods of iron.