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stem

 [stem]
a stalklike supporting structure; see also peduncle.
brain stem brainstem.

stem

(stem),
A supporting structure similar to the stalk of a plant.

stem

(stem) a supporting structure comparable to the stalk of a plant.
brain stem  brainstem; see under B.

STEM

abbr.
science, technology, engineering, and mathematics

stem

(stĕm)
n.
A supporting structure resembling the stalk of a plant.

stem

(stĕm)
v. stemmed, stemming, stems
v.tr.
1. To stop or stanch (a flow): stemmed the bleeding.
2. To restrain or stop: wanted to stem the growth of government.
3. To plug or tamp (a blast hole, for example).
4. Sports To turn (a ski, usually the uphill ski) by moving the heel outward.
v.intr. Sports
To stem a ski or both skis, as in making a turn.

stem

A term of art used in clinical trials for a prompt, question or instruction in a patient-reported outcome item.

stem

(stem)
A supporting structure similar to the stalk of a plant.
Fig. 289 Stem. Transverse sections of herbaceous stems; (a) dicotyledon, (b) monocotyledon.click for a larger image
Fig. 289 Stem . Transverse sections of herbaceous stems; (a) dicotyledon, (b) monocotyledon.

stem

the part of the shoot of vascular plants from which are produced leaves at regular intervals (NODES) and reproductive structures. Stems are usually circular in cross section but some are square (for example, members of the family Labiatae, such as mint and lavender) while others are ribbed. The internal structure of stems can be herbaceous (non-woody) or show SECONDARY THICKENING. See Fig. 289 .

The forms adopted by stems are highly varied, ranging from the oak tree to climbing plants such as Clematis and the pea. Stems are sometimes used as underground storage organs as in RHIZOMES, CORMS, BULBS (underground shoots with food stored in fleshy leaves) and stem TUBERS, e.g. potato, while others, such as the strawberry RUNNER and suckers of mint, are adapted for VEGETATIVE PROPAGATION.

stem

stalk; a stalklike supporting structure.

brain stem

Patient discussion about stem

Q. my mother have stem replacement for a coronary artery oclusion is already 2 years she physically deteriorating since surgery why???? please help she does not have energy

A. I agree with Dagmar. It can be most likely caused by another occlusion or re-occlusion inside the heart blood vessels. Since that is a life-threatening case, I strongly suggest you to bring your mother into a hospital (for complete check up), or just call your cardiologist to have first treatment.

Meanwhile, that will be better if you have emergency oxygen (just in case you'll need it) with you.

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Someone please tell me why we spent billions on used subs that were not inspected from stem to stern and how they could have overlooked a dinged hull from a collision the Brits forgot to report?
For starters, the Bushnell Spacemaster Spotting Scope collapses to a very compact eight inches, from stem to stern, and only tips the postal scales at a feathery 22.
On board the Monarch, from stem to stern, top to bottom, amenities and activities have been added to target West Coast and family-focused cruisers: a 30-foot-high, three-sided rock-climbing wall (the first for any West Coast-based Royal Caribbean ship), California-inspired food, a full-service spa and several teen-only hangouts.
Addressing this challenge LG is working to simplify the entire process from stem to stern by enhancing the customer experience and streamlining costs for the integrators, while still providing an advanced content distribution platform.
They battered Steinbrenner's ship from stem to stern with the relentlessness of a stormy ocean, outhitting New York 56-38 and scoring in half of their innings in a series that might have been a sweep if not for Mike Scioscia's Game 1 miscalculation.
At this sort of money, that's a seriously cheap luxury barge, even if you had to paint the thing from stem to stern.
The resort will also boast a luxury yacht imbued with Kelly Wearstler's distinctive Viceroy style, sophistication and glamour from stem to stern.
A Durham fire brigade spokesman said: "The ship is blazing from stem to stern and sinking further into the water.
The general admission ticket includes a self-guided ship walk tour that takes guests from stem to stern, including historical Exhibits, the Engine Room, Wheel House, Isolation Ward, Officers Quarters, Wireless Room and more.
We've basically rebuilt the plant from stem to stern, and upgraded the capacity,'' said John Crosse, assistant director of the bureau.
It is the only Indiana contract manufacturer capable of producing complete medical devices from stem to stern under cGMP-compliant quality systems.