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(mikst) affecting various parts at once; showing two or more different characteristics.


adjective Referring to a racially mixed person.

noun A person who, for the purposes of equal opportunity monitoring, is of mixed ethnic background, meaning he or she is a mixture of White and/or Asian and/or Black, etc., regardless of where he or she was raised or educated.

hearing loss of aging

Presbycusis Audiology The progressive loss of high pitch auditory discrimination seen in advanced age, affecting ±50% of those > age 75. See Hearing loss.
Hearing loss types
Conductive HL caused by damage to any mechanical components of the ear, eg accumulation of cerumen, disruption of tympanic membrane, fusion of one or more middle ear ossicles; conductive HLs may be amenable to surgery
Sensorineural HL due to a defect in the neural pathways, which may be at the level of the cochlea, auditory nerve, or in the cerebral cortex Etiology Infections–especially intrauterine, eg rubella, drug toxicity, eg aminoglycosides, and tumors, eg acoustic neuroma
Mixed HL due to a combination of mechanical and neural defects Etiology Down syndrome, cystic fibrosis, cerebral palsy


1. affecting various parts at the same time.
2. having two or more characteristics.
3. comprising several different ingredients.

mixed bacterial vaccine
an experimental preparation once investigated as a nonspecific immunostimulant in the treatment of different types of tumors in dogs. It contained Streptococcus pyogenes and Serratia marcescens.
mixed infection
infection with more than one agent at the same time.
mixed lymphocyte reaction
a test for histocompatibility between donor and recipient; lymphocytes from both are mixed in vitro and the responses quantitated by measuring the uptake of tritium-labeled thymidine (3H-TdR). In the usual assay one of the two populations which will serve as the target is blocked from undergoing blastogenesis by the drug mitomycin. The degree of incompatibility is reflected in the amount of cell division as measured by the uptake of 3H-TdR, incompatibility increasing the uptake of 3H-TdR.
mixed tumor
canine mammary tumors are often mixtures of epithelial, myoepithelial or connective tissues. Mixed tumors also occur in the dog in the thyroid, sweat and salivary glands.

Patient discussion about mixed

Q. How long between allergy medication can I give a child cold medication? I gave my boyfriend’s son allergy medication and he also has a cold I wanted to know when I can give him cold mediation for his cold. He is 5 years old.

A. This is a question for a professional. Some medication react with others, you should call a Doctor or a pharmacist and ask them. And ask them if it’s o.. to give a cold medicine to a 5 year old. If it’s not a bad cold- you can treat it the old fashion way, steams, chicken soup, a lot of tea.

Q. What medications are forbidden to take with alcohol? And why is that?

A. I think this web page will give you something to think about:
apparently there are more drugs you shouldn’t mix with alcohol then I could think of…

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Engle added that the impetus to increase the supply of mixed paper is demand-driven, unlike with old newspapers (ONP) in the 1980s.
If the air dryers are not maintained properly, moisture can be introduced, shortening the benchlife of mixed sand.
Companies such as ADIC and SpectraLogic, for example, handle mixed media (or shared library services) using virtual partitions, while Storage Tek uses a native app- roach.
The strength of the Banbury is in its ability to move materials aggressively within the mixing chamber, effectively shearing the mix, with the ability to accept most available feed forms of raw materials and previously mixed rubber.
While some differences exist between models, core machines function by filling a chamber with mixed sand, sealing the chamber off (except for the passages between the blow head and tooling) and then pressurizing the chamber to "blow" the sand into the tooling.
Identification of individually mixed batches with lot number;
This shows the strainer residues of a filtration test of the accelerator problem case MBTS, where in each case a relatively large sample cross-section of the preparation is mixed into a block compound and then strained.
Triad's mixed signal structured ASIC solutions enable companies to get semiconductors to market quickly, with low development costs and reduced risk.
It can be seen that the power consumption of the batch mixed with HESC rotors is comparable to the standard full-four-wing rotors, but in about half of the elapsed mixing time.
Already at the beginning of the process chain, when the raw materials are mixed, the quality of the final product is determined by the type of machine used (tangential or intermeshing) and the mixing units used (rotors), the raw materials and by the type of process.
Rubber mixing in internal mixers is very much a question of putting energy into the mixed material as efficiently as possible.
Confident in the importance of this unique property for realistic designs, as partners, DOLPHIN and AvantQuest demonstrate the ability of two growing with a leading-edge technology to partner for providing productivity improvements to leading-edge customers, namely Logic and Analog circuit designers as well as Mixed Signal SoC Integrators who are encountering increasingly challenging problems with multi-level verification at both the back-end and the front-end.