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Abbreviation for resistance, airway.

airway resistance (Raw)

a measure of the impedance to airflow through the bronchopulmonary system. It is the reciprocal of airway conductance.


Drug slang
noun A regional term for crack cocaine.

Nutrition adjective
Not cooked, bloody.

Vox populi
adjective Unseasoned, inexperienced.


in its natural state; uncooked; unaltered.

raw data
see raw data.
raw fiber
see fiber2.

Patient discussion about raw

Q. Is raw vegan diet good for health? If not, why? Hi I am fond of raw vegan diet. Is raw vegan diet good for health? If not, why?

A. Undoubtedly raw vegan diet promises light weight and healthy bones. Interestingly, individuals’ consuming raw vegan diet has had a low bone mass. People who consumed raw vegan diet have a low body fat, lighter bones, higher levels of vitamin D and reduced levels of inflammatory makers. The underlying risk is that they are more prone to osteoporosis and osteopenia (severe bone loss).

Q. My friends guide me and say that it is not good to eat rice raw. I like eating raw rice a lot. I cannot stop eating. My friends guide me and say that it is not good to eat rice raw. They don’t have the reason to explain, when I ask. Can anyone explain?

A. See, Raw Rice eating is children’s habit. But it’s not unhealthy, at all. The rice swells in your stomach. If you eat in large amount, it may lead to discomfort. May be your stomach filled with raw rice had swollen and it may burst your stomach and it had happened to many. If you love so much better soak it in water, properly cook and have it. One thing is worth saying that, almost all raw food gives good nutrition and so the raw rice.

Q. How can I catch Salmonella? Yesterday I ate a mousse which was made from raw eggs. Could I have caught Salmonella?

A. Salmonella infections usually resolve in 5-7 days and often do not require treatment unless the patient becomes severely dehydrated or the infection spreads from the intestines. Persons with severe diarrhea may require rehydration, often with intravenous fluids (IV). Antibiotics are not usually necessary unless the infection spreads from the intestines.

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With a voice higher, rawer and with more of a punk edge than the frontman, Kerns turned the track into a trashy, glam stomper.
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Long-term fans who have followed the career of the four Followills from Tennessee may have been disappointed at the omission of many of their early, rawer tracks but the sold-out NIA thrilled to the likes of The End, and Pyro, from Come Around Sundown and Only By The Night's Use Somebody and Sex On Fire.
The glam-rock era was a bit of an odd heyday, as the '60s sound started receding a bit, and the first, rebellious strands of what would eventually become punk rock began to surface, pushing rawer, often louder sounds - a small revolution encapsulated by Iggy Pop and the Stooges.