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rice

(rīs),
The grain of Oryza sativa (family Gramineae), the rice plant; a food; also used, finely pulverized, as a dusting powder.
[G. oryza]

RICE

abbreviation for rest, ice, compression, elevation, referring to the treatment for sprains and strains.
An acronym—Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation of extremity—for the first aid manoeuvres used for minor musculoskeletal and joint injuries

RICE

Sports medicine An acronym–rest, ice, compression, elevation–for the first aid maneuvers of musculoskeletal and joint injuries. See Sports medicine.

RICE

Abbreviation for rest, ice, compression, elevation.

RICE

rest, ice, compression, elevation

rice

a cereal not used much for animal feed for socioeconomic reasons. The grain also has a low protein content but is otherwise suitable for animal use. Milling by-products are available. Called also Oryza sativa.

rice flower
see pimelea.

Patient discussion about RICE

Q. hey how about having brown rice in place of white or boiled rice…….?

A. Brown rice is a good carb, plus I personally think it tastes delicious.

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.

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