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something that is due to someone by law or by tradition.
right to fair treatment the fair selection and treatment of subjects during the course of a research study. Principles governing fairness include informed voluntary decision by the subjects to participate and selection according to criteria directly related to the study rather than according to artificial social or cultural biases.
negative right a right to refuse care or not to be interfered with; it obligates another to refrain from doing something. One example is the right to refuse treatment, which is grounded in the principle of respect for autonomy. This is mentioned in the “Patient's Bill of Rights;” see patient's rights.
patient's r's see patient's rights.
positive right a right to be provided with a good or service such as health care, usually grounded in the principle of justice. It is philosophically more difficult to justify than a negative right because it obligates another to do something.

congenital heart disease

A congenital malformation–eg, coarctation of aorta, VSD, ASD, tetraology of Fallot–of the heart or great blood vessels, which may or may not have clinical consequences. See Baby Faye heart, Shunt.
Congenital heart disease
Rightleft shunt Cyanotic shunt Tetralogy of Fallot, transposition of the great vessels, trucus arteriosus, tricuspid valve atresia
Leftright shunt Acyanotic shunt Patent ductus arteriosus, atrial septal defect, ventricular septal defect, aortic stenosis, pulmonary stenosis, aortic coarctation (NEJM 2000; 342:256rv)


(rit) [AS. riht],

R; rt

1. Pert. to the dextral side of the body (the side away from the heart), which in most persons is the stronger or preferred. Synonym: dexter
2. Legal authority to supervise and control one's own actions or the actions of others.
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One student said, "That was the only option for the first cut because after the first cut, one right angle was created at point I and the existing right angle at point B.
As part of its regional strategy, Right Angle Media aims to operate over 3500 bus shelters by 2012.
Right Angle Media's CEO Raman Multani explained, "The fully operational 110th bus queue shelter is indicative of Right Angle Media and RTA's commitment to truly service the public, by providing world-class public transport amenities.
So let us cheat--the way I had to cheat when I drew a three-dimensional cube on a two-dimensional piece of paper--by drawing the extra right angle at something other than 90 degrees.
Paramax reducers offer an economical and uniformly high-quality product for demanding parallel shaft and right angle applications with the added value of interchangeability of gear sets from size to size.
SR Sanitary Right Angle mixers are commonly used for media suspension and storage, buffer solutions, plasma extraction and fermentation, including bacteria and cell culture and general media processing applications.
patent pending), grasps the vent tube firmly and presents it to the myrubgotomy incision at precisely the right angle for insertion.
As EOTT grows, Right Angle will provide a scalable business model, which will actually reduce the growth in labor and infrastructure costs and drive incremental transaction costs to zero due to increased trading volume.
Meritec and its West Coast affiliate, Joy Signal Technology, are signal integrity leaders and preferred vertically integrated manufacturers and global suppliers of specialty connectors and high-end cable assemblies including leading edge performance InfiniBand[R]/CX4 Ethernet (SFF-8470 & SFF-8473) cable assemblies and PCI Express right angle card edge board connectors.
Tenders are invited for Right Angle Heliworm Geared Motor 3Hp, 415V, 3Ph, Class F Insulation, Output Rpm-30 Plus Or Minus 1,Rpm Output Torque-55.
Mill-Max (Oyster Bay, NY) has added right angle options to its line of .
The RoHS-compliant switches are available in both vertical and right angle mount configurations, and offer an extended operating life to 50,000 cycles.