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Characteristic of a substance that is partially able to allow light to pass through it.


Characteristic of a substance that is partially able to allow light to pass through it.

translucency (transloo´sənsē),

n an object's ability to allow the passage of light through it.

Patient discussion about translucency

Q. Is there something out there to clear blockish in the heart? I often face blockish in my heart which I feel very pain and difficult to breathe. Is there something out there to clear blockish in the heart?

A. I know we walk around this world feeling good and healthy but really don't know the truth of what is going on in our body. I want to know is there something out there like a pill or whatever to clear up your clogged arteries if that was the problem, I don't know why but I have this thing in my head that I have some blockage I did get checked and everything is good. But you know how some people think of something too much and untimately end up in worry. No! There are prescription blood thinners, etc, that are for people with much clogged arteries, who are at very high risk of stroke. But they are dangerous - they can cause severe bruising, uncontrolled bleeding, and uncontrolled unnoticed internal bleeding from the slightest trauma! The risk is simply not worth it. Of course, watch your cholesterol intake.

Q. Can someone clear in simple term to make me understand—please? A difficult and new confusion struck me….. Can someone clear in simple term to make me understand—please? What makes TCM close to modern medicine and what are 5-element treatment and their role in depression and related disorders like bipolar.

A. To be simple let me say that TCM is similar to modern type of system as they try to link the diagnosis with the biochemical nature of the body. TCM diagnoses and try to treat bipolar and other depression related disorder from physiochemical understanding., whereas 5-element therapy does not treat body as it is concerned with spirit treatment and is completely different subject to understand and yes it has been reported to heal depression in many.

Q. How long will our leaders continue sanction this clearly immoral lifestyle? I did research on hetro-sexual lifestyle and found many interesting facts. I do not approve that and we all know the HERETO-sexual lifestyle leads to alcoholism, drug addiction, STDs including AIDS, fatherless children, poverty and spousal abuse. How long will our leaders continue to sanction this clearly immoral lifestyle? I am getting sick on this and I think our future generations would suffer a lot. I have been doing this for quite a while but I think it is time for me to garner some feedback on the issue. Well if you people in this forum have some social responsibilities please share your views.

A. wow-wow-i did not no people like this existed,this is deep?...there has to be a problem here with the way you were brought up,as a child....i would really suggest that you get some help...bad things and good things happen to all of us....hetero-people...what happens if you take away the heterosexuals?.....human beings are not perfect,we all make in the united state-we have problems,but if we work together(help each other)things will start to change---a hand full of bad people,can make us all look bad.the news companys make it seem worst than it really one time in our history(usa)one set of people kept another set of people in slavery(the southern state)for 300yrs....when the northern states got rid of people were pushed a side,we were hanged on trees...we were shot...our churches were burned down...our woman were raped...we couldnt vote...and we couldnt get jobs...and also our leaders were killed..for wanting to change things----people who look d

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Successful first-trimester screening is contingent upon accurate nuchal translucency measurement.
The best time for first-trimester screening was week 11: When screening was performed at that time, detection rates were 73% with nuchal translucency alone and 93% with the combined nuchal translucency/serum screen.
The Nuchal Translucency Quality Review, based in Washington, DC, is an outgrowth of efforts begun in late 2002 by the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM).
Overall, the sensitivity of nuchal translucency screening for major congenital heart defects is low (less than 20%) and therefore is not a good screening test on its own, said Dr.
Nuchal translucency is a great advance in aneuploid detection, but it requires significant resources for quality control and training.
Patients undergoing the procedure have an ultrasound exam in which the amount of fluid accumulation behind the neck of the baby, called nuchal translucency is measured.
Poor images were associated with high maternal body mass index and early or late gestational age (10 weeks or 13 weeks) for nuchal translucency imaging.
In addition to complex colors, expect the use of effects such as pearlescents, metallics, translucency and transparency to be very popular in 2003 as these add a sense of dimension to color and add an element of excitement to people's products and environments.
Constant interplay between translucency and transparency.
Cinesite created 3-D geometry that pre-mapped all the ice cracks procedurally and allowed for the natural random thickness, translucency and texture of the ice.
The First and Second Trimester Evaluation of Risk (FASTER) trial involved about 38,000 pregnant women at 15 centers who underwent combined first-trimester screening with nuchal translucency measurement and serum testing for the biochemical markers pregnancy-associated plasma protein A (PAPP-A) and free [beta]-HCG.
Multiple layers of nets stretched over the structural frame create a dramatic and ever-changing play of opacity and translucency as the viewer moves in and around the installation.