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ice

(īs) the solid state of water occurring at or below 0°C and 1 atmosphere.

ice

(īs)
n.
1. Something resembling frozen water: ammonia ice.
2. Slang Methamphetamine.
v. iced, icing, ices

ice′less adj.
Cell biology ICE IL-1 beta-converting enzyme A cysteine protease, the activity of which is critical in the induction of apoptosis mediated by the Fas/APO-1 signal transduction receptor. See ICE-like protein
Immunology Immunocapillary electrophoresisDrug slang A regional street term for any cystallized abuse substance—e.g., cocaine, crack cocaine, methamphetamine, smokeable methamphetamine, PCP, MDM
Substance abuse The street name for a smokable, crystalline form of the psychostimulant, d-methamphetamine; IV ice induces an effect similar to IV methamphetamine, and is far more intense than that achieved orally
Complications Pulmonary edema, dilated cardiomyopathy, acute MI, cardiogenic shock, death
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ice

Drug slang A street term for any cystallized abuse substance–eg, cocaine, crack cocaine, methamphetamine, smokable methamphetamine, PCP, MDM Substance abuse The street name for a smokable, crystalline form of the psychostimulant, d-methamphetamine; IV ice induces an effect similar to IV methamphetamine, and is far more intense than that achieved orally Complications Pulmonary edema, dilated cardiomyopathy, acute MI, cardiogenic shock, death. See 'Designer' drug.

Irido corneal endothelial syndrome; ICE

A type of glaucoma in which cells from the back of the cornea spread over the surface of the iris and tissue that drains the eye, forming adhesions that bind the iris to the cornea.
Mentioned in: Adhesions

Patient discussion about ice

Q. could i be allergic to ice cream? I've been having stomach aches and diarrhea's lately. and it usually comes after eating ice cream. i love ice cream - it'll be a shame if I'll have to stop eating it...

A. I don't know about being allergic to ice cream, but maybe you are Lactose intolerant? i have the same problem - love ice cream, can't digest it. BUT - don't worry! you don't have to stop eating ice cream! all you have to do is take a pill that contains the enzyme that requires to digest milk half an hour before you eat and it'll be O.K! welcome to the family:)

Q. Do you think the sugar in the ice cream might have caused my fibromyalgia? I have had fibromyalgia for 14 years. For many years I ate lots of ice cream. Recently I have begun breaking out in a rash if I eat anything sweet. Do you know why sugar might cause me to break out? Do you think the sugar in the ice cream might have caused my fibromyalgia?

A. Yes, Even Bryers ice cream makes me hurt. I do much better if I avoid highly processed foods. Some nutritionals that I have found to be highly effective in keeping me pain free are:
calcium/magnesium
kelp
cod liver oil
flax seed oil
raw apple cider vinegar


Q. How does ice help a sprained ankle or other injury? While I exercise I often get sprain. I have seen many times that ice is used as a first aid for sprains. How does ice help a sprained ankle or other injury?

A. it does two helpful things- lower the pain (cold can do that) and prevent swelling. the swelling is a body normal reaction that protects the area that was injured. but we would like to avoid it because it'll strain us.

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To help you remember to turn the switch off, stick a warning label on top of the ICE box.
She kept the body wrapped in a blanket and other materials in a closet from June to July last year, before moving it to an ice box because of the foul smell.
Jerome Regatchuelo, Lupi police chief, said they retrieved the ice box at 9 p.
I think the stars kind of aligned with her being in foal to Tapit and Ice Box going to stud.
With the temperature nudging 100F in the shade, they took refuge in a giant ice box to make sure they kept their cool on the gridiron.
Tenders are invited for Supply of inner and outer walls of Ice Box shall be made out of Food Grade, Virgin HMHDPE / LLDPE material by rotational molding process and in between these two walls Rigid Polyurethane Foam (PUF) is filled as insulation material.
Box-office lots Hip 67 Nothing To Declare; unplaced on the track, this three-year-old daughter of Vindication is a half-sister to the Florida Derby winner Ice Box 108 Receipt; this mare is carrying to Indain Charlie and is out of the Grade 1-winning Storm Cat mare Finder's Fee 153 Spice Island; one of the standout lots, a Grade 2 winner on the track, she is the dam of Florida Derby winner Ice Box.
Linux NetworX, a provider of powerful and easy-to-manage Linux cluster computing solutions, announced recently plans to unveil its innovative ICE Box 1500 cluster management hardware appliance at the SC2001 trade show in Denver, Nov.
The firm makes the vandal-proof Ice Box which provides pavement internet access at a cost of pounds 1 for 10 minutes.
KENTUCKY nursery Calumet Farm has added a second stallion to its roster - 2010 Kentucky Derby runner-up Ice Box, writes Nancy Sexton.