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alive

(ə-līv′)
adj.
Having life; living.

a·live′ness n.

alive

(1) Live (referring to electricity).
(2) Not dead.

ALIVE

AIDS
AIDS Linked to Intravenous Experience  A trial which periodically assessed the seroconversion rate of a community-based cohort of 2960 IV drug users recruited in Baltimore in 1988–1989.

Cardiology
(1) AzimiLide post-Infarct surVival Evaluation A study designed to test the efficacy and safety of azimilide (Stedicor®) in preventing sudden death due to arrhythmia post myocardial infarction (MI).
Conclusion Azimilide was safe and effective atrial fibrillation therapy in patients with depressed LV function after an MI. 
(2) Adenosine Lidocaine Infarct Zone Viability Enhancement A trial comparing amiodarone to lidocaine in prehospital ventricular fibrillation evaluation.

ALIVE

AIDS A clinical trial–AIDS Linked to IV Drug Use which periodically assessed the seroconversion rate of a community-based cohort of 2960 IV drug users recruited in Baltimore in 1988-1989. See AIDS, CD4, HIV Cardiology
1. A series of trials–Azimilide Postinfarct Survival Evaluation–designed to test the efficacy and safety of azimilide–Stedicor® in preventing sudden death due to cardiac arrhythmia in post-MI Pts. See ASAP.
2. A clinical trial–Adenosine Lidocaine Infarct Zone Viability Enhancement.

a·live

(ă-līv')
Living; perceptive mentally.
[M.E.]
References in classic literature ?
I'm sure the woods look sleepy in the autumn, when the leaves are getting brown.
'- if his faults cannot,' I went on, 'be banished from your remembrance, in such an hour; look at that figure, even as one you have never seen before, and render it some help!'
Young souls, in such pleasant delirium as hers are as unsympathetic as butterflies sipping nectar; they are isolated from all appeals by a barrier of dreams--by invisible looks and impalpable arms.
When Anna came in in her hat and cape, and her lovely hand rapidly swinging her parasol, and stood beside him, it was with a feeling of relief that Vronsky broke away from the plaintive eyes of Golenishtchev which fastened persistently upon him, and with a fresh rush of love looked at his charming companion, full of life and happiness.
"It looks as if a big branch had been broken off," said Colin.
"Take a good look at it for her sake, and then come and tell me what you have been doing with yourself all this while," said Amy, seating herself, ready for a good talk.
As he sat at his platter and mug, Riderhood saw him, again and yet again, steal a look at the neckerchief, as if he were correcting his slow observation and prompting his sluggish memory.
Sometimes he brought his grandfather, who always looked closely at my legs.
I took the opportunity of being alone in the court-yard, to look at my coarse hands and my common boots.
When the procession came opposite to Alice, they all stopped and looked at her, and the Queen said severely `Who is this?' She said it to the Knave of Hearts, who only bowed and smiled in reply.
The door was standing half open, and at last one old jay happened to go and light on it and look in.
He said we mightn't ever get another chance to see one, and he was going to look his fill at this one if he died for it.