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ache

 [āk]
1. continuous pain, as opposed to sharp pangs or twinges. An ache can be either dull and constant, as in some types of backache, or throbbing, as in some types of headache and toothache.
2. to suffer such pain.

ache

(āk),
A dull, poorly localized pain, usually of less than severe intensity.

AChE

acetylcholinesterase.

ache

[āk]
Etymology: OE, acan, to hurt
1 a pain characterized by persistence, dullness, and, usually, moderate intensity. An ache may be localized, such as a stomachache, headache, bone ache, or a general ache, as in the myalgia that accompanies a viral infection or a persistent fever.
2 to suffer from a dull, persistent pain of moderate intensity.

AChE

abbreviation for acetylcholinesterase.

ACHE

A gene on chromosome 7q22 that encodes acetylcholinesterase, which hydrolyses the neurotransmitter acetylcholine at neuromuscular junctions and brain cholinergic synapses, terminating signal transmission. It is also found on red blood cell membranes, where it constitutes the Yt blood group antigen.

AChE

Abbreviation for anticholinesterase; acetylcholinesterase.

ache

(āk)
A dull, generalized or localized pain, usually one of less than severe intensity.

ache

A persistent dull pain.

AChE,

ache

(āk)
A dull, poorly localized pain, usually of less than severe intensity.

AChE


ache

1. continuous pain, as opposed to sharp pangs or twinges. An ache can be either dull and constant, as in some types of backache, or throbbing, as in some types of headache and toothache. An ache is a subjective sensation and its occurrence in animals is only assumed.
2. to suffer such pain.

Patient discussion about ache

Q. Head aches terrible I am suffering with bad headaches everyday for the past week, so i thought i would check up on it from you guys. When the day nears the noon, my head ache becomes worse. No common cold. Kindly give me a solution.

A. Anyone who suffers from headaches knows they can put a damper on everyday life. But not all headaches are alike. Learn what type of headache you have.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EmExwcXrDBo

Q. How can i overcome kidney ache? in the morning it appears.after wake up.

A. First of all, it is important to distinguish kidney ache from lower back ache. If you have ever suffered from kidney problems or infections, it might be advisable to see a doctor, and rule out an infection. However, if you are otherwise healthy, and have been experiencing back pain after you wake up, it is very much possible your pain is not from the kidneys, but from the muscles of your back. In this case, some exercise on a daily basis to help strengthen your lower back can very much ease the pain you're experiencing.

Q. how do you help a tooyh ache? cavity

A. Painkillers may relieve the pain but only temporarily, so if you have a tooth pain in my opinion the best way to treat it is consulting a dentist or other doctor.

You may read more here:
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003067.htm

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The mRNA expression levels of both the AChE and AChE[sub]T in the diaphragm were detected in rats from the sham and the septic groups [Figure 3].
The highest prevalence was observed for lower back ache and the condition was found to be more common in men.
The best known natural inhibitor of AChE is pyrroloindole alkaloid physostigmine isolated from Physostigma venenosum.
In addition, the inhibition of AChE activity was different in all the tissues due to the presence of isoenzymes with different affinities for the substrate and the inhibitor.
gamma]-mangostin was more active than [alpha]-mangostin indicating the importance of the presence of hydroxyl group at the C-7 position, whereby substituting it with a methoxy reduced both AChE and BChE inhibitory activities.
AChE activity was detected in the washed fraction and this was due to column overloading.
pAChE-Luc and pAChEm-Luc consist of the human ACHE and mouse promoter sequences upstream of a firefly luciferase gene in pGL4.
A deal for Ache, with a solid position in Brazila[euro](tm)s fast-growing sector market, would allow drugmakers to expand their footprint in the emerging Latin American markets.
A deal for Ache, with a solid position in Brazil's fast-growing sector market, would allow drugmakers to expand their footprint in the emerging Latin American markets.
This was used in patients who already had established muscle ache on statins.
In general, ache is very rare in children from 1 to 6 years of age.