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adjective A term of art defined by users in different fields:
Referring to the presence of neutrophils in gastric biopsies. Active is loosely equivalent to “acute” and often indicates infection by Helicobacter pylori.

Not passive; not expectant, as in active disease, which contrasts to quiescent disease.


A term of art defined by users in different fields. In gastroenterology, active refers to presence of neutrophils in gastric biopsies. Active is loosely equivalent to “acute” and often indicates infection by Helicobacter pylori.
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adjective Not passive, not expectant
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.


A brand name for testing strips for blood glucose in the range 0.6 to 33.3 mmol per litre.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

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Q. Are there any nice activities for adults with autism? I've been helping a very nice man of 45 of years old and I'm looking for some new things I can do with him in our time together. any ideas?

A. Autistic people react wonderfully with animals. for instance- i saw a group of severe Autistic teenagers going to swim with dolphins. the effect was amazing! taking him to the zoo, or even to the park to feed ducks, pet dogs, whatever.. could have a great effect on him.
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Q. what is a passive smoking? and is it dangerous as an active?

A. Passive smoking is the exposure to cigarettes smoke emitted from cigarettes smoke by other person. It's dangerous and may increase the risk to several diseases similar to active smoking (one's exposure to smoke emitted from the cigarettes he or she is smoking) although the risk is of lower magnitude. Example for passive smoking is children of smokers etc.

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Q. i swim a lot ! what are the advantages of swimming over other sport activities? on what part of the body does it work the most ?

A. its a good workout but your not really going to burn as much calories as a regular work out.

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Active 3D uses battery-operated shutter glasses, which rapidly open and shut, to show only the information intended for each eye.
The TV also supports 3D and surprisingly, Sony has gone the passive 3D route than the usual Active 3D. Passive 3D means not only thinner and lighter glasses, but also much cheaper glasses.
The 1,920 x 1,080 pixels screen is particularly good, looking at its best when n playing Blu-ray movies, and there's the added bonus of a set of active 3D glasses.
"SIM2 is in the privileged position of offering both a single-projector active 3D and dual-projector passive 3D models," said Fabiano.
Active 3D seems to be the most popular one around, until LG brought in the Cinema 3D range with the Passive 3D tech, technically called the Film type Patterned Retarder.
These are many times more comfortable to wear than active 3D glasses, owing to the slimmer size.
Until recently, HDTV makers have typically stuck to a single type of 3D technology, and for almost all, it was active 3D. But that's changing.
Plasm Prize: Samsung (PS51D495) 51in HD-ready Plasma 3D TV, Samsung (HT-D5100) 5.1in 3D Blu-ray home cinema system, 4GB Xbox 360 games console; Xbox 360 black wireless controller (x2), Beats By Dr Dre studio highdefinition headphones, X Rocker Vision 2.1Ch gaming chair, Active 3D glasses (SG-3100GB/XC) plus copy of Battlefield 3 Xbox game.