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aspect

 [as´pekt]
1. that part of a surface viewed from a particular direction.
2. the look or appearance.
anterior aspect that surface of the human body or a body part viewed from the front. Called also ventral aspect.
dorsal aspect posterior aspect.
posterior aspect that surface of the human body or a body part viewed from the back. Called also dorsal aspect.
ventral aspect anterior aspect.

as·pect

(as'pekt),
1. The manner of appearance; looks.
2. The side of an object that is directed in any designated direction.
Synonym(s): norma (1)
[L. aspectus, fr. a-spicio, pp. -spectus, to look at]

aspect

/as·pect/ (as´pekt) that part of a surface facing in any designated direction.
dorsal aspect  that surface of a body viewed from the back (human anatomy) or from above (veterinary anatomy).
ventral aspect  that surface of a body viewed from the front (human anatomy) or from below (veterinary anatomy).

aspect

(ăs′pĕkt)
n.
The side of an object, such as an organ, that is facing in a particular direction.

aspect

Etymology: L, aspectus, a look
the appearance, look, facing, or fronting of a person or object.

ASPECT

(1) Anticoagulants in Secondary Prevention of Events in Coronary Thrombosis. A trial assessing the effect of long-term oral anticoagulation (coumadin) on post-myocardial infarction morbidity and mortality.
Conclusion Coumadin resulted in a 20% reduction in mortality, a 33–55% reduction in reinfarction, and 40–55% reduction in strokes.  
(2) ASian Paclitaxel-Eluting Stent Clinical Trial. A trial that assessed serial volumetric intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) to evaluate the effect of high- and low-dose paclitaxel coating on in-stent intimal hyperplasia.
Conclusion Paclitaxel-coating reduced in-stent neointimal tissue proliferation in humans, and was not associated with edge restenosis or significant late malapposition.

ASPECT

Cardiology A Dutch clinical trial–Anticoagulation in the Secondary Prevention of Events in Coronary Thrombosis which evaluated the efficacy of an oral anticoagulant-coumadin in preventing recurrent MIs, and determined the dose needed to ↓ risk of reinfarction and hemorrhage in elderly post-MI Pts. See Myocardial infarction, Warfarin.

as·pect

(as'pekt)
1. The manner of appearance; looks.
2. The side of an object that is exposed to a view from a designated direction.
[L. aspectus, fr. a-spicio, pp. -spectus, to look at]

aspect

the direction in which an object faces. For example, a north-facing slope has a northern aspect.

as·pect

(as'pekt)
1. Manner of appearance; looks.
2. Side of an object that is directed in any designated direction.
[L. aspectus, fr. a-spicio, pp. -spectus, to look at]

aspect

1. that part of a surface viewed from a particular direction.
2. the look or appearance.

dorsal aspect
a view from the back (bipeds), or from above (quadrupeds).
ventral aspect
a view from the front (bipeds) or from below (quadrupeds).

Patient discussion about aspect

Q. Are there any other physical aspects of depression? I’m William, 55 years, male. I’m suffering from depression and on medication for a long period. I wish to know is there any chance for me to get heart disease? Are there any other physical aspects of depression?

A. Cardiovascular disease comes with poor diet and exercise. That can arise as a result of not taking your self because of depression. Its not easy to make yourself get up and do something physical. Its not easy to eat properly all the time.

On the flip side its real easy to lay around and do nothing and watch TV and not get involved in anything. Its real easy to stuff yourself on bad foods and drink. Its real easy to avoid the things that lead to good health. Weight gain can result in type 2 diabetes. All this can lead to a stroke or heart attack or death.

You get to decide which side of the flip you want to land on. You are stuck with whatever consequences that gives you.

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) has a twelve step process of recovery. Those twelve steps would help a depressive person recover. Just substitute the word depression for alcohol in the AA twelve steps. Those twelve steps are easy to find out about. Just do a simple internet search. I am a recovering alcoholic. I a

Q. How would you define Addiction? In every aspect of life ...

A. Thank you cerebralknevil for your answer. It's so imporant that we listen and support one another. Will you be interested in helping more people here?

Q. Can you tell me at least 5 aspects? What are the main aspects of physical fitness? Can you tell me at least 5 aspects?

A. Resistance training.

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With his florid cheek, his compact figure smartly arrayed in a bright-buttoned blue coat, his brisk and vigorous step, and his hale and hearty aspect, altogether he seemed -- not young, indeed -- but a kind of new contrivance of Mother Nature in the shape of man, whom age and infirmity had no business to touch.
Next came a portly gentleman, wearing a coat of shaggy cloth, lined with silken velvet; he had sense, shrewdness, and humor in his face, and a folio volume under his arm; but his aspect was that of a man vexed and tormented beyond all patience, and harassed almost to death.
Hurrying from her chamber to the parlor, she had ever since been viewing herself in the large looking-glass and practising pretty airs-now a smile, now a ceremonious dignity of aspect, and now a softer smile than the former, kissing her hand likewise, tossing her head, and managing her fan; while within the mirror an unsubstantial little maid repeated every gesture and did all the foolish things that Polly did, but without making her ashamed of them.
As he fell out of the dance his eyes lighted on Tess Durbeyfield, whose own large orbs wore, to tell the truth, the faintest aspect of reproach that he had not chosen her.
We ought to be glad that we did not make it for the purpose of feasting our eyes upon fascinating aspects of nature, for we should have been disappointed--at least at this season of the year.
The view was charming in the extreme, and as no man or beast was to be seen that might threaten my new-found liberty, I slid over the edge of the bluff, and half sliding, half falling, dropped into the delightful valley, the very aspect of which seemed to offer a haven of peace and security.
And thus Van Baerle was to have the most admirably fitted aspect, and, besides, a large, airy, and well ventilated chamber where to preserve his bulbs and seedlings; while he, Boxtel, had been obliged to give up for this purpose his bedroom, and, lest his sleeping in the same apartment might injure his bulbs and seedlings, had taken up his abode in a miserable garret.
Not only their formation, but their situation and aspect remind one of the terrestrial oceans; but again, as on earth, these seas occupy the greater portion of the globe.
Fancy may for convenience be considered as a distinct faculty, though it is really the lighter, partly superficial, aspect of Imagination.
The parson then withdrawing, Western acquainted her with all which had passed, and desired her to communicate the affair to Sophia, which she readily and chearfully undertook; though perhaps her brother was a little obliged to that agreeable northern aspect which had so delighted her, that he heard no comment on his proceedings; for they were certainly somewhat too hasty and violent.
The" table is to be neutral as between different observers: it does not favour the aspect seen by one man at the expense of that seen by another.
In a commercial transaction of the retail order much depends on the seller's engaging and amiable aspect.