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Made complex; denoting a disease on which a morbid process or event has been superimposed, thus altering symptoms and modifying its course for the worse.
[L. com-plico, pp. -atus, to fold together]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012


Made complex; denoting a disease on which a morbid process or event has been superimposed, thus altering symptoms and modifying its course for the worse.
[L. com-plico, pp. -atus, to fold together]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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Q. What Are the Complications of Obesity? Why is obesity so dangerous? What are the possible complications of being obese?

A. Excessive body weight has been shown to predispose to various diseases, particularly cardiovascular diseases, diabetes mellitus type 2, sleep disturbances (sleep apnea) and osteoarthritis. Obesity is one of the major risk factors for developing a heart attack, as well as hypertension and stroke. It is also a risk factor for breast, colon, prostate cancer and other malignancies. It is known that losing weight helps to reduce the risk of suffering from these diseases.

Q. What Are the Complications of Alcoholism? What is the damage and complications cause by alcoholism?

A. the complications very by each individual,everyone is different,but alcoholism it not only hurts you, but it hurts everyone around you also,your playing with a loaded gun.

Q. What are the complications of osteoarthritis? I have been suffering from osteoarthritis for over a year now. What are the complications of this disease?

A. Osteoarthritis, as other chronic arthritic diseases, has a very debilitating influence, due to the great pain people often suffer from. It sometimes becomes impossible to walk or stand up, and thus it lead to less movement, weight gain, development of blood clots and venous stasis. The emotional stress can be very debilitating as well.

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Thus, as far as performance goes, the authors suggest that in order to properly react to a complex world and avoid complicatedness, people behavior and performance need to be interpreted and intervened upon in relation with organization behavior.
However, we must avoid the orthogonal complicatedness slope, which would take us up and to the left.
No discussion about the complicatedness of anorexia took place, nor did the show attempt to discuss any of the reasons that someone might choose pro-ana for themselves.
This cost consists of a detection cost representing the 'goodness' of the cluster and a travel cost representing the complicatedness to find the cluster.
The poem significantly depicts the second prism, inextricable from Achebe's more ethnographic handling of the subject, through which to extend not merely the elemental complicatedness of the notion of good and evil but our discussion of Sula as ogbanje-abiku figure.
I think this shows up the complicatedness of modern government and the difficulties of getting everything right all the time," Ms Quin added.
(In the Carpenter experiment, 1971, e.g., concrete targets were used in the form of erotic photographs that were sealed in the envelopes together with the ESP key cards.) The results of this explorative study support the notion that the working of psi in a system does not depend on the character or complicatedness of its construction, nor on its physico-chemical properties (Lucadou, 1989; Schmidt & Pantas, 1972), but rather on the presence of "intentional" processes in the "observer"--e.g., in the form of a personal sensitization factor--and the congruity of the future or otherwise hidden event with this PSF.
4.: The Basic Seven Groups of Terms of Systems/Systemic/Holistic versus Non-systemic Thinking Systems/Systemic/Holistic Unsystemic, Traditional Thinking Thinking Interdependence/s, Relation/s, Independence, One-way- Openness, Interconnectedness Dependence, Closeness Complexity (plus Simplicity, or Complicatedness complicatedness) Attractor/s No influential force/s, but isolation Emergence No process of making new attributes Synergy, System, Synthesis No new attributes resulting from relations between elements Whole, holism, big picture Parts and partial attributes only Networking, Interaction, No mutual influences Interplay
For Ashbery, Stanzas in Meditation and Henry James's late novels "are ambitious attempts to transmit a completely new picture of reality, of that real reality of the poet which Antonin Artaud called 'une realite dangereuse et typique.' If these works are highly complex and, for some, unreadable, it is not on ly because of the complicatedness of life, the subject, but also because they actually imitate its rhythm, its way of happening" (Impossible 253).
I prefer the greater speed and uncertainty and complicatedness of now.
I stress all these polarities, sometimes assumed and sometimes explicitly dealt with in this book, to suggest the complicatedness of Taves's task and to indicate something of the sophistication with which she brings it off.
Di fferent from Hong Kong movies, however, the cinematic complicatedness that Fifth Generation film exhibits is not merely this kind of "double writing" or exotic differend, but rather a contradictory mode of self-translation that transforms cross-cultural fetishism into a defamiliarizing exploration.