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crit·i·cal

(krit'ĭ-kăl),
1. Denoting or of the nature of a crisis.
2. Denoting a morbid condition in which death is possible.
3. In sufficient quantity as to constitute a turning point.

critical

(krĭt′ĭ-kəl)
adj.
1. Relating to a medical crisis.
2. Being or relating to a grave physical condition especially of a patient.
3. Relating to the value of a measurement, such as temperature, at which an abrupt change in a chemical of physical quality, property, or state occurs.

crit·i·cal

(krit'ĭ-kăl)
1. Denoting or of the nature of a crisis.
2. Denoting a morbid condition in which death is possible.
3. In sufficient quantity as to constitute a turning point.

crit·i·cal

(krit'ĭ-kăl)
1. Denoting or of the nature of a crisis.
2. Denoting a morbid condition in which death is possible.
3. In sufficient quantity as to constitute a turning point.

Patient discussion about critical

Q. what is the most critical period of pregnancy where i should be more aware? to the environment , diet ... and things like that...

A. The most critical, is unfortunately, the period with the highest chances of the pregnancy not to be noticed - the first weeks of the pregnancy. During the first eight weeks of pregnancy the various organs of the body develop most substantially, also called organogenesis. This is considered the most sensitive period. However, the fetus may be sensitive to insults during the whole pregnancy, so other periods are not "safe".

you may read more here (www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/birthdefects.html)

Q. when is the most critical time during the pregnancy period?

A. the most critical time is during the whole pregnantcy,the most critical time is the first trimester, but i say the whole pregnantcy is critical,

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That is, to the extent that an imaginary audience biases adolescent social cognition, one might expect to see evidence of that bias when early adolescents are asked to make judgments about the attentiveness and criticalness of hypothetical peer groups (Vartanian, 2000).
The primary difference between the Banzhaf and Johnston indices is how each scores a player's criticalness. The Banzhaf index relies on the absolute number of times that members are critical.
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The criticalness of this judgment by advertisers should not be underestimated.
Carter's (1971) pioneering study indicated that decision context, defined in terms of level of technical uncertainty, degree of outcome uncertainty, and criticalness to decision makers, has an important influence on process characteristics.
Criticalness is a measure of the range of the value.
Dean (1987) grippingly captured the criticalness of attending to these phenomena:
Both communications and data processing concerns can usually meet this need, so long as they recognize the criticalness of doing so.
As far as our official histories are considered, the criticalness of this juncture was greater than any before it because it represented the maturation of years-long Indian schemes to break up the nation.
The most vital criticalness of this review to the past research is that gives powerful information about a few issues and settings:
In this article, we argue that the level of criticalness of Turkish daily newspapers in terms of content, tone, and style in communicating news between the political sources and the public is significantly affected by how journalists solve the dilemma between the varying and conflicting principles of intersecting fields.