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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

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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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From dorsal aspect, AER more or less pro-curved, PER straight and AER slightly smaller than PER.
A 69-year-old woman with a history of hypertension, hyperlipidemia, diabetes, osteoarthritis, and depression presented to the emergency department (ED) with a 2-day history of blisters on the dorsal aspect of her toes on both feet.
A 45-year-old female patient presented to a sports chiropractic clinic with the complaint of a ganglion cyst on the dorsal aspect of the right foot, located distal and medial to the base of the fifth metatarsal.
Wrist ganglia are most commonly observed in the dorsal aspect of the hand and less often in the volar aspect of the hand.
The distal phalanx lies closer to the dorsal aspect of the fingertip, just beneath the nail bed.
This includes acute suppurative flexor tenosynovitis, (1,3) carpal tunnel syndrome, (1,4) and a localized painful mass in the midpalm, (5,6,7) tophi over the dorsal aspect of the interphalangeal and metacarpophalangeal joints.
Three incisions (Figures 1 and 2) were made on the forearm--one over the olecranon, one on the volar aspect of the forearm and the third over the dorsal aspect.
Therefore sensory testing should also consider inclusion of the dorsal aspect of hands and feet.
An irregular dermal mass present on the dorsal aspect of the bird's right shoulder was surgically removed.
A lesion of the dorsal aspect of the softpalate is difficult to diagnose and document.
The facture was reduced with longitudinal traction and digital pressure over the dorsal aspect.

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