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ice

(īs)
n.
1. Something resembling frozen water: ammonia ice.
2. Slang Methamphetamine.
v. iced, icing, ices

ice′less adj.
Cell biology ICE IL-1 beta-converting enzyme A cysteine protease, the activity of which is critical in the induction of apoptosis mediated by the Fas/APO-1 signal transduction receptor. See ICE-like protein
Immunology Immunocapillary electrophoresisDrug slang A regional street term for any cystallized abuse substance—e.g., cocaine, crack cocaine, methamphetamine, smokeable methamphetamine, PCP, MDM
Substance abuse The street name for a smokable, crystalline form of the psychostimulant, d-methamphetamine; IV ice induces an effect similar to IV methamphetamine, and is far more intense than that achieved orally
Complications Pulmonary edema, dilated cardiomyopathy, acute MI, cardiogenic shock, death
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ice

Drug slang A street term for any cystallized abuse substance–eg, cocaine, crack cocaine, methamphetamine, smokable methamphetamine, PCP, MDM Substance abuse The street name for a smokable, crystalline form of the psychostimulant, d-methamphetamine; IV ice induces an effect similar to IV methamphetamine, and is far more intense than that achieved orally Complications Pulmonary edema, dilated cardiomyopathy, acute MI, cardiogenic shock, death. See 'Designer' drug.

Irido corneal endothelial syndrome; ICE

A type of glaucoma in which cells from the back of the cornea spread over the surface of the iris and tissue that drains the eye, forming adhesions that bind the iris to the cornea.
Mentioned in: Adhesions

Patient discussion about ice

Q. could i be allergic to ice cream? I've been having stomach aches and diarrhea's lately. and it usually comes after eating ice cream. i love ice cream - it'll be a shame if I'll have to stop eating it...

A. I don't know about being allergic to ice cream, but maybe you are Lactose intolerant? i have the same problem - love ice cream, can't digest it. BUT - don't worry! you don't have to stop eating ice cream! all you have to do is take a pill that contains the enzyme that requires to digest milk half an hour before you eat and it'll be O.K! welcome to the family:)

Q. Do you think the sugar in the ice cream might have caused my fibromyalgia? I have had fibromyalgia for 14 years. For many years I ate lots of ice cream. Recently I have begun breaking out in a rash if I eat anything sweet. Do you know why sugar might cause me to break out? Do you think the sugar in the ice cream might have caused my fibromyalgia?

A. Yes, Even Bryers ice cream makes me hurt. I do much better if I avoid highly processed foods. Some nutritionals that I have found to be highly effective in keeping me pain free are:
calcium/magnesium
kelp
cod liver oil
flax seed oil
raw apple cider vinegar


Q. How does ice help a sprained ankle or other injury? While I exercise I often get sprain. I have seen many times that ice is used as a first aid for sprains. How does ice help a sprained ankle or other injury?

A. it does two helpful things- lower the pain (cold can do that) and prevent swelling. the swelling is a body normal reaction that protects the area that was injured. but we would like to avoid it because it'll strain us.

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Sensitivity Test of the Ice Crystal Nucleation Process.
Fading or increase in lightness is related to ice crystal formation during freezing [6].
First of all, shadowgraphy has been used to study the effectiveness of the full ice crystal generator.
antarctica, we analyzed the time-lapse images of each experiment to measure the rate at which ice spread along the surface of the specimen in association with the growth and contact of the single ice crystal. We subtracted the image of each specimen prior to contact from subsequent images to highlight crystal growth, allowing us to accurately locate the "front" of propagation as it moved along the plane of the specimen's surface (Fig.
We know the basic shape of ice crystals comes from the hexagonal structure of ice molecules, but what causes crystals to branch out in complex patterns?
Particularly in the spring, seeds often get wet from snowmelt during the day and then, overnight, the water in the seeds turns to ice crystals. Or the seeds get wet and start sprouting during a warm spell, only to be frozen by winterlike spring storms.
patent for the production and application of antifreeze proteins with specified properties related to the suppression of ice crystal growth.
To better understand this ice crystal icing phenomenon and to develop full scale engine, driven rig and component test capability in high altitude ice crystal icing conditions, NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, OH modified test cell 3 in the PSL, an existing altitude simulation engine test facility [4] with an ice crystal cloud generation system.
The Messeclub at the Anuga fair-rounds in Koln, Germany, was full of applauding well-wishers assembled to congratulate winners of Quick Frozen Foods International's (QFFI) Golden Ice Crystal Pioneering Achievement Award on October 9, as Philip Dean Kruk of Salomon Hitburger, Bob Prakken of BluePrint Automation, and Reinhold Stover of Agrarfrost were inducted into an elite contingent of movers and shakers who have shaped important aspects of the global frozen food industry.
It works by minimising ice crystal formation and inhibiting water loss.
In practical terms, the main advantage is the potential speed and evenness of ice crystal formation and thawing.
As a result there are "many, many" tiny ice crystals within a plant which prevents the growth of any one ice crystal to damaging size.