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in·fer·i·or

(in-fēr'ē-ŏr), In Latin phrases, this form of the adjective is used with masculine nouns (angulus inferior, plural anguli inferiores) and feminine nouns (pars inferior, plural partes inferiores). With neuter nouns the form inferius is used (ganglion inferius, plural ganglia inferiora).
1. Situated below or directed downward.
2. In human anatomy, situated nearer the soles of the feet in relation to a specific reference point; opposite of superior.
3. Less useful or of poorer quality.
Synonym(s): Lower
[L. lower]

lower

closer to ground surface.

lower airway
the trachea from the entrance to the thorax, bronchi and bronchioles.
lower burner syndrome
acupuncture term meaning chronic accumulation of fluid in the lungs because of failure of the kidneys to excrete the fluid.
lower motor neuron (LMN)
the final common nervous path; the ventral horn cell in the spinal cord and the peripheral motor neuron. A lesion of a sufficient number of these neurons causes atrophy of the muscles supplied by the nerve, weak reflexes and flaccid paralysis.
lower nephron nephrosis
see renal cortical necrosis.
lower respiratory tract
the trachea, bronchial tree, lungs, pulmonary vessels and pleura.
lower urinary tract
includes, ureters, bladder and urethra.

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Q. How to lower high cholesterol? The Doctor told my husband that his cholesterol levels are very high and that he has to lower them immediately. What foods are low in cholesterol and what foods should I be cooking for him to eat?

A. Any treatment of high cholesterol first begins with some lifestyle changes. This involves three simple, yet often difficult to execute, steps: improved diet, increased physical activity, and weight management.
Make sure your Husband is eating unsaturated fats instead of saturated and trans fats, avoiding cholesterol, increasing dietary fiber, and consuming more plant sterols/stanols. Increase his vegetables and whole grains intake, but decrease the fat, salt and sugar intakes.
Also, it will be easier for him to stick to his diet if the whole family changes their eating habits and eats healthier too. Start cooking healthy meals for the whole family and not just for him.

Q. Does wight loss lowers cholesterol? I'm 5'5, 175 lbs, 40 years-old man. After my doctor found that I have high LDL cholesterol, I was advised to try to lower my weight in order to reduce my cholesterol levels. Otherwise I'll have to start taking medications. Can it really do something? As far as I know, cholesterol level are pretty much a genetic thing, and one can be very thin but still have high cholesterol levels.

A. One of the best things you should do is to take a good multivitamin multimineral supplement. And of course, changing your lifestyle. Supplementing your diet with vitamins can help you reduce your LDL cholesterol levels and increase HDL. Also, increase your intake of omega 3 fatty acids, but make sure that you know the source they are from before taking them.

Q. how can u lower your bp naturally

A. a change in lifestyle- Reducing Salt and Sodium in Your Diet, change to a healthier diet,Maintaining a Healthy Weight, Being Physically Active, Limiting Alcohol Intake, Quitting Smoking. i don't think it can take you off meds , but it can lower the amount of the considerably.

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References in classic literature ?
The fleshy appendage at the lower extremity of th sea-pen (described at Bahia Blanca) also forms part of th zoophyte, as a whole, in the same manner as the roots of tree form part of the whole tree, and not of the individua leaf or flower-buds.
Among the therns there is no marriage or giving in marriage, as among the lower orders of the outer world.
A daily dose of 500 micrograms of folic acid lowers homocysteine levels by 25 percent, according to the pooled results of 12 studies.
Health effects: Raises LDLs slightly, lowers HDLs slightly.
A government-owned provider that actually lowers costs would need to lower taxes or find new ways to spend the "dividend" arising from the difference between costs and prices.
believes bile acid concentration doesn't completely answer how soluble fiber lowers blood cholesterol.
Participation in the BGS auction provides Power with a large wholesale customer base that substantially lowers merchant risk and assures revenue stability in the near-term.
Meanwhile, Commission E, the German agency that advises the public and health professionals on herbal medicines, no longer says that garlic lowers cholesterol.
Requiring only eight external components, including six capacitors, one inductor and one band pass filter, the SiW4000 lowers the overall BOM cost.
For roughly three years, researchers studied 875 men and women aged 60 to 80 whose blood pressures were lower than 145 (systolic) over 85 (diastolic) while taking a drug that lowers blood pressure.