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/mi·nute/ (mi-nldbomact´) extremely small.
double minutes  acentric chromosomal fragments created by gene amplification and newly integrated into the chromosome; they are tumor markers indicative of solid neoplasms with a poor prognosis.


very small.

minute canine virus (MCV)
see canine parvovirus type 1.
minute mouse virus
a parvovirus recovered from mice. Experimental infection of neonatal or fetal mice causes runting and cerebellar hypoplasia, but natural infection has not been associated with clinical disease. Sometimes referred to as the 'mini-mouse' virus.

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Q. How many minutes a day can I walk. Any help would be great. I’m Lesa 28 yrs old and I’m 14 weeks pregnant, this is my first pregnancy. I like to join in prenatal yoga. When can I join and until what time I should continue it. How many minutes a day can I walk. Any help would be great.

A. yes, agree with both two answers above..

a regular exercise before pregnancy and even during pregnancy are believed to be related with significant reduction in labor pain. besides, by doing regular exercise you can help strengthening your muscles and bones, and also stretch some pelvic muscle that will benefit when the time comes for you to deliver the wonderful baby.

I once wrote an article about water aerobic during pregnancy, you can check it out here :

Q. I got an advice from my fitness instructor that doing exercise for 60 min is good for health. I got an advice from my fitness instructor that doing exercise for 60 min is good for health. Is that right? And What if I don’t have time to exercise 60 minutes a day?

A. The best advice I've heard about exercise is that "you've got the rest of your life to get in perfect shape". Sure, 60 minutes a day would be great, but thinking you have to do 60 minutes a day to get benefit is a bit defeating for most folks. The thing is to start being more active doing things you enjoy and gradually, painlessly, and safely increase your activity until you achieve the fitness level you desire. Far better to take small steps that to bite off so much that you either hurt yourself or are so miserable doing it that you don't continue.

Q. While in a conversation with anyone they have about a minute before I loose tract and intrest, Is this ADHD I always feel like I have to go full speed 24/7 and can never relax, sounds strange I know but it seems to be catching up with me.

A. not necessarily...i see that you are 31. those symptoms are new? if so- thee are other conditions that might cause them. hyperthyroid can get you in that state too. so it might be a good idea to go and get checked up.

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In announcing the decision to move up the minute hand of the Doomsday Clock, the Bulletin "implored" the political leaders of the world "to take coordinated, quick action to drastically reduce global emissions of heat-trapping gases, especially carbon dioxide, and shrink nuclear weapons arsenals.
The hour and minute hands move only once per minute, leading to huge static and inertia loads for the bearings to carry.
During the day, discuss the one-handed clock in approximate language and have students predict where the minute hand might be.
The decision to move the clock's minute hand forward was made in consultation with a board of sponsors that included 18 Nobel prize winners.
Stephen Young's sixth minute hand ball proved costly.
Yoshito fares best with more indeterminate characters, monklike figures whose precise, minute hand gestures seem to hold the secrets of the world.
And the minute hand on the wall clock is moving like sludge.
But from what Pryce and Davies tell us about the accuracy of Roberts' clocks, the minute hand was something of a flourish.
1 Meryl Streep was born 2 Starlings on the minute hand made Big Ben lose four and a half minutes 3 Seven-inch records first became available in the USA 4 George Owell's 1984 was published wordwise The word may sound familiar, but what does it mean?
Every year, the Science and Security Board of the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists analyzes international threats, particularly nuclear arsenals and climate change, and decides where the minute hand on the Doomsday Clock should rest.
The minute hand jerks forward on the clock that hangs above the restroom.
Early watches used the verge escapement, they didn't have a hair spring to regulate the balance and had only an hour hand, as they were not accurate enough to warrant a minute hand.