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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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Craftsmen have achieved perfect union of art and precision in every Precious watch and all the mechanisms and decorative components have been created with immense care and minuteness.
Leigh Hunt praised his 'discriminating minuteness and variety of expression', considering he excelled 'at once in the habits and passions of the country' (45), while back in 1798 the Monthly Mirror had stated that Emery's 'countryman is faithfully sketched from nature, and his own experience and observation have no doubt assisted him in preparing the draught.
Gardner (1905:22), for example, points out that it was quite natural that the Greeks, with their strong tendency towards introducing simple mathematical relations, should have transferred to sculpture the remarkable care and minuteness with which they regulated the proportions of columns and other parts of their temples.
Before going in we walked up the street, turned down an alley, and then, again turning, passed in the rear of the building--Dupin, meanwhile, examining the whole neighborhood, as well as the house, with a minuteness of attention for which I could see no possible object.
The human I, as a finite act, exercises its minuteness (Nichtigheit) and fleetingness.
These things Persius despised perhaps for their minuteness.
In childhood I learned to experience the landscape, feel the immensity of its scale, touch the minuteness of its details.
The portrait shames its neighbour, the portrait of the marquise d'Orvilliers delineated, with his usual coarse, unvisionary veracity and unselective minuteness, by Jacques-Louis David.
Later, when making her toilet, she remarked that she found my self-contempt understandable, given the minuteness of my self-examinations.
The naked observation of facts must ever be essentially the same process, with due allowance for variation in the important elements of number, minuteness, and accuracy; and no observer so crude, as not to bring his facts into some connexion with each other, or with kindred parts of human knowledge.
In their very minuteness they reveal the comprehensiveness of rational control.