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adjective Referring to a racially mixed person.

noun A person who, for the purposes of equal opportunity monitoring, is of mixed ethnic background, meaning he or she is a mixture of White and/or Asian and/or Black, etc., regardless of where he or she was raised or educated.
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hearing loss of aging

Presbycusis Audiology The progressive loss of high pitch auditory discrimination seen in advanced age, affecting ±50% of those > age 75. See Hearing loss.
Hearing loss types
Conductive HL caused by damage to any mechanical components of the ear, eg accumulation of cerumen, disruption of tympanic membrane, fusion of one or more middle ear ossicles; conductive HLs may be amenable to surgery
Sensorineural HL due to a defect in the neural pathways, which may be at the level of the cochlea, auditory nerve, or in the cerebral cortex Etiology Infections–especially intrauterine, eg rubella, drug toxicity, eg aminoglycosides, and tumors, eg acoustic neuroma
Mixed HL due to a combination of mechanical and neural defects Etiology Down syndrome, cystic fibrosis, cerebral palsy
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Patient discussion about mixed

Q. How long between allergy medication can I give a child cold medication? I gave my boyfriend’s son allergy medication and he also has a cold I wanted to know when I can give him cold mediation for his cold. He is 5 years old.

A. This is a question for a professional. Some medication react with others, you should call a Doctor or a pharmacist and ask them. And ask them if it’s o.. to give a cold medicine to a 5 year old. If it’s not a bad cold- you can treat it the old fashion way, steams, chicken soup, a lot of tea.

Q. What medications are forbidden to take with alcohol? And why is that?

A. I think this web page will give you something to think about:
apparently there are more drugs you shouldn’t mix with alcohol then I could think of…

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* Acquisition financing for $900,000 for a three story, mixed use, non-elevatored building containing four Class A apartments and three commercial units located in Portchester, NY.
Another factor leading to the improved mixed paper market has been the investment in equipment in China.
To maximize the benchlife of mixed sand, several factors such as mixing time, batch size and 'fugitive amine' must be optimized and controlled.
In this scenario there is an entry hurdle to mixed media, a scale to achieve where it makes sense.
Engle added that the impetus to increase the supply of mixed paper is demand-driven, unlike with old newspapers (ONP) in the 1980s.
While some differences exist between models, core machines function by filling a chamber with mixed sand, sealing the chamber off (except for the passages between the blow head and tooling) and then pressurizing the chamber to "blow" the sand into the tooling.
Rubber mixing in internal mixers is very much a question of putting energy into the mixed material as efficiently as possible.
This figure shows the variation which exists among the bales of raw natural robber, along with the internally mixed masterbatches, the remills and the final batches.
Figure 11 shows the mixed materials, top and bottom views, at different total number of revolutions.
The mixing process will be highlighted, including an account of the mixing process from raw material acceptance to packaging of the mixed compound.
The company has mixed all of the most common elastomers in use today, such as rubber, silicones and urethane, as well as many advanced elastomers, such as fluoroelastomer and fluorosilicone.
On the other hand, Process Control points out that an accurately dispensed and homogeneously mixed blend could save you money on costly additives.