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(mikst) affecting various parts at once; showing two or more different characteristics.


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.

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


1. affecting various parts at the same time.
2. having two or more characteristics.
3. comprising several different ingredients.

mixed bacterial vaccine
an experimental preparation once investigated as a nonspecific immunostimulant in the treatment of different types of tumors in dogs. It contained Streptococcus pyogenes and Serratia marcescens.
mixed infection
infection with more than one agent at the same time.
mixed lymphocyte reaction
a test for histocompatibility between donor and recipient; lymphocytes from both are mixed in vitro and the responses quantitated by measuring the uptake of tritium-labeled thymidine (3H-TdR). In the usual assay one of the two populations which will serve as the target is blocked from undergoing blastogenesis by the drug mitomycin. The degree of incompatibility is reflected in the amount of cell division as measured by the uptake of 3H-TdR, incompatibility increasing the uptake of 3H-TdR.
mixed tumor
canine mammary tumors are often mixtures of epithelial, myoepithelial or connective tissues. Mixed tumors also occur in the dog in the thyroid, sweat and salivary glands.

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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The racial and ethnic diversity found among the parents in the three projects also articulates with other factors--family background and patterns, social class, gender, faith, age, etc--to produce a multidimensional set of experiences of mixing and mixedness.
They can pose their children's mixedness as enabling them to be cosmopolitan 'citizens of the world', and/or stress their children's organic inner potential and abilities, and/or believe that their children can choose their identity rather than have it imposed upon them.
4) The overall tenor of Mattoo's discussion suggests that "multi-cultural" signifies for her something nearer to the complex mixedness of hybridity than to the nostalgic attempt to recapture pre-diasporic traditions usually associated with "multiculturalism.
These specimens were then compression molded under vacuum to provide specimens for the characterization of electrical properties and for the characterization of their degree of mixedness using the WAXD technique.
The mixedness of identity is reflected in Frisbie senior's writing mostly as a crippling either/or tension (see his own diagnosis and Hall's comments in FO 224, 240), but in Johnny's text it takes on a lively quality of jostling pluralities, mixing the highly anecdotal and the literary, autobiography with intercalated tales from tradition and anecdotes about blackbirding to the Peru guano islands, all conceived as a string of "fairy tales" that are nonetheless true.
In referencing the tangled genealogies of blacks and whites decades and generations removed, these critics treated racial mixedness as an entity whose meaning is the same regardless of historical change, social context, or individual experience.
This research approaches mixedness as constructivist in that "ethnic mixedness," like notions of ethnic purity, is seen as a social and historical construction; indeed what is seen to constitute a "mixed" marriage varies greatly from one era and from one national context to another (Le Gall, in press).
Therefore, the laminar mixing flows serve to increase mixedness by increasing interfacial area through stretching and redistribution of the interface.
Several journalists alluded to his mixedness, citing both his black and Thai heritages.
Admittedly, existing scholarship on The Body Beautiful is quick to examine the feminist content and the significance of Madge's mastectomy, but the pressing subject of Ngozi's mixedness is either disregarded or conveniently (re)read as black culture.
The direct determination of the spatial distribution of the filler particles and the resulting quantitative measures of the degree of mixing should provide the wherewithal necessary to link the ultimate properties of a filled material to its state of mixedness achieved upon extrusion.
And we must establish mixedness, overlap, and crossover as the utterly normal things they are.