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v. passed, passing, passes
Medicine To be discharged from a bodily part: The patient had a lot of pain when the kidney stone passed.
1. Medicine To discharge (a waste product, for example) from a bodily part.
2. Medicine To introduce (an instrument) into a bodily cavity.

pass′er n.


(pas) [Fr. passer, fr L. passare, to step, pace]
To release or discharge matter from the body, e.g., feces, urine, or a kidney stone.

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Q. How flu is passing? I have too small children, and in the class of the older one there’s an outbreak of flu with many sick children. The last time my little son had the flu was like a hell for him, and I really won’t to prevent it. What can I do?

A. The virus (the creature that cause flu is spread in secretions from the nose, mouth etc, and children may be infective even days before they actually have visible disease.
However, simple measures, such as covering the nose and mouth while sneezing or coughing and washing hands thoroughly may minimize the transmission of the flu from child to child.

Q. Can hepatitis pass from mother to her baby? I got hepatitis B when I was given blood in a hospital somewhere in the far east. I’m now pregnant with a baby boy, and I’m a bit worried- Will he also get HBV? I heard that mothers wit HBV must undergo cesarean section instead of regular birth- Is that right? I must add that my liver is fine and I don’t have any active disease at the moment, and so far the pregnancy is OK without any problems. I heard a lot about the importance of breast feeding, and really want to breastfeed him after he’ll be born. Will that be possible?

A. can.but the chance of in utero transmission is oniy 2%.more often it occures at the time of birth.

Q. My child, who has dypraxia, passed both TOVA & BRC. Help, I don't want to put him on ritalin but feel pres Since age 4 my child has received OT, ST and Physiotherpy. He is now 81/2 and has difficulties at school. Last year, after years of therapy, we went to a private Neuro Developmental Physiotherapist and she diagnosed him with Dyspraxia. I thought that my son was good at sport, but when she asked him to do the simplest of task like stand on one leg, or walk one foot infront of the other, he had great difficulty. He has diffculty processing information or thoughts and turning them into actions. This is especially evident in copying from the blackboard. His handwriting is extremely poor, even after many years, at much expence, of intense OT. His attention span is very poor, he daydreams and shuts down in class. The slightest noise, knock on the door, ticking clock etc wil break his concentration. He has passed both TOVA and BRC test, yet I am still under pressure from the school to put him on ritalin. I feel his concentration & attention problems are due to his Dyspraxia. Help

A. ritalin is not a sedative,it acts as a sedative in hyperative people.--methylphenidate is the same as ritalin but is cheeper. i know you are a good parent but sometimes you have to listen to the dr an therapist that work with these kinds of disorders.think about how this effects your child now--later on in life it might cause him to not go to college or get a job,not to say anything about his pears at school. there are a lot of other proplems with this disorder.

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Gone are the days when people would pass the time of day while waiting for the number 52 or would leave their front doors open for neighbours and friends to pop round to say hello.
But that's supposed to be a joke to pass the time of day, not the real thing.
"William Inge's characters are so well-rounded and believable that you feel you can sit down in Grace's Diner and enjoy a cup of coffee and pass the time of day without having to rush off somewhere," Scheeland said.
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Justin Greenwood, 46, said: "I knew them to say hello in the street and pass the time of day. He was a nice old guy, she was a nice lady.
Silence, golden silence How I love your soft sweet tune Only the sound of silence On this sunny afternoon Not many have the time to stop Just for a little while To take in the gifts of God Just sitting on a stile All they wish to do Is go hurrying on their way Not even have the time to stop To pass the time of day Hurry, hurry, is man's modern way No wonder things they do Very soon go wrong Man used to walk more slowly Slowly on his way Find a precious moment For a kindly word to say Could make a lonely person A happy, happy day.
I am in my 90s now and know I am one of the lucky ones as I can still get out and sit at a bus stop where some kind person will always pass the time of day, but there are many living alone who never see or speak to anyone all day.
She is not at all tuneful and doesn't whistle to attract attention, but seems to do it just to pass the time of day.
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We meet a man who is sitting on a bench enjoying the sunshine and stop to pass the time of day.
Some of the older members of the family took a brief nap, stretched out next to the sofreh after lunch, then whisked out playing cards to pass the time of day. My cousins and I set up our own games, playing alakdolak with twigs and sticks, or we rolled dice, or played some other game of luck.
The local people were very welcoming, and we had a chat with one villager who was more than happy to pass the time of day with us, it was just a pity we had to come away from such a quiet and relaxed place, but Radford is still home to us.