patterns


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Financial, Idioms, Encyclopedia.

patterns

the distribution of cases of disease, production maxima, population density or other measurable variable, in time or space. It may be random, or it may be in a pattern that is helpful in suggesting a diagnosis.

patterns generators
populations of neurons which generate a standard pattern of movements, e.g. respiratory basic rate and rhythm, rumination, mastication, eructation; they are not self-initiating but require stimulation from the brain or a sensory input.

Patient discussion about patterns

Q. What pattern of heredity does diabetes follow? I know that baldness comes from your mother's father. How does diabetes travel through generations?

A. Ninety percent of children who develop type 1 diabetes actually have no relative with the disease. But it’s an auto immune disease. That means that some people are in risk of getting diabetes type 1. Depends on the immune system they inherited. It’s not “recessive” or “dominant”, if your parent has type 1 – you have a 25% chance of getting the risk factor.

Q. Which would be the best diet pattern for a woman to have a flat stomach? I am worried about my weight. I have been constantly gaining weight for past few months and I have gained a large belly. I am just 19 years old. I would like to lose weight desperately and I am clueless on the diet pattern that I should be following. Could someone please help me out? Which would be the best diet pattern for a woman to have a flat stomach?

A. Hello. I think some of the previous posts are correct. In addition to increasing your physical activity, it's also very important to monitor how often you go to the bathroom to get rid fat causing waste inside of your stomach. You definitely need to drink lots of water and in order to allow for your body to naturally dispose of these harmful waste. You can find out more information on ways to start losing weight naturally here: http://getwellstaywell.wordpress.com

Q. Which would be the best diet pattern for a man to have a flat stomach?

A. I have found that if you eat a snack every 3 hours it will increase your metabolism and therefore help you lose weight

Chad Levin
www.EasyToInsureME.com

More discussions about patterns
References in classic literature ?
He thought I was asleep first, but I wasn't, and lay there for hours trying to decide whether that front pattern and the back pattern really did move together or separately.
On a pattern like this, by daylight, there is a lack of sequence, a defiance of law, that is a constant irritant to a normal mind.
The color is hideous enough, and unreliable enough, and infuriating enough, but the pattern is torturing.
If we had a pattern of the materials, for example, and with time, and a better light - "
said D'Artagnan, "this ought to be the knotty point of the whole thing; they want a pattern of each of the materials.
We shall be much obliged to you," said the impostors, and then they named the different colors and described the pattern of the pretended stuff.
William Bell's field she fled across it as if pursued by an army of white things, and arrived at the Barry kitchen door so out of breath that she could hardly gasp out her request for the apron pattern.
Nothing can be more hopeless than to attempt to explain this similarity of pattern in members of the same class, by utility or by the doctrine of final causes.
Nevertheless, it is conceivable that the general pattern of an organ might become so much obscured as to be finally lost, by the atrophy and ultimately by the complete abortion of certain parts, by the soldering together of other parts, and by the doubling or multiplication of others,--variations which we know to be within the limits of possibility.
Sophia, the pattern is ready in the drawer of that table behind you.
And the pattern as I chose myself, and bleached so beautiful, and I marked 'em so as nobody ever saw such marking,--they must cut the cloth to get it out, for it's a particular stitch.
Yes, I sent Luke directly they'd put the bailies in, and your aunt Pullet's been--and, oh dear, oh dear, she cries so and says your father's disgraced my family and made it the talk o' the country; and she'll buy the spotted cloths for herself, because she's never had so many as she wanted o' that pattern, and they sha'n't go to strangers, but she's got more checks a'ready nor she can do with.