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Abbreviation for resistance, airway.

airway resistance (Raw)

a measure of the impedance to airflow through the bronchopulmonary system. It is the reciprocal of airway conductance.


Drug slang
noun A regional term for crack cocaine.

Nutrition adjective
Not cooked, bloody.

Vox populi
adjective Unseasoned, inexperienced.


in its natural state; uncooked; unaltered.

raw data
see raw data.
raw fiber
see fiber2.

Patient discussion about raw

Q. Is raw vegan diet good for health? If not, why? Hi I am fond of raw vegan diet. Is raw vegan diet good for health? If not, why?

A. Undoubtedly raw vegan diet promises light weight and healthy bones. Interestingly, individuals’ consuming raw vegan diet has had a low bone mass. People who consumed raw vegan diet have a low body fat, lighter bones, higher levels of vitamin D and reduced levels of inflammatory makers. The underlying risk is that they are more prone to osteoporosis and osteopenia (severe bone loss).

Q. My friends guide me and say that it is not good to eat rice raw. I like eating raw rice a lot. I cannot stop eating. My friends guide me and say that it is not good to eat rice raw. They don’t have the reason to explain, when I ask. Can anyone explain?

A. See, Raw Rice eating is children’s habit. But it’s not unhealthy, at all. The rice swells in your stomach. If you eat in large amount, it may lead to discomfort. May be your stomach filled with raw rice had swollen and it may burst your stomach and it had happened to many. If you love so much better soak it in water, properly cook and have it. One thing is worth saying that, almost all raw food gives good nutrition and so the raw rice.

Q. How can I catch Salmonella? Yesterday I ate a mousse which was made from raw eggs. Could I have caught Salmonella?

A. Salmonella infections usually resolve in 5-7 days and often do not require treatment unless the patient becomes severely dehydrated or the infection spreads from the intestines. Persons with severe diarrhea may require rehydration, often with intravenous fluids (IV). Antibiotics are not usually necessary unless the infection spreads from the intestines.

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Most of our songs come off a little faster, a little rawer, a little more power, and stuff like that.
There are many things of great interest to the traveler who is looking for something different, something rawer and more adventurous than a typical holiday destination.
It's rawer, and not quite as weighty (they were a four piece), but stands on its own in the rock and roll category.
According to a posting on their official site by guitarist Paul Phillips, the first stage of recording has been completed and the new album's overall sound will be rawer.
Younger, rawer, cheaper and more cost-effective with some holdover experience (and the obligatory loans) - that's it in a nutshell.
The red-head beauty, from Malahide, North Dublin, tackles some of the rawer storylines in Love/Hate and has bedded main characters John Boy, Tommy andd d Fran - as well as countless punters.
The melodic stuff is big and bold but they can strut down a rawer rock path with the likes of Praise Be and the in-yer-face I Am The Miracle.
The Miami trio's scuzzy garage rock got even rawer, with the poppy melodies of songs like Island Avenue and Planet of the Dreamers half submerged by a wall of fuzzed-up noise.
But the danger with such hyperbole, of course, is that they're lining themselves up to be shot at by critics quick to build them up and knock them down, as for everyone who hails them as a visit to the rougher, rawer, bolshier end of Britpop there's another bemoaning they're over-reliance on attitude over actual songwriting substance.
If you have found yourself bottling your emotions up, feeling more defensive, even rawer than usual, and especially with those closest to you, this weekend marks a time of progression.
From heart-rending ballads such as Last Chance and Interrupt through to the highly charged Play What You Want and rawer tracks such as No One's Gonna Leave You, Toy Horses is testament to the fact that the force of word-of-mouth never gets it wrong.
The glam-rock era was a bit of an odd heyday, as the '60s sound started receding a bit, and the first, rebellious strands of what would eventually become punk rock began to surface, pushing rawer, often louder sounds - a small revolution encapsulated by Iggy Pop and the Stooges.