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Considered in comparison or relation to something else: an animal with a large brain relative to body size; the relative quiet of the suburbs.
a. A person related to another by heredity, adoption, or marriage.
b. A species or other taxon that shares a common ancestor, usually a relatively recent ancestor, with another: The jaguar is a relative of the lion.

rel′a·tive·ness n.
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Any ↑ RBC mass. See Relative polycythemia, Secondary polycythemia.
Polycythemia types
Relative RBC mass is above normal but not pathologic. See Relative polycythemia.
Secondary to various physiopathologic mechanisms, usually hypoxia or ↑ erythropoietin secretion
Neoplastic, ie polycythemia vera, see there  . ;.
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Q. how is dementia and alcoholism related

A. Alcohol can cause dementia through nutritional deficiencies (e.g. B1, or thiamine deficiency, causing Wernicke encephalopathy's_encephalopathy) and probably also through direct effect on the brain. It can also cause a rare neurological disorder called Marchiafava-Bignami disease that results from damage to the brain tissue in certain areas.

Further more alcohol may cause hepatic damage that can cause alteration in consciousness and dementia.

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Q. Have alcohol-related crashes decreased in other states when they lowered the limit? I have a doubt even after updating with the local news. Have alcohol-related crashes decreased in other states when they lowered the limit?

A. Wisconsin has seen nearly a two percent decrease in alcohol-related crashes and almost a fourteen percent decrease in alcohol-related fatalities a year after implementing a .08 law. Since South Dakota put .08 in effect in 2002, alcohol-related crashes have decreased by 2.1 percent from the average of the previous three years.

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However, prices of machinery and equipment have been falling relative to overall prices for decades, largely due to rising trade and sweeping technological improvements that led to the more efficient production of capital goods.
Relative performance feedback, or reviewing how an individual's performance compares to that of others, is a useful management tool that can motivate employee effort.
Among the items to be considered are: bull Hardship to the qualifying relative if they had to relocate overseas (to be with the applicant), or, in the alternative, remain in the US, (separated from the applicant).
NAMES of Nuneaton schoolboys who went on to lose their lives in the First World War are etched onto a special memorial - now a hunt is on to trace their relatives.
Addressing a news conference here at Multan Press Club on Thursday, he said that the workers would not use their right to vote if the relatives of big leaders were again obliged in granting provincial assembly tickets.
This paper is motivated by the fact that the real exchange rate variance decompositions employed by Engel and others (which are discussed in the next section) may underestimate the importance of changes in the relative price of non-traded goods for real exchange rate fluctuations.
Although relative clauses are complex clause structures, they emerge relatively early and due to this fact most psycholinguistic studies have explored the acquisition of these structures during the first years of child language development (see Costa et al.
genetic profiles based on sets of risk markers can potentially identify rare highrisk and low-risk subgroups with large relative differences in risk (that is, with odds ratios greater than 10).
"We will contact the relative and engage that person to help in resolving this problem including paying for the person's return ticket, among other things."

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