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shift

 [shift]
a change or deviation.
antigenic shift a sudden, major change in the antigenicity of a virus, seen especially in influenza viruses, resulting from the recombination of the genomes of two different strains; it is associated with pandemics because hosts do not have immunity to the new strain. See also antigenic drift.
chloride shift the exchange of chloride and carbonate between the plasma and the erythrocytes that takes place when the blood gives up oxygen and receives carbon dioxide. It serves to maintain ionic equilibrium between the cell and surrounding fluid.
mediastinal shift a shifting to one side of the tissues and organs of the mediastinum; see also mediastinal shift.
shift to the left
1. a change in the blood picture, with a preponderance of young neutrophils.
2. an increased oxygen affinity of hemoglobin.
shift to the right
1. a preponderance of older neutrophils in the blood picture.
2. a decreased oxygen affinity of hemoglobin.
weight shift
1. the frequent movement of a paralyzed or partially paralyzed patient to redistribute the patient's weight and prevent impairment of circulation, which leads to pressure sores. One variation is the wheelchair pressure release.
2. relocation of a patient's center of mass in order to allow movement; see also gait.

shift to the right

1. in a differential count of white blood cells in the peripheral blood, the absence of young and immature forms; Synonym(s): deviation to the right
2.

shift to the right

(shift rīt)
1. In a differential count of white blood cells in the peripheral blood, the absence of young and immature forms.

shift to the right

(shift rīt)
In a differential count of leukocytes in peripheral blood, absence of young and immature forms.
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Mark Oaten, Liberal Democrat home affairs spokesman said: 'This is the most obscene remark made by a senior politician in recent years and signals a shift to the right of terrifying proportions.'
SANTIAGO: Billionaire Sebastian Pinera was elected Chile s president on Sunday in a political shift to the right after 20 years of leftist rule and will try to build on policies that made the economy Latin America s most stable.
Israel Beitenu, led by Avigdor Lieberman, the Israeli foreign minister, grew to be Israel's third largest political party in the February election, reflecting a shift to the right by the Israeli public.
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The speech also contains a message for his own party, with Mr Bourne warning against a shift to the right and insisting that winning seats in Wales was essential to victory at the next general election.
Wanda Nowicka with the Federation for Women and Family Planning in Warsaw, told the Village Voice that she sees America's shift to the right as a sign of things getting worse for families around the world.
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