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One of the two lateral margins or surfaces of a body, midway between the front and back.
[A.S. sīde]
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adjective Lateral, peripheral.
noun A lateral face or border.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.


An attachment to the front of a spectacle frame passing towards or over the ear for the purpose of holding the frame in position. Syn. temple. See spectacle frame markings; spectacles; library temple.
curl side The end of the side of a spectacle frame that lies along the greater part of the groove behind the ear. It contributes to the stability of the frame and it is particularly useful to children and to people engaged in sports. Syn. earpiece.
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann

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Q. Do they have any side effects? what are the benefit of drugs like Divalproex and Carbamazepine over lithium for acute mania patients? Do they have any side effects?

A. It’s a good drug for acute mania patients, but has not been found to be effective in patients with depression. Patients who did not not respond to lithium are benefitted by this. The side effects are weight gain and sedation, as well as multiple drug-drug interactions.

Q. Does it carry any side effects? I am pregnant and in my second trimester. I am having flu infections. I am prescribed with Sudafed. Does it carry any side effects?

A. sudafed is a symptomatical medication. and you can pass the flu without it. in it's instruction its recommended not to use it in pregnancy. so why use it? it's not like it's a life thretening situation and you can't survive without it. it's not worth the risk for the fetus if you ask me.

Q. my sides hurt sometimes it feels like someone is pulling on my nuts usually in morning

A. Your question is very interesting, but the answer depends on many other details such as how old are you? Do you have pain in any other place? Are there any changes on the skin? Do you have any other disease? Is the pain aggravated when you cough? etc.

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According to Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) there have been numerous recalls of side by side vehicles in the recent years.
Package graphics are personal as well, with brand photos taken during a two-day shoot in Side by Side CEO Carol Bramson's home.
"But I need not have worried because they were wonderful and referred me to Alzheimer's Society, and that's where I heard about Side by Side.
Side by Side is for children with special needs who are between the ages of three months and seven years.
Penny Amis, Chair of Side by Side, said: "We are delighted that a chance meeting with John and Sue has secured further long-term funding for our valuable community theatre group.
Measuring risks and benefits / To determine whether side by sides pose unreasonable risk, we consider how many accidents involving the vehicles have occurred, how severe those accidents are, and whether there are trends suggesting that the risk is increasing.
Not only will the Side by Side campaign be sending a talented team to take on the Giants, they will also be bringing a children assault course and an inflatable paint ball firing range for the whole family to enjoy.
Created wakes in behind of tubes in the heat exchangers or in the guiding rods in nuclear reactors, buildings, cooling towers and suspension bridges are the examples of the application of side by side cylinders.
WHEN Feeder star Grant Nicholas wrote Side By Side, he had no idea the song would become one of the most important compositions of the group's successful 16-year career.
9I HAVE been trying to find a two-slice toaster where the slices of bread sit side by side, not one behind the other.
Prof Heuer said: "At Cern, we have 97 different nationalities working together, side by side.
ANKARA, Dec 24, 2009 (TUR) -- Turkish President Abdullah Gul said that mosques, churches and synagogues had been co-existing side by side throughout Anatolian territories in full harmony.