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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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Sideburns, of course, would have been all the rage.
Invited to speak at one of our training sessions, Corona arrived at the main offices in his usual casual clothes, silver hair with his ever-present sideburns, and a confidence that conveyed an attitude of respect for other people, as well as for himself.
Moving into personal and oral care, new additions included a re-engineered Norelco Advantage Shaving System with improved Lift & Cut technology, enhanced ergonomic body design and a new hanging strap for easier storage in the shower; and a Beard and Moustache Trimmer with the AcuControl System, equipped with a flexible guide comb that trims beards, moustaches and sideburns. Another addition was the Free-Style Series, a colorful collection of three translucent Micro-Action Shavers and one Beard and Moustache Trimmer, also with the AcuControl System.
At 68, Freeman has a slight stoop, deep lines hooked over his gray mustache, and glow-in-the-dark white sideburns, But he still burns with the passion for renewable energy that he developed in the mid-70s as a federal official trying to cope with the OPEC oil shocks.
If someone would have told me in 1970 that 20 years later, men would put goop in their hair and whack off their sideburns and wear pink suspenders, I would have believed they had stolen I believe our field is now some, thing like 60 percent female, 35 percent male and 5 percent don't know.
I had to point out that the rhinestone suits, which he wore off stage as well as on stage, the massive hair and sideburns and the huge dark glasses were not necessarily helping him" - Sir Tom Jones (pictured).
In this latest edition of his high-octane series, Guy is likely to have an especially big grin lodged between his sideburns, as he attempts to break the world speed record for a hovercraft - which means staying above 86mph over a kilometre.
I've liked him since I was 10 years old and I wear the sideburns, 70s wigs and costume." Before the adults took to the stage, nine-year-old Birmingham schoolboy Andrejus Rascinskis and other youngsters performed in the U14s Elvis competition.
HE managed to make mutton chops sideburns looks sexy as Wolverine in X Men.
SIR BRADLEY WIGGINS goes back to the fuchsia today in search of an historic pink jersey - without his trademark sideburns.
HAIRY Z The huge sideburns were Peter's trademark on the Onedin Line
WELCOME: The cyclists in the Tour of Britain race past Huyton Parish Church on Blue Bell Lane, Huyton; and, inset, right, Steve Gowland and George MacKenzie with their Wiggo sideburns Main picture: ANDREW TEEBAY STAR OF THE SHOW: Team Sky''s Bradley Wiggins rolls across the finish line MANX MISSILE: Leigh Howard manages to hold off Team Sky''s Mark Cavendish