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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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They chose a Therma-Tru fiberglass door with a surprisingly realistic-looking oak wood grain, The cost of the door and sidelight unit was $1,300.
SIDELIGHT has taken really well to the track in addition to relishing the step up in distance, and the March 2011 youngster can prove the pick of Chris Allsopp's three finalists in the PS750 Coral On TV Maiden Stayers Trophy over 575m at Romford tonight (9.24, live on Racing Post Greyhound TV).
The truth was no ball troubled him much, but one quirky sidelight about Bradman's stunning record is that he was bowled a remarkably high one-in-three (32.9 per cent) of his Test innings.
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For one shilling you had all the usual programme notes, a piece by a producer, an author or perhaps an academic, and an enlightening concise sidelight on the design of theatres with particular reference to the promised Rep.
A chilling sidelight: among evangelical respondents, a strapping 84 percent say Satan is behind opponents of religion in public life.
An inner 3-D light-absorbing baffle nearly eliminates interior reflection, and contoured rubber cups eliminate sidelight. Superior resolution provides contrast between game animals and woodland backgrounds.
His muscled black back, which leans to the right at a forty-five degree angle, is bathed in a sidelight that defines the cleft of his spine.
In addition to his analysis of Marot's poetry, Screech also illuminates a number of evangelical figures at the court of Francis I, and his sidelight reflections on Marguerite's piety and beliefs are very interesting.
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