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adjective Heterosexual; not gay.


Heterosexual, see there.


1. insufficient angulation of a joint or slope of a bone to give a horse a good conformation, e.g. straight hock, pastern, withers.
2. uncomplicated, e.g. a straight radiograph; one taken before the administration of contrast reagent so that any pre-existing opacities can be identified. Called also scout radiography.

distal straight tubule
last segment of the nephron loop.
proximal straight tubule
first segment of the nephron loop.

Patient discussion about straight

Q. how do i do blood test? and how do i read it straight and what conclusions can i get out of it?

A. In order to do a blood test you must get a referral from your doctor. You can conclude many things from a simple blood test- for instance, if you are suffering from anemia, an infection, high levels of fat ro cholesterol, sugar levels and more.

Q. How do i keep my fitness straight and steady? What are the most common methods for good and healthy body/fitness ?

A. stop using elevators :)
there are hundreds of types of sports. i think the best advise to you- find the one that doesn't do damage and you like doing. if you'll like it you won't quit so fast.

Q. My son is complaining about back pain. I also see that his back isn't straight. What can we do? My son is a adorable 8 years old. He is complaining about back pain, that bothers him after he walks a little. I also saw that his back isn't straight and looks like a S. is this deformity connected to his back pain?

A. The normal shape of the spine is very similar to the "S" shape as you can see here
But even if his back isn't deformated, he has back pain and you need to take care of that by going to your pediatrician.

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The teams had one hour to complete their task: to build a vehicle to transport liquid the farthest distance in the straightest path using only the items supplied in a paper bag.
The recipe is called Curlolene and if applied two or three times weekly will curl the straightest hair, if it is not cut too short.
In the end, the best leaders are those who can surround themselves with the best advice from both quarters, and synthesize it to find the wisest, straightest course the nation can sustain.
Rothwell's move to Marvel is raising many eyebrows within licensing circles, given his reputation for being among the straightest shooters in the business.
Following through logically, he asserts that "our gay and lesbian brothers and sisters" do "not choose their sexual orientation any more than the straightest among us.
Prizes will be awarded for closest to the pin, longest drive, straightest drive, longest putt made and hole-in-one contests.
Indeed, her straightest lines wobble and skip along the surface, sometimes razor thin, sometimes bumping the crests of the canvas weave.
For the range experiment, the ultrasonic sound machine was put a distance away thinking that only the straightest sound waves would be able to get into the bottle where the crickets were kept.
The straightest stocks are not on sporting rifles at all, hut on military rifles such as the Ml6.
But in Latin America's logistics chain, the shortest line is not necessarily the straightest.
obtaining the straightest draw possible/stripping method (hand, hoist and trunion, rotary table or rollover)--The stripping of the mold must be straight, or deep pockets and small areas will break.
Prizes were also awarded for the longest drive, straightest drive, shot closest to the pin .