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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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