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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.

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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 current situation of Betweenness, Straightness and Closeness in urban district of Tianjin was shown in Figure 1, Figure 2 and Figure 3.
Trophy Ridge offers four models of arrows but the Crush has the tightest straightness tolerance at plus/minus .
012" diameter wire, HEAT can achieve part straightness of 0.
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When combined with the bent needle detection option, the system maintains process integrity by minimizing the potential for product damage or scrap by automatically verifying the straightness of the needle.
The product is suited for applications long shaft lengths because of its ability to maintain straightness with reduced distortion; it is available in lengths up to 15 ft.
Tolerances (Surface Finish, Flatness, Straightness, Parallelism, Axial / Radial Runout)
Process control in the cold rolling mills ensures a high degree of straightness and flatness, high strength and wear resistance.
An extruded aluminum frame provides an attractive but precision appearance combined with 50 mm (2 inches) low-profile bed thickness, straightness, and smooth-safe outer surface with longitudinal T-slots for layout/arrangement flexibility.
An extruded aluminum frame provides attractive but precision appearance combined with 50 mm (2 inches) low profile overall bed thickness, straightness, smooth-safe outer surface and longitudinal T-slots for layout/arrangement flexibility and accessory mounting without welding.
Stepping up the scale, other primaries offer the same attributes as the basic primary, but add features to help with pattern straightness.