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thin

1. the body state in which the animal's weight is below normal but the eyes are bright and the coat good and the animal is physiologically and clinically normal.
2. the state of tissue in which the volume of connective tissue is diminished and other tissues lacking in size.

thin tubules
renal tubules; includes thin ascending and thin descending tubules.

Patient discussion about thin

Q. does serratrol thin your blood?

A. i don't know about blood thinning but i do know that when i looked for information about it (i looked for an alternative medicine for my mother) i found out this review about it:
http://www.medicine.ox.ac.uk/bandolier/booth/alternat/serrapep.html

according to this after reviewing 34 researches done on serratrol - they found no evidence supporting the claim it helps.

Q. Why is it so hip to be thin and fit???? not everyone can be as thin and as fit as the society demands? was it always like that ? because i feel like if you are gaining a little extra pounds you are doomed !!! people condem you as a less better man in the good case .. in the worst case you won't have friends ....

A. i think that the in the biological way of thinking - people are attracted to what seems healthy, it has more chance of giving healthy child that will survive. in African cultures that food is scarce- being big considered to be healthy and attractive. in our culture- being over weight means unhealthy, but so is too skinny. so going back and forth with a few ponds is fine. but the two extreme situations are unattractive for most men.

Q. how do celebrities look so thin and beautiful? what is their secret?

A. and all sorts of liposuctions and esthetic surgery...

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