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Word: acute

Definition: (of the senses) sharp; quickly perceptive; keen; penetrating; brief and severe; Ex. acute sense of smell/analysis/pain


Sentences Containing 'acute'

A, E, O and U may be accompanied by circumflex or acute accents.
Acute biphenotypic leukaemia is a form of leukaemia where the lineage is of both lymphoid and myeloid origin.
Acute food shortages made her intense physical training extremely tough.
Acute glomerulonephritis resulted in about 84,000 deaths in 2010 down from 135,000 in 1990.
Acute hospital partners include: Fire service co-responders.
Acute proliferative glomerulonephritis can be a complication of streptococcal pharyngitis (strep throat) and impetigo.
Acute proliferative glomerulonephritis is a disorder of the glomeruli (glomerulonephritis), or small blood vessels in the kidneys.
Acute toxicity studies are designed to identify potential hazards from acute exposures.
Acute tubular obstruction by cast. Causes.
Acute urinary retention is a medical emergency and requires prompt treatment.
Adenoviruses account for about 10% of acute respiratory infections in children.
Aikawa died of acute gall bladder inflammation in 1967.
An acute sickle-cell crisis is often precipitated by infection.
and M. de Boville retired with this exclamation, after expressing acute sympathy with the father.
anti-Fy3 may cause acute or delayed hemolytic transfusion reactions (HTRs), but only rarely.
Because of a high immunogenicity of polyclonal antibodies, almost all patients have an acute reaction to the treatment.
During the 2003 SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) crisis, Lastman did an interview on CNN.
For acute urinary retention, treatment requires urgent placement of a urinary catheter.
Furunculosis is classified into four categories based on severity: acute, subacute, chronic, or latent.
Haemolytic crises are acute accelerated drops in haemoglobin level.
He died in 2013 of acute cardiac failure.
However, she points out that it "reminds us of Hemingway's writing at its most touching, acute and beautiful best".
I feigned a criminal process, and employed all the most acute bloodhounds and skilful agents in search of her.
In January 2008, Charlie is revealed to have an acute form of leukaemia.
In patients with acute gastritis and acute gastric mucosal lesions, an overall amelioration rate of 82.9% has been observed with troxipide.
In young males, the most common cause of urinary retention is infection of the prostate ("acute prostatitis").
It has an acute apex and its base is gradually attenuate and amplexicaul.
It is used for the management of gastric ulcers, and amelioration of gastric mucosal lesions in acute gastritis and acute exacerbation of chronic gastritis.
It was like an acute pain which gnawed at his heart, and then thrilled through his whole body.
It was not, therefore, very surprising that the acute and forcible observations of a traveler they knew would be listened to should be received testily.
Its hearing is neither particularly acute nor poor.
Khalil takes a taxi ride to the hospital to have himself examined as he had acute abdominal pain.
OSM can regulate the expression of acute phase proteins.
Possible complications of acute proliferative glomerulonephritis include renal failure and hypertensive encephalopathy.
RT-PCR confirmed a down regulation of miR-92a in patients of acute myeloid leukaemia and acute lymphoblastic leukaemia.
Sustained release formulations should be avoided in acute settings.
The aperture is oval. The posterior angle is acute.
The definition of pain has broadened to include chronic symptoms in addition to acute symptoms.
The exact numbers of individuals with acute prostatitis is unknown, because many do not seek treatment.
The hospital contains 22 acute care beds and 1 labor and delivery suite.
The process starts by bending the edge to an acute angle.
The scarcity of water was acute at that time and was left to the mercy of the monsoon rains.
The sudden closure of the border caused acute disruption for communities on both sides.
There has been no large-scale tourism and no acute environmental pressures.
These syndromes result after acute and chronic exposure to OP pesticides.
They stated that "Acute intoxication could result from a single ingestion" of liver.
This can be a life-saving measure in an acute attack.
This caused an acute shortage of farmland and a sharp fall in standards of living.
Unlike at Macclesfield, the acute and infirmary blocks were united, but still bore a similar form.
Worldwide, both BPH and acute prostatitis have been found in males of all races and ethnic backgrounds.

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