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in politics, the more radically progressive wing in any legislative body or party. The designation apparently originated in the French National Assembly of 1789, where the radicals were seated to the left of the presiding officer.
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the supporters or advocates of varying degrees of social, political, or economic change, reform, or revolution designed to promote the greater freedom, power, welfare, or comfort of the common people
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The neutrophils are often left shifted with toxic granulation features, whereas the lymphocytes are a mixture of small to medium size atypical cells, with an irregular nuclear contour and cytoplasmic azurophilic granules.
After finishing T1, in order to start attacking leg (right) quickly, body weight falls on the supporting leg (left) again, resulting in left shift of centre of body weight, it shows slightly upward trend; during T2, T3 and T4, the attacking leg is in the air and the trunk goes on inclining left, with the curve of centre of body weight goes on to rise.
Day 1 leukograms indicated marked leucocytosis due to neutrophilia with a regenerative left shift; marked granulocytosis, and moderate lymphocytosis (Pless than 0.01) were also simultaneously observed on Day 1 after ureteral ligation.
The linear analysis of nuclei area identified two generations of nuclei with extreme right and the extreme left shift of modality.
Taken together, these results suggest at least two mechanisms involved in the blockage of Ito by R(+)-pulegone: direct channel modulation and left shift in the inactivation curve.
AMEX16 restricts the shift operations to a 2-bit left shift, and adopts the LDR (Load word) and STR (Store word) instructions associated with this addressing mode.
RotWord performs a one-byte circular left shift on input (e.g., [a, b, c, d]) which was taken from the rightmost input of the master key (Fig.
The mechanics of the last state transition (the left shift of [beta] vertices and nodes transitioning to state 1 in the lower branch) repeats itself a total of [beta] - 2 times, at which point the state is
Advocates of the pH-stat method argue that since hemoglobin's affinity for oxygen increases as temperature decreases the addition of C[o.sub.2] or decrease in ventilation (resulting in a respiratory acidosis) during this method will counter the left shift and therefore oxygen release at the tissues will be improved.
Laboratory findings were significant for an elevated white blood cell count with a left shift. Contrast-enhanced computed tomography (CT) examination of the neck and chest was subsequently performed.
The diagnostic value of the neutrophil left shift in predicting inflammatory and infectious diseases.