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Hunt

1. Henry, known as Orator Hunt. 1773--1835, British radical, who led the mass meeting that ended in the Peterloo Massacre (1819)
2. (William) Holman. 1827--1910, British painter; a founder of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood (1848)
3. James. 1947--93, British motor-racing driver: world champion 1976
4. (Henry Cecil) John, Baron. 1910--98, British army officer and mountaineer. He planned and led the expedition that first climbed Mount Everest (1953)
5. (James Henry) Leigh . 1784--1859, British poet and essayist: a founder of The Examiner (1808) in which he promoted the work of Keats and Shelley

hunt

[hənt]
(aerospace engineering)
Of an aircraft or rocket, to weave about its flight path, as if seeking a new direction or another angle of attack; specifically, to yaw back and forth.
Of a control surface, to rotate up and down or back and forth without being detected by the pilot.

hunt

i. Of an aircraft: To weave about its flight path, as if seeking a new direction or another angle of attack. Specifically, to yaw back and forth.
ii. Of a control surface: To rotate up and down or back and forth without being deflected by the pilot.
iii. Of a control system: To oscillate about a selected value.
iv. Of an indicator on a display: To swing back and forth or to oscillate, especially rather slowly.

hunt

To switch to a different telephone line if the first one is busy. A "hunt group" is a series of telephone lines identified as a group such that if one line is busy, the next available line is used (it "hunts" to the next line). Local telephone companies provide hunting for a relatively small monthly fee. PBXs provide this feature automatically to their station sets for outbound line access.
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Diagnosis of Ramsay Hunt syndrome is typically made clinically, but can be confirmed with direct fluorescent antibody (DFA) analysis, (10) polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing, (11) or viral culture of vesicular exudates.
Ramsay Hunt syndrome associated with brain stem enhancement.
Petrositis in Ramsay Hunt syndrome with multiple cranial neuropathies.
We diagnosed Ramsay Hunt syndrome in patients with peripheral facial palsy accompanied by eruption of the ear and/or sensory hearing loss.
The 47 patients followed up for more than 6 months after the onset of palsy comprised 28 patients with Bell's palsy and 19 patients with Ramsay Hunt syndrome.
Involvement of 4 cranial nerves is unusual for Ramsay Hunt syndrome.
A diagnosis of Ramsay Hunt Syndrome with grade V facial palsy was made.
DISCUSSION: Ramsay Hunt syndrome is the second most common cause of atraumatic peripheral facial paralysis.
Ramsay Hunt in patients with otalgia and cutaneous and mucosal lesions; the lesions led to a varicella zoster virus (human herpesvirus 3) infection of the geniculate ganglion.
Ramsay Hunt syndrome presenting as simple otitis externa.
VZV infection or reactivation involving the geniculate ganglion of CN VII within the temporal bone is the main pathophysiological mechanism of Ramsay Hunt Syndrome.