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descending

[di′sen·diŋ]
(anatomy)
Extending or directed downward or caudally, as the descending aorta.
(neuroscience)
In the nervous system, efferent; conducting impulses or progressing down the spinal cord or from central to peripheral.
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Anomalous coronaries are usually discovered incidentally and have an estimated incidence of 0.2-1.2% in the general population.1 Depending upon the origin, course, and termination of the anomalous vessel, these abnormalities may be responsible for angina pectoris, heart failure and sudden death.2 Normally the posteroinferior part of the interventricular septum is supplied by the posterior descending artery (PDA) whose variable origin is reflected by the concept of coronary dominance.
The leading clinker-producing states in December 2018 were, in descending order, Texas, California, Missouri, Florida and Alabama.
KEYWORDS Acute myocardial infarction; balloon angioplasty and stenting; collateral coronary flow; ECG lead misplacement; proximal occlusion left anterior descending coronary artery
Tower: We get the 'balloon' on the descending line.
"It does appear that the descent was beginning too early but also that the air traffic controller could have become aware of that and could have alerted the aircraft to the fact it was descending too quickly and into danger."
Muslims thank Allah the Creator by fasting this month because it is the month in which divine bliss was bestowed upon humanity namely the descending of the Holy Koran and the mission of Prophet Mohammed (PBUH).
It ascends retroperitoneally, dividing into ascending and descending branches.
Unless noted otherwise on the approach chart, you should be within 10 nm of the FAF and aligned on the final approach course before descending to the depicted altitude once cleared for a long, straight-in approach.
Summary: Around 10,000 university and college students are descending on London on Wednesday to show their anger at plans to triple tuition fees.
Death on the mountain: Leyla Esfandiari (photo), a microbiologist and an accomplished mountain climber, was killed last month descending a mountain in Pakistan.
All the evidence clearly showed that no record identified the petitioner's named ancestors as descending from a historical Indian tribe.
Flight 958 was also descending because TCAS warned it to descend.