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direct

1. (of government, decisions, etc.) by or from the electorate rather than through representatives
2. Logic Maths (of a proof) progressing from the premises to the conclusion, rather than eliminating the possibility of the falsehood of the conclusion
3. Astronomy moving from west to east on the celestial sphere
4. 
a. of or relating to direct current
b. (of a secondary induced current) having the same direction as the primary current
5. Music
a. (of motion) in the same direction
b. (of an interval or chord) in root position; not inverted

Direct

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

When a planet is moving from west to east in the natural order of the zodiac, it is said to be moving direct. Direct is the antonym to retrograde, which is the apparent movement of a planet backward through the zodiac.

direct

A straight-line flight between two navigation aids, fixes, points, or any combination thereof. It is that portion of flight not flown on radials or courses of established airways. When used by pilots to describe off-airway routes, the points defining direct route segments become compulsory reporting points unless the aircraft is under radar contact. Also called direct flight.
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Direct pulp capping with mineral trioxide aggregate: an observational study.
All the studies showed that The BiodentineA gave clinical, radiological and histological outcomes similar to those observed during the direct pulp capping with MTA.
Therefore, in the present study we evaluated the potential of Gp-CT material with BMP-2 for direct pulp capping.
The information regarding carious lesion removal, direct pulp capping material and lining material under composite resin restoration in deep cavities was also collected.
Among the numerous applications in endodontic treatments, MTA has also been proposed in direct pulp capping. (2) The technique for performing this therapy in vital teeth has been fully described by Whiterspoon.
The use of beta-tricalcium phosphate, white MTA, white Portland cement and calcium hydroxide for direct pulp capping of primary pig teeth.
Clinically the pulp tissue was vital without any major bleeding, so that maintenance of tooth vitality by direct pulp capping was decided upon.
Nanohydroxyapatite used as a pulpotomy and direct pulp capping agent in primary teeth.
Olmez, "Clinical long-term evaluation of MTA as a direct pulp capping material in primary teeth," International Endodontic Journal, vol.
(1) Direct pulp capping is performed to protect the pulp tissue from bacterial agents and induce a local tissue response, thereby maintaining its vitality.
Considerations for the direct pulp capping procedure in primary teeth: a review of the literature.