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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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The literature often cites the high cost of MTA being a major barrier to its use in clinical practice despite a widely held view that for procedures such as direct pulp capping, it is the material of choice (6, 13-17).
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.
The use of beta-tricalcium phosphate, white MTA, white Portland cement and calcium hydroxide for direct pulp capping of primary pig teeth.
The case report illustrates the use of Biodentine[TM] for direct pulp capping.
It was not the intention of the present study to criticize the endodontic pastes used in the treatment of the pulp of deciduous teeth, but rather to provide information on biocompatible materials that may be used as direct pulp capping methods.
Efficacy of EMD versus calcium hidroxide in direct pulp capping of primary molars a randomized controlled clinical trial.
When dental pulp is exposed, direct pulp capping is often performed; in this process, a compound such as calcium hydroxide is placed directly over the exposed pulp to preserve its vitality.
To accomplish this many treatment procedures have been proposed such as direct pulp capping, indirect pulp capping, partial pulpotomy, pulpotomy and pulpectomy.
The ideal material for direct pulp capping must be able to control infection, adhere to dentin to prevent microleakage, offer simple clinical management, and promote dentin bridge formation.
Efficacy of EMD ver sus calcium hidroxide in direct pulp capping of primary molars a randomized controlled clinical trial.