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  • n. Plural form of extremity.


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  • I have found, when I experience Reynauds, that the only way to bring circulation back to the extremities is to bring up my core temperature.

    Workers Compensation: A Fallacy « Colleen Anderson

  • Like stated above, keeping your core warm so blood circulates to your extremities is key.

    Anyone have any preferences when it comes to staying warm out in the woods?

  • I'm cold again ... extremities chilled, shivering despite the fairly heavy long-sleeved shirt.

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  • The union of the extremities is made by eversion of the edges, which are united not by their surface of section, but by their endothelial surfaces.

    Alexis Carrel - Nobel Lecture

  • The effect of stimulation upon the extremities, e.g. the upper extremities, is also very easily demonstrated.

    Robert Bárány - Nobel Lecture

  • Those are both good signs in terms of actually being able to make noise, verbalize a little bit maybe, also moving his extremities is a good sign as well.

    CNN Transcript Jan 4, 2006

  • But the Barbarians placed at the extremities were the weakest, especially those on the left, who had exhausted their quivers, and the troop of velites, which had at last come up against them, was cutting them up greatly.


  • The extremities were the first to feel its absence.

    The Greatest Survival Stories Ever Told

  • In the long bones, the extremities are the parts which form the articulations; they are generally somewhat enlarged; and consist of spongy cancellous tissue with a thin coating of compact substance.

    III. Syndesmology. Introduction

  • Deuteronomy 1: 44 It seems to be the range which rises abruptly from the plateau of et-Tih, south of Judea, running from a little south of west to north of east, and of which the extremities are the Jebel Araif en-Nakah westward and Jebel el-Mukrah eastward, and from which line the country continues mountainous all the way to Hebron.

    Smith's Bible Dictionary


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