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diet

in Scots practice
1 the date fixed by a court for hearing a case.
2 a single session of a court.

DIET. An assembly held by persons having authority to manage the public affairs of the nation. In Germany, such assemblies are known by this name:

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Hur and colleagues (3) studied the safety and surgical outcomes of starting EOF on the second postoperative day followed by a soft diet regimen on the third day in 35 patients undergoing curative surgical resection for distal gastric tumors and compared it with 31 patients receiving a conventional diet schedule as the control group.
MORBIDITY FOLLOWING TOTAL GLOSSECTOMY Patient Swallowing Speech 1 Normal diet Intelligible speech 2 Liquids Laryngectomy 3 Soft diet Laryngectomy 4 Normal diet Good speech 5 Thickened fluids Not assessed 6 Thickened fluids Not assessed 7 Soft diet Laryngectomy 8 Soft diet Good speech TABLE III.
revealed a reduced frequency and smaller size of type IIA fibers in the masseter of rats administered a soft diet than in those receiving a normal diet, but found no changes in the digastric muscle.
undernourishment, too much fat or not enough fibre, a soft diet or an overconsumption of prepared foods with little nutritional value).
To prevent this syndrome, Bowen advises a liquid or soft diet for two to three weeks after the operation.
Still others planned to share sample plates with patients on a soft diet so that they could see how good the pureed food really is.
The victim had to have surgery for a fractured jaw, and was on a soft diet for six weeks.
I will use common garden experiments involving two Midas species from Lake Apoyo and the species from Lake Nicaragua (which acted as a source for Lake Apoyo) subjecting the fish to hard and soft diet treatments, that are nutritionally identically and only differ in their hardness.
Owner was advised for daily dressing with Povidone iodine mouth wash and offer soft diet till the complete healing of wound.
Mr Hopton had to have a plate fitted in his jaw to fix one of the fractures and he was on soft diet for four to six weeks.
In view of the patient's mild symptoms, she agreed to conservative management with a soft diet.
When he was on a soft diet, he was given totally unsuitable food to eat, such as a full Sunday dinner and fish and chips.