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Hand

A unit of length equivalent to four inches. It is used in the sale and use of horses.
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A total of 385 patients aged 40 years and older with symptomatic osteoarthritis (OA) in the dominant hand and less intense or no symptoms in the nondominant hand were randomized to receive diclofenac sodium gel or a placebo vehicle, 2 g to each hand, four times daily for 8 weeks.
Specific hypotheses were as follows: there would be a decrease in tapping speed with increasing participant age; males would demonstrate faster tapping speeds than females; and a higher average tapping speed would be obtained with the dominant hand.
A problem with this assumption is that although most functions performed with the dominant hand do involve a larger quantity of radioactivity, these activities usually are shielded.
In Andrea's experiment, the direction subjects curved would depend on their dominant hand. The curve's sharpness would depend on subjects' height.
Bryan Bilinski, director of Fieldsport (231/933-0767) and its chief instructor, stressed that although most men have their dominant hand and eye on the same side, many--if not most--women do not fare as well; they have their dominant eyes and hands on opposite sides.
Most everyone has a smart hand and a dumb hand -- a dominant hand and a non-dominant hand.
A method of putting features the golfer's dominant hand so that the golfer can improve control over putting speed and direction.
The Rangers chairman said recently that if Celtic put down a fiver he'd put down a tenner in order to maintain his club's dominant hand in the high stakes Old Firm poker game.
This is a setup for a right-hand belt, meaning the tools favored by the dominant hand (the one you hammer and write with) are set up on the right-hand side of the tool belt.
CTS usually affects the dominant hand and begins with pain and tingling or numbness.
Osteoarthritis of the hand has been suggested to be the result of "wear" and "tear." If so, osteoarthritis should develop more frequently in the dominant hand.
To ensure the slide travels completely rearward and therefore has the most spring tension to drive it back into battery, at the same time push forward on the grip with your dominant hand.