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out on a limb

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one of the jointed appendages of an animal used for locomotion or grasping: arm

any of the main branches arising from the trunk or a bough of a tree

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(astronomy) the circumferential edge of the apparent disc of the sun or the moon or a planet

either of the two halves of a bow from handle to tip

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the graduated arc that is attached to an instrument for measuring angles

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any projection that is thought to resemble a human arm

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The descending limb of the T wave represents the transmural dispersion of repolarization and is considered to be a vulnerable period for electrical interruption.
Nevertheless, similar BAC values between men and women throughout all sessions would improve data interpretation, and future studies should attempt to make further dosage adjustments to minimize between-gender BAC differences along the ascending and descending limbs of the BAC curve.
Measurements were made along the ascending and descending limbs of the BAC curves and compared.
No differences were found between the races for stimulation or sedation on the descending limb, Dr.