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Synonyms for ache


ache for something or someone


  • long for
  • want
  • desire
  • hope for
  • dream of
  • pine
  • covet
  • wish for
  • yearn for
  • lust for
  • thirst for
  • hunger for
  • crave for
  • hanker for
  • itch for
  • set your heart on
  • eat your heart out over
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

Synonyms for ache

to have or cause a feeling of physical pain or discomfort

to experience or express compassion

to have a strong longing for

a sensation of physical discomfort occurring as the result of disease or injury

The American Heritage® Roget's Thesaurus. Copyright © 2013, 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Synonyms for ache

feel physical pain

have a desire for something or someone who is not present

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The results of the present study have demonstrated that the applied doses of diazinon could have affected the LPO and AChE level in fish.
In addition to the degree programs, ACHE has expanded its global education endeavors through an affiliation with the government of China's Guangzhou Civil Aviation College enabling students in this two-year program to get the best of skill training and knowledge in Aircraft Maintenance Engineering, Tourism and Flight Services, or Avionics Maintenance Engineering.
The measurement of AChE activities and the effect of substrates have been previously described (Ellman et al.,1961; Tham et al., 2009).
A mixture of chitosan gel immobilized and crosslinked with AChE enzyme by glutaraldehyde and DTNB was applied on the 1 x 30 cm strips paper by direct pipetting and spreading by painting brush and drying at 35[degrees]C for 15 min.
"If my aches get really bad, I've taken a paracetamol," she says.
By founding a higher education institution dedicated to graduate level health professions, the ACHE is becoming a center of research, education and service to health care providers throughout the region.
"Ache din is a journey and it depends who is speaking about it.
Meet Len from Bognor Regis, hesuffered from aches and pains in the legs and feet, plus swollen ankles ever since returning to England after living in Spain for 13 years and settling back into English life again.
Both acetylcholinesterase (AChE) and decreased acetylcholine (Ach) levels may play a role in the occurrence of AD, as it has been reported that abnormal AChE expression in the AD brain occurs in association with amyloid plaques and NFTs [8, 9].
Termination of neurotransmission in cholinergic nerves or neuromuscular junctions is done by an enzyme AChE. Mechanism of action is in cleaving of acetylcholine, neurotransmitter interacting with acetylcholine muscarinic receptor (mAChR) and nicotinic receptor (nAChR) [1, 2].
It could inhibit ATPase in synaptosomal membrane, which will cause the accumulation of neurotransmitter AChE, and then induce the toxic effect.
Background: The antagonistic actions of anticholinesterase drugs on non-depolarizing muscle relaxants are theoretically related to the activity of acetylcholinesterase (AChE) in the neuromuscular junction (NMJ).