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1. Acute
Terminating in a distinct but not protracted point, the converging edges separated by an angle less than 90.

2. Acute
Used to describe a short-term infection or disease which is characterized by dramatic onset and rapid recovery.

3. Acute toxicity
Adverse effects occurring within a short time of administration of a single dose of a chemical, or immediately following short or continuous exposure, or multiple doses over 24 hours or less.

4. Acute toxicity
Illness resulting from a single dose or exposure to a toxic substance. Compare chronic toxicity .

5. Acute tubular necrosis (ATN)
This is renal failure characterized by sudden drop in urinary output and the steady increase of serum urea nitrogen and creatinine levels. Common causes of ATN are hypotension, sepsis, burns, and eclampsia. The urine specific gravity is 1.010 or less (loss of ability to concentrate). In the recovery phase, high output failure (low specific gravity, large volume, and lack of ability to excrete nitrogen or potassium) is often the case.

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