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unapportioned

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volutation

A rolling of a body; a wallowing. R. Sir T. Browne.

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osprey

  • noun large harmless hawk found worldwide that feeds on fish and builds a bulky nest often occupied for years
    fish eagle; fish hawk; sea eagle; Pandion haliaetus.

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mailshots

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thermostable

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mailshot

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unnerving

  • adjective satellite inspiring fear
    redoubtable; formidable.
    • the formidable prospect of major surgery
    • a tougher and more redoubtable adversary than the heel-clicking, jackbooted fanatic"- G.H.Johnston
    • something unnerving and prisonlike about high grey wall
  • verb disturb the composure of
    faze; unsettle; enervate; unnerve.

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adverseness

The quality or state of being adverse; opposition.

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nonviolent

  • adjective abstaining (on principle) from the use of violence
  • adjective satellite achieved without bloodshed
    unbloody.
    • an unbloody transfer of power

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disarming

  • noun act of reducing or depriving of arms
    disarmament.
    • the disarmament of the aggressor nations must be complete
  • verb remove offensive capability from
    demilitarise; disarm; demilitarize.

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laryngoscopy

The art of using the laryngoscope; investigations made with the laryngoscope.

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refreshingly

  • adverb in a manner that relieves fatigue and restores vitality
    refreshfully.
    • the air was refreshingly cool
  • adverb in a pleasantly novel manner
    • she was refreshingly free from shyness

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descendence

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disconcertingly

  • adverb in a disturbing or embarrassing manner
    • he drank some sherry, his eyes disconcertingly keen as he watched her

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fluorination

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yogic

  • adjective of or relating to yoga
    yogistic.
    • yogic exercises

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ophthalmoscope

  • noun medical instrument for examining the retina of the eye

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reimpose

  • verb impose anew
    • The fine was reimposed

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affectingly

  • adverb in a poignant or touching manner
    touchingly; poignantly.
    • she spoke poignantly

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ophthalmoscopy

  • noun examination of the interior of an eye using an ophthalmoscope

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cyanide

  • noun any of a class of organic compounds containing the cyano radical -CN
    nitrile; nitril.
  • noun an extremely poisonous salt of hydrocyanic acid

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laryngoscopic

Of or pertaining to the inspection of the larynx.

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turbocharged

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writeoff

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semi

  • noun one of the two competitions in the next to the last round of an elimination tournament
    semifinal.
  • noun a truck consisting of a tractor and trailer together
    trailer truck; tractor trailer; trucking rig; articulated lorry; rig.

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descendent

  • noun a person considered as descended from some ancestor or race
    descendant.
  • adjective satellite going or coming down
    descendant.

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abacus

  • noun a tablet placed horizontally on top of the capital of a column as an aid in supporting the architrave
  • noun a calculator that performs arithmetic functions by manually sliding counters on rods or in grooves

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comb

  • noun a flat device with narrow pointed teeth on one edge; disentangles or arranges hair
  • noun the fleshy red crest on the head of the domestic fowl and other gallinaceous birds
    cockscomb; coxcomb.

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budget

  • noun a sum of money allocated for a particular purpose
    • the laboratory runs on a budget of a million a year
  • noun a summary of intended expenditures along with proposals for how to meet them
    • the president submitted the annual budget to Congress

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deed

  • noun a legal document signed and sealed and delivered to effect a transfer of property and to show the legal right to possess it
    deed of conveyance; title.
    • he signed the deed
    • he kept the title to his car in the glove compartment
  • noun something that people do or cause to happen
    human activity; human action; act.

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pulsate

  • verb expand and contract rhythmically; beat rhythmically
    throb; pulse.
    • The baby's heart was pulsating again after the surgeon massaged it
  • verb move with or as if with a regular alternating motion
    beat; quiver.
    • the city pulsated with music and excitement

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dial

  • noun the face of a timepiece; graduated to show the hours
  • noun the control on a radio or television set that is used for tuning

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mailer

  • noun United States writer (born in 1923)
    Norman Mailer.
  • noun a person who mails something

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reimpose

  • verb impose anew
    • The fine was reimposed

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discharger

One who, or that which, discharges. Specifically, in electricity, an instrument for discharging a Leyden jar, or electrical battery, by making a connection between the two surfaces; a discharging rod.

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punctuate

  • verb insert punctuation marks into
    mark.
  • verb to stress, single out as important
    emphasise; accent; stress; accentuate; emphasize.
    • Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet

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descendance

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piercingly

  • adverb extremely and sharply
    bitter; bitingly; bitterly.
    • it was bitterly cold
    • bitter cold
  • adverb in a shrill voice
    shrilly.
    • she sang rather shrilly

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rollover

  • noun the act of changing the institution that invests your pension plan without incurring a tax penalty

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dial

  • noun the face of a timepiece; graduated to show the hours
  • noun the control on a radio or television set that is used for tuning

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infringer

One who infringes or violates; a violator. Strype.

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whittle

  • verb cut small bits or pare shavings from
    pare.
    • whittle a piece of wood
  • noun English aeronautical engineer who invented the jet aircraft engine (1907-1996)
    Sir Frank Whittle; Frank Whittle.

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ostension

(Eccl.) The showing of the sacrament on the altar in order that it may receive the adoration of the communicants.

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decouple

  • verb disconnect or separate
    uncouple.
    • uncouple the hounds
  • verb regard as unconnected
    dissociate.
    • you must dissociate these two events!
    • decouple our foreign policy from ideology

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rollover

  • noun the act of changing the institution that invests your pension plan without incurring a tax penalty

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objet

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diagonalization

  • noun changing a square matrix to diagonal form (with all non-zero elements on the principal diagonal)
    diagonalisation.
    • the diagonalization of a normal matrix by a unitary transformation

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satisfyingly

  • adverb in a gratifying manner
    gratifyingly.
    • the performance was at a gratifyingly high level

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isometry

  • noun the growth rates in different parts of a growing organism are the same
  • noun a one-to-one mapping of one metric space into another metric space that preserves the distances between each pair of points
    • the isometries of the cube

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unformatted

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presentability

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eschew

  • verb avoid and stay away from deliberately; stay clear of
    shun.

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immunofluorescence

  • noun (immunology) a technique that uses antibodies linked to a fluorescent dye in order to study antigens in a sample of tissue

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eschew

  • verb avoid and stay away from deliberately; stay clear of
    shun.

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mailing

  • noun mail sent by a sender at one time
    • the candidate sent out three large mailings
  • noun the transmission of a letter
    posting.
    • the postmark indicates the time of mailing

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vivos

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perceiver

  • noun a person who becomes aware (of things or events) through the senses
    percipient; observer; beholder.

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startlingly

  • adverb in a startling manner
    • a startlingly modern voice

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calque

  • noun an expression introduced into one language by translating it from another language
    loan translation; calque formation.
    • `superman' is a calque for the German `Ubermensch'

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uncharacteristically

  • adverb in uncharacteristic manner
    • he was uncharacteristically cool

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stent

  • noun a slender tube inserted inside a tubular body part (as a blood vessel) to provide support during and after surgical anastomosis

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engagingly

  • adverb in an engaging manner
    winsomely.
    • she played the role engagingly

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eschew

  • verb avoid and stay away from deliberately; stay clear of
    shun.

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gonioscopy

  • noun an examination of the front part of the eye to check the angle where the iris meets the cornea; it is used to distinguish between open-angle glaucoma and closed-angle glaucoma

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preclude

  • verb keep from happening or arising; make impossible
    forbid; prevent; foreclose; forestall.
    • My sense of tact forbids an honest answer
    • Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project
  • verb make impossible, especially beforehand
    close out; rule out.

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clitoral

  • adjective of or relating to the clitoris
    clitoric.

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brutally

  • adverb in a vicious manner
    savagely; viciously.
    • he was viciously attacked

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planimetry

The mensuration of plane surfaces; -- distinguished from stereometry, or the mensuration of volumes.

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dial

  • noun the face of a timepiece; graduated to show the hours
  • noun the control on a radio or television set that is used for tuning

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cholangiography

  • noun roentgenographic examination of the bile ducts after a contrast medium has been injected

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effect

  • noun a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
    result; consequence; upshot; outcome; issue; event.
    • the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise
    • his decision had depressing consequences for business
    • he acted very wise after the event
  • noun an outward appearance
    impression.
    • he made a good impression
    • I wanted to create an impression of success
    • she retained that bold effect in her reproductions of the original painting

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isometry

  • noun the growth rates in different parts of a growing organism are the same
  • noun a one-to-one mapping of one metric space into another metric space that preserves the distances between each pair of points
    • the isometries of the cube

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hemolysin

  • noun any substance that can cause lysis (destruction) of erythrocytes (red blood cells) and the release of their hemoglobin
    erythrolysin; haemolysin; erythrocytolysin.

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nonexempt

  • adjective (of goods or funds) subject to taxation
    taxable.
    • taxable income
    • nonexempt property
  • adjective (of persons) not exempt from an obligation or liability

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conglutination

  • noun healing process involving the growing together of the edges of a wound or the growing together of broken bones
    union.
  • noun the union of diverse things into one body or form or group; the growing together of parts
    coalescence; concretion; coalition; coalescency.

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disallow

  • verb command against
    prohibit; forbid; proscribe; veto; nix; interdict.
    • I forbid you to call me late at night
    • Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store
    • Dad nixed our plans

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anodal

  • adjective of or at or relating to an anode
    anodic.

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oppugnancy

The act of oppugning; opposition; resistance. Shak.

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stunningly

  • adverb in a spectacular manner
    spectacularly.
    • the area was spectacularly scenic

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descendent

  • noun a person considered as descended from some ancestor or race
    descendant.
  • adjective satellite going or coming down
    descendant.

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marketer

  • noun someone who promotes or exchanges goods or services for money
    trafficker; vender; vendor; seller.

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unconfused

  • adjective satellite not perplexed by conflicting situations or statements
    unbaffled.

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controversion

Act of controverting; controversy. Obs. Hooker.

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eschew

  • verb avoid and stay away from deliberately; stay clear of
    shun.

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moxibustion

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skip

  • noun a gait in which steps and hops alternate
  • noun a mistake resulting from neglect
    omission.

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devastating

  • adjective satellite making light of
    withering; annihilating.
    • afire with annihilating invective
    • a devastating portrait of human folly
    • to compliments inflated I've a withering reply"- W.S.Gilbert
  • verb cause extensive destruction or ruin utterly
    desolate; devastate; scourge; lay waste to; ravage; waste.
    • The enemy lay waste to the countryside after the invasion

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coomb

A dry measure of four bushels, or half a quarter. Written also comb.

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thermally

  • adverb by means of heat or with respect to thermal properties

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vasoconstrictive

  • noun any agent that causes a narrowing of an opening of a blood vessel: cold or stress or nicotine or epinephrine or norepinephrine or angiotensin or vasopressin or certain drugs; maintains or increases blood pressure
    vasoconstrictor; pressor.

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unmediated

  • adjective satellite having no intervening persons, agents, conditions
    direct.
    • in direct sunlight
    • in direct contact with the voters
    • direct exposure to the disease
    • a direct link
    • the direct cause of the accident
    • direct vote

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hyperbilirubinemia

  • noun abnormally high amounts of bile pigment (bilirubin) in the blood

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shockingly

  • adverb extremely
    • teachers were shockingly underpaid
  • adverb so as to shock the feelings

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electrization

The act of electrizing; electrification.

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evade

  • verb avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)
    dodge; fudge; sidestep; parry; elude; skirt; duck; hedge; circumvent; put off.
    • He dodged the issue
    • she skirted the problem
    • They tend to evade their responsibilities
    • he evaded the questions skillfully
  • verb escape, either physically or mentally
    elude; bilk.
    • The thief eluded the police
    • This difficult idea seems to evade her
    • The event evades explanation

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spasmolytic

  • noun a drug used to relieve or prevent spasms (especially of the smooth muscles)
    antispasmodic; antispasmodic agent.

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avoid

  • verb stay clear from; keep away from; keep out of the way of someone or something
    • Her former friends now avoid her
  • verb prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening
    stave off; avert; debar; deflect; obviate; head off; forefend; fend off; ward off; forfend.
    • Let's avoid a confrontation
    • head off a confrontation
    • avert a strike

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inoculability

The qual ity or state of being inoculable.

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disobey

  • verb refuse to go along with; refuse to follow; be disobedient
    • He disobeyed his supervisor and was fired

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visualisation

  • noun a mental image that is similar to a visual perception
    visualization; visual image.

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proscribe

  • verb command against
    prohibit; forbid; disallow; veto; nix; interdict.
    • I forbid you to call me late at night
    • Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store
    • Dad nixed our plans

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grilling

  • noun cooking by direct exposure to radiant heat (as over a fire or under a grill)
    broil; broiling.
  • verb cook over a grill
    grill.
    • grill the sausages

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reassume

To assume again or anew; to resume. -- Re`as*sump"tion n.

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virucidal

  • adjective tending to destroy viruses
    viricidal.

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breathtaking

  • adjective satellite tending to cause suspension of regular breathing
    breathless.
    • a breathless flight
    • breathtaking adventure

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marketer

  • noun someone who promotes or exchanges goods or services for money
    trafficker; vender; vendor; seller.

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exert

  • verb put to use
    exercise.
    • exert one's power or influence
  • verb have and exercise
    maintain; wield.
    • wield power and authority

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debit

  • noun an accounting entry acknowledging sums that are owing
    debit entry.
  • verb enter as debit

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pronominal

  • noun a phrase that functions as a pronoun
    pronominal phrase.
  • adjective relating to pronouns
    • pronominal reference

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infringe

  • verb go against, as of rules and laws
    run afoul; conflict; contravene.
    • He ran afoul of the law
    • This behavior conflicts with our rules
  • verb advance beyond the usual limit
    impinge; encroach.

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preclude

  • verb keep from happening or arising; make impossible
    forbid; prevent; foreclose; forestall.
    • My sense of tact forbids an honest answer
    • Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project
  • verb make impossible, especially beforehand
    close out; rule out.

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lymphography

  • noun roentgenographic examination of lymph nodes and lymph vessels after injection of a radiopaque contrast medium; produces a lymphangiogram
    lymphangiography.

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disturbingly

  • adverb in a disturbing manner
    • the details of the kidnaper's letter had sounded disturbingly convincing

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thrombin

  • noun an enzyme that acts on fibrinogen in blood causing it to clot

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