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  • Acute necrotizing encephalitis

    acute necrotizing encephalitis acute necrotizing encephalitis n. An acute form of encephalitis, caused by herpes simplex virus and affecting the temporal lobes and the limbic system.

  • Granulocytopoiesis

    granulocytopoiesis gran·u·lo·cy·to·poi·e·sis (grān’yə-lō-sī’tə-poi-ē’sĭs) n. See granulopoiesis. gran’u·lo·cy’to·poi·et’ic (-ět’ĭk) adj.

  • For peanuts

    modifier For very little money; cheap: a new dress for peanuts

  • Polychromatic

    [pol-ee-kroh-mat-ik, -kruh-] /ˌpɒl i kroʊˈmæt ɪk, -krə-/ adjective 1. having or exhibiting a variety of colors. /ˌpɒlɪkrəʊˈmætɪk/ adjective 1. having various or changing colours 2. (of light or other electromagnetic radiation) containing radiation with more than one wavelength polychromatic pol·y·chro·mat·ic (pŏl’ē-krō-māt’ĭk) or pol·y·chro·mic (-krō’mĭk) or pol·y·chro·mous (-krō’məs) adj. Having or exhibiting many colors. polychromatic (pŏl’ē-krō-māt’ĭk)

  • Fames

    [feym] /feɪm/ noun 1. widespread reputation, especially of a favorable character; renown; public eminence: to seek fame as an opera singer. 2. common estimation or opinion generally held of a person or thing; reputation. verb (used with object), famed, faming. 3. Archaic. to have or spread the renown of; to make . /feɪm/ noun 1. […]

  • Cammies

    camouflage. cammies, a camouflage uniform; a camouflage garment or garments. Contemporary Examples Women in Combat: The Lengths to Which They Must Go to Maintain Femininity Lauren Ashburn January 24, 2013 ‘Slut, Bitch, Dyke’—Joan of Arc and the Modern Military Woman Mariette Kalinowski August 20, 2013

  • Knock them in the aisles

    Related Terms lay them in the aisles

  • Anodize

    to coat (a metal, especially magnesium or aluminum) with a protective film by chemical or electrolytic means. verb to coat (a metal, such as aluminium or magnesium) with a protective oxide film by electrolysis v. 1931, from anode + -ize. Related: Anodized; anodizing.

  • Morton

    Jelly Roll (Ferdinand Morton) 1885–1941, U.S. jazz pianist, composer, and band leader. Levi Parsons [lee-vahy pahr-suh nz] /ˈli vaɪ ˈpɑr sənz/ (Show IPA), 1824–1920, vice president of the U.S. 1889–93; governor of New York 1895–96. William Thomas Green, 1819–68, U.S. dentist: first to employ ether as an anesthetic. a town in central Illinois. a male […]

  • Caciocavallo-cheese

    noun Word Origin Usage Note

  • Patmore

    [pat-mawr, -mohr] /ˈpæt mɔr, -moʊr/ noun 1. Coventry (Kersey Dighton) [kov-uh n-tree kur-zee dahyt-n,, duhv-uh n‐] /ˈkɒv ən tri ˈkɜr zi ˈdaɪt n,, ˈdʌv ən‐/ (Show IPA), 1823–96, English poet and essayist. /ˈpætmɔː/ noun 1. Coventry (Kersey Dighton). 1823–96, English poet. His works, celebrating both conjugal and divine love, include The Angel in the House […]

  • Toilet-seat

    noun 1. a detachable, ringlike seat of wood or plastic hinged to the top of a toilet bowl.

  • Fare-beater

    [fair-bee-ter] /ˈfɛərˌbi tər/ noun 1. a person who illegally avoids paying a fare, as by entering a public bus through the exit door.

  • Myotatic reflex

    myotatic reflex n. Tonic contraction of the muscles in response to a stretching force, due to stimulation of muscle proprioceptors. Also called stretch reflex.

  • Sprent

    adjective, Archaic. 1. sprinkled.