Business News Archive - January 06, 2006

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Swiss drug maker Roche Holding AG and Britain's GlaxoSmithKline Plc won U.S. approval for long-lasting intravenous use of their osteoporosis drug Boniva, the companies said on Friday.

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.