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Morning Sickness Can Be Severe, Relatively Unknown
2013-02-26 21:12:32

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, made headlines recently when she was admitted to a UK hospital for extreme morning sickness associated with her pregnancy–a condition also known as hyperemesis gravidarum. Although Kate´s condition provided a wealth of material for headline and late-night comedy writers, hyperemesis is a very serious affliction, with many sufferers needing intravenous treatment to restore...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • 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.
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