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2014-03-04 08:32:04

SAN DIEGO, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Absorption Systems, a global leader in preclinical contract testing of drugs, biologics, and medical devices, is pleased to announce that Dr. Glenwood Gum, Associate Director, Preclinical Operations, will present a talk at the 6(th) Ocular Diseases & Drug Discovery Conference on March 20(th) in San Diego. The title of his presentation is "Developing Predictive Preclinical Models for Novel Anterior Segment Drug Delivery." The conference,...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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