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2011-10-04 04:00:00

The Aravind Eye Care System, a global leader in eliminating avoidable blindness in developing nations today announces a clinical study partnership with Lumenis®, one of the world's largest medical laser companies and a global developer, manufacturer and seller of laser, light-based and radiofrequency devices for ophthalmic, aesthetic, and surgical applications. Santa Clara, California, USA (PRWEB) October 04, 2011 The Aravind Eye Care System, a global leader in eliminating avoidable...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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