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2014-01-23 12:29:59

Hundreds of thousands of fully characterized clinical specimen now available for research and product development needs MIAMI, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- BioCollections Worldwide, Inc. ("BCW") announced today the release of over 200,000 clinically characterized specimen available for research and development purposes. For over 13 years, BCW has been performing Blood Collection Protocols (BCPs) for infectious diseases and other clinical diagnostic markets. These protocols...


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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