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2006-04-10 01:36:41

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's first NBA star, expelled from the national team for skipping the 2002 Asian Games, made an apologetic return on Monday as China seeks to reconcile with "problem stars" ahead of the Beijing Olympics. Wang Zhizhi, who paved the way for Chinese NBA players Yao Ming and Menk Barteer when he signed for the Dallas Mavericks in 2001, was welcomed back with open arms by the China Basketball Administration, the same body that expelled him. The three became known as...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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