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2007-03-24 21:00:23

FEW would consider themselves lucky to be bitten by a spider. But David Durrant certainly does. Doctors examining his painful bite wound discovered that he was suffering from a rare form of cancer. Now, after months of treatment, he has been given a clean bill of health. Mr Durrant told friends: 'My consultant said he knew I had been cursing the spider. 'But he said I should be thanking it because I had had cancer quite some time. Without the bite, the cancer might not have been...


Word of the Day
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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