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2013-06-27 23:37:52

Encouraging Other Providers to Offer Flexible Scheduling to Patients Houston, TX (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 Patients with diminished kidney function, who have progressed to End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD), must receive immediate medical attention or they will die. Fortunately there is a treatment that can help the body process waste and fluid when the kidneys no longer can. This medical treatment is called dialysis. Those needing dialysis may feel they are left with little choice and they will...


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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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