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2007-08-13 09:16:00

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Albert Einstein Healthcare Network announced today that its weight loss surgery program, Einstein Bariatrics, has been named an American Society for Bariatric Surgery (ASBS) Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence. This national distinction recognizes Einstein Bariatrics' commitment to safety and long-term patient success by providing experienced and comprehensive weight loss surgery services. The rigorous criteria necessary to achieve the Center of...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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