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2013-06-19 23:03:04

Entegrion, the life sciences product development company focused on improving the safety and availability of the world´s blood supply, announces management team changes and a clinical advisory board. The leadership will provide guidance as the company's biologic and medical device technologies move into advanced development; Entegrion has announced DOD contract awards over the past three years totaling more than $50 million for the development of resuscitation and coagulation...


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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