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2015-04-14 23:09:00

Misty Artesian Water is launching a fund raising campaign in order to take their unique breast cancer awareness product to market to help in the fight against this deadly disease. (PRWEB)

2015-04-14 23:08:31

The full 2014 data set of the prescription benefit offerings of commercial health plans in the United States is now available to the public in the demo of Atlantic Information Services’s robust

2015-04-14 23:07:11

National mobile dental repair franchise, assists dentists and dental professionals in expanding business opportunities with new revenue streams Davie. Fla.

2015-04-14 23:06:17

Northside Forsyth Hospital Virtually Connects to UCH NICU in Macedonia to Help Combat Area’s Increasing Infant Mortality Rates Waycross, GA (PRWEB) April 14,

2015-04-14 23:06:02

Goettl sponsors SARRC’s 17th Annual Community Breakfast at Arizona Biltmore. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) April 14, 2015 In honor of Autism Awareness Month,

2015-04-14 23:05:04

The Palomar Lux 1540 is the only FDA-approved laser to treat stretch marks Newburgh, New York (PRWEB) April 14, 2015 Dr. Ran Y.

2015-04-14 23:04:47

Company Leadership Team Reaches Next Milestone with Publication of The Mindful Diet: How to Transform Your Relationship with Food for Lasting Weight Loss and Vibrant Health Vero

2015-04-14 23:04:34

The Calming Room provides children with a safe, enjoyable place and each piece of equipment at STAR Center is specifically selected to provide vestibular, proprioceptive and other sensory inputs

2015-04-14 23:04:06

Chiropractic care and proper conditioning reduces chance of injury, according to Georgia Chiropractic Association members. TUCKER, Ga.

2015-04-14 23:02:52

Backs in Action Wellness Center now treats effects of concussions, such as whiplash and headaches, at their Vancouver clinic.


Latest Health Reference Libraries

Chinese cinnamon
2014-02-10 07:07:51

Cinnamomum cassia is an evergreen tree species. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Chinese cassia or Chinese cinnamon. C. cassia is a member of the family Lauraceae. It is indigenous to southern China; however the plant is widely cultivated for its aromatic bark that is turned into the common spice “cinnamon”. The plant is nurtured and grown most abundant in Asia, specifically in India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam. Cinnamomum cassia plants...

Indonesian Cinnamon, Cinnamomum burmannii
2014-02-07 09:31:00

Cinnamomum burmannii is a flowering tree species. The plant may also be commonly referred to as Indonesian Cinnamon, Padang Cassia or Korintje. C. burmannii belongs to the Lauraceae family. The plant is most commonly known for its spice; the household spice cinnamon is made from the tree’s bark. The species is found growing naturally in Southeast Asia and Indonesia, specifically in the West Sumatra and Western Jambi provinces. It prefers tropical climates, requiring wet environments....

Marfan's Syndrome
2013-07-19 15:22:33

Marfan's syndrome is a genetic disorder of the connective tissue that causes excessively tall stature and long extremities. It is carried by the gene FBN1, which encodes the connective protein fibrillin-1, and is a dominant trait. The human genetic makeup contains a pair of FBN1 genes, so because of its dominance, inheriting one affected FBN1 gene from either parent will result in Marfan's syndrome. It effects both males and females, and has no ethnic bias. It was named after Antoine Marfan,...

Cystic Fibrosis
2013-07-19 15:03:45

Cystic fibrosis, also called mucoviscidosis, is an autosomal recessive genetic disorder of the viscous secretions in the body. In turn, it effects the lungs, pancreas, liver, and intestines, as well as all other exocrine glands in the body. The most common genetic mutation that causes CF is a deletion of three nucleotides that results in a loss of phenylalanine, an amino acid at the 508th position on the protein. It should be noted, however, that there are over a thousand other mutations that...

Schistosoma mansoni
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Schistosoma mansoni is a species of parasitic worm, classified within the Platyhelminthes phylum, which affects an estimated 83.31 million throughout the world. This species is the most populous of all members of its genus, occurring in fifty-four countries including areas like Africa, the Middle East, South America, and the Caribbean. This species causes intestinal schistosomiasis in humans. The mapped genome of Schistosoma mansoni and S. japonicum were published in 2009. The associated...

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cespitose
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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