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2011-05-31 15:22:19

In a nationwide study, researchers at the Centre for Primary Health Care Research in Malmö, Sweden, have mapped the significance of hereditary factors in venous thromboembolism. Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is the third most common type of cardiovascular disease after coronary heart disease and stroke. Researchers at the Centre for Primary Health Care Research in Malmö have mapped the significance of hereditary factors for venous thromboembolism in the entire Swedish population by...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'