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Indian Journal of Dermatology
2012-04-29 21:05:28

The Indian Journal of Dermatology (IJD) is a peer-reviewed open-access medical journal published on behalf of the Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists, and Leprologists. It publishes articles on the subject of clinical and experimental dermatology, cutaneous biology, dermatological therapeutics, cosmetic dermatology, dermatopathology, and dermatosurgery. Published since 1955,...

Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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