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2008-09-25 00:00:09

At least six people at a New Jersey hospital have been diagnosed with Legionnaire's disease in the past two weeks, including one man who died. Marilyn Riley, a spokeswoman for the state Department of Health and Senior Services, said the victims -- three men and three women -- were patients at St. Peter's Hospital in New Brunswick, The Star-Ledger of Newark reported. They were all in the same part of the hospital and had damaged immune systems that made them vulnerable to infection....


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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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