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2008-12-19 18:49:09

The University of Mississippi has lost point guard Chris Warren for the rest of the 2008-09 basketball season because of a two torn left knee ligaments. The 5-foot-10 inch sophomore from Orlando, Fla., suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament and a sprained medial meniscus ligament during the last play in Thursday night's 77-68 loss to ninth-ranked Louisville. During a layup, Warren, the Rebels' second-leading scorer, landed hard on the knee and had to be helped off the floor by training...

2006-03-10 18:19:07

By Will Boggs, MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Damage to the meniscus -- a cartilage disk that cushions the knee joint -- increases the risk of cartilage loss in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee, according to a report. "The meniscus performs an important function in the joint and removing it (either in part or whole) will only enhance the rate of structural change within the joint," Dr. David J. Hunter from Boston University School of Medicine, Massachusetts told Reuters...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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