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2008-06-25 03:02:17

By Croft, Barbara Y PRESENTATIONS The mission of the Cancer Imaging Program (CIP) of the National Cancer Institute (NCI), a part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), is to promote and support: (1) cancer- related basic, translational, and clinical research in imaging sciences and technology; and (2) integration and application of these imaging discoveries and developments to the understanding of cancer biology and to the clinical management of cancer and cancer risk. In short, the...


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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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