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2005-12-13 15:05:00

LIMA -- A Peruvian baby born with a rare defect in which her legs were fused was making good progress six months after undergoing risky surgery to separate them, her doctor said on Tuesday. Believed to be one of the world's only surviving "mermaid syndrome" babies -- most infants with the sirenomelia syndrome die within hours -- 19-month-old Milagros Cerron grabbed her toes and kicked her legs in a Lima hospital at her first public presentation since the bandages from her June operation were...


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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.