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2011-07-19 11:04:00

Former FDA Official to Provide Medical Guidance on Behalf of Rare Disease Patients and Families WASHINGTON, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Timothy R. Cote, MD, MPH, has joined the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) as Chief Medical Officer. Cote was formerly Director of the Office of Orphan Products Development at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110719/DC37656-a) (Logo:...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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