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2013-04-30 10:25:00

While all heart attacks have the potential to be deadly, one type is referred to as the “widow maker” because of its high risk of death.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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