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Motherhood Can Bring On OCD For Some Women
2013-03-05 05:50:25

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new mom is full of worries. She checks to see if the baby is breathing or she worries about germs — washing and re-sterilizing bottles to make sure they are clean. A new baby, especially the first one, seems so fragile that worrying becomes a way of life. A new study from Northwestern Medicine reveals women who have recently given birth have a much higher rate of obsessive-compulsive symptoms than the general population....


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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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