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2007-09-01 06:03:42

By Carla McClain, The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson Sep. 1--The death of Tucson attorney Kimberley A. Taylor after undergoing cosmetic surgery was caused by a failed attempt to intubate her when she stopped breathing during the operation, a lawsuit filed by the family says. The suit, claiming "malpractice and gross negligence," was filed in Pima County Superior Court in August against Taylor's plastic surgeon, Dr. Armando Alfaro, and his nurse anesthetist, Elizabeth Kayser. Taylor, who...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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