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2011-05-26 21:28:07

While recent studies have shown long-term exposure to estrogen can be a danger to women "“ overturning physicians' long-held beliefs that the hormone was good for their patients' hearts "“ the process by which estrogen induces high blood pressure was unclear. In a new study, Michigan State University researchers found long-term estrogen exposure generates excessive levels of the compound superoxide, which causes stress in the body. The buildup of this compound occurs in an area of...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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