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2007-03-16 18:00:56

By Daniel Connolly, The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tenn. Mar. 15--With her eyes under protective white covers and her face slathered in a numbing cream and blue dye, the patient was ready for the burning to start. The 61-year-old grandmother had come to a clinic in Germantown to have minor wrinkles and other blemishes improved with a Fraxel laser, a relatively new cosmetic method. It's the latest offering from McDonald Murrmann Women's Clinic, a female-owned obstetrics and...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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