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Medical Miracle - Ear Grown On An Arm
2012-09-29 07:13:20

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online It might sound like something out of a science fiction novel, but it's actually a real-life medical miracle: doctors at Johns Hopkins Hospital managed to grow a replacement ear for a cancer patient on her own arm. The patient, Sherrie Walters, developed basal cell carcinoma in 2008 and had to have a portion of her left ear, skull, and ear canal removed, Gizmodo writer Kyle Wagner explained in an article Thursday. Now, four years...

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  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.