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2007-09-26 18:00:28

MENLO PARK, Calif., Sept. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Corium International, Inc., a privately-held transdermal drug delivery company, today announced that it has completed a $25.1 million Series C financing led by Essex Woodlands Health Ventures. Quantum Technology Partners, Aphelion Capital and a strategic investor also participated in the round. In connection with the financing, StrataGent Life Sciences, Inc., an Essex Woodlands Health Ventures portfolio company focused on needle-free delivery of...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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