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2014-07-09 08:27:56

- Awareness campaign aims to break world record for largest display of origami boats to show widespread support for GIST community WHIPPANY, N.J. and WAYNE, N.J., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To raise awareness about gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST), the Life Raft Group, a leading GIST advocacy organization, designates Sunday, July 13, 2014 as worldwide GIST Awareness Day, through a presenting sponsorship from Bayer HealthCare. At the center of the awareness activities is a global...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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