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2011-11-24 12:18:16

On Wednesday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved medication specifically designed for those who wake up in the middle of the night and can't fall back to sleep. Transcept Pharmaceuticals Intermezzo is a lower-dose formulation of Zolpidem, which was first approved in the U.S. in 1992 and is better known as Ambien. "This is the first time the FDA has approved a drug for this condition," theFDA said in a statement. "Intermezzo should only be used when a person has at...


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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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