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2008-05-18 03:00:00

By Kathleen Kernicky, South Florida Sun-Sentinel May 18--Patti Ershowsky had been through the thinning hair, dry mouth and chipped fingernails. When she developed an annoying case of acne that made her feel like a teenager stuck in puberty, the 51-year-old soccer mom went looking for relief. "I was so depressed. I was feeling so bad about myself," said Ershowsky, of Cooper City, who is on her third regimen of chemotherapytreatment since she was diagnosed with colon cancer more than a year...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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