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2010-08-30 19:53:01

The disruption of a structural component in heart muscle cells, which is associated with heart failure, appears to occur even before heart function starts to decline.


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mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.