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2008-06-17 12:00:57

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Regenesis Biomedical, Inc., a medical technology company that markets the Provant(R) Wound Therapy System, announced today their accreditation as an Exemplary Provider for Medicare beneficiaries. The Medicare Modernization Act requires that all DMEPOS (Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, Supplies) providers who participate in the Medicare program must be successfully accredited. (Logo:...


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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