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Re: Stop? [Re: wofahulicodoc] #183099
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>flickr/tweeter/linkedin/myspace/classmates.com et al

and esp. facebook!

Re: Stop? [Re: tsuwm] #183100
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Re: Stop? [Re: tsuwm] #183116
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Originally Posted By: tsuwm
>flickr/tweeter/linkedin/myspace/classmates.com et al

and esp. facebook!


Ta. Couldn't remember the name. Must be something Freudian about that.

Re: Sneezles in history [Re: Rainmaker] #189320
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Ah, the ever conflicting difficulty of translating the concise and ever fascinating language of Medicine into comprehensible form for the Patient to most benefit from.


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Re: Sneezles in history [Re: Joanie 666] #189456
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Good point to return this thread to its origins.


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Re: Sneezles in history [Re: LukeJavan8] #189663
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OK. I'm too lazy to look it up, so what's the difference between "arteriosclerosis" and "atherosclerosis." Are they interchangeable? They both refer to the narrowing of some tube or another; the former seems to point to arteries, but what's the latter talking about?


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Re: Sneezles in history [Re: beck123] #189664
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atherosclerosis
ath∑er∑o∑scle∑ro∑sis (th-r-skl-rss) KEY

NOUN:
A form of arteriosclerosis characterized by the deposition of atheromatous plaques containing cholesterol and lipids on the innermost layer of the walls of large and medium-sized arteries.
ar∑te∑ri∑o∑scle∑ro∑sis (šr-tÓr--skl-rss) KEY

NOUN:
A chronic disease in which thickening, hardening, and loss of elasticity of the arterial walls result in impaired blood circulation. It develops with aging, and in hypertension, diabetes, hyperlipidemia, and other conditions.

If you keep this in your sideline you'll have most books in one click : onelook

Re: Sneezles in history [Re: BranShea] #189667
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aside to Bran..

copying the pronunciation(s) from that source is more confusing than helpful, I suspect, since you lose diacriticals and the KEY.

Re: Sneezles in history [Re: tsuwm] #189670
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aside to tsuwm..

Beck123 said he was lazy, so I took the trouble to copy the difference in meaning according to Am.Her. for those two words.
Roughly, I don't like to do more than is needed either. As 123 is a native speaker he won't have trouble with pronunciation anyway.
aside to *123.. I mentioned Onelook so you can do your own search.

What's more critical is that I don't know what diacriticals means nor the KEY.


Re: Sneezles in history [Re: BranShea] #189671
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I don't know what diacriticals means nor the KEY.

Diacriticals are the funny hats and slippers that some letters put on when visiting foreign lands, e.g., ā (an a with a macron), ă (an a with a breve), ą (an a with a ogonek), and č (a c with a haček). &c, &c.

The Key, I believe is a pronunciation key which maps symbols to sounds in a dictionary.

I, too, am quite lazy, but strive not to be ...


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