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#33782 06/26/01 09:13 PM
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...know what nucleosis means and if i spelled it right

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#33783 06/26/01 09:54 PM
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I don't recall hearing the term except as part of infectious mononucleosis - a viral (Epstein-Barr Virus normally) disease most common in adolescents and young adults, characterised by swollen glands (hence it is aka Glandular Fever) and generally feeling pretty crappy. The mononucleosis part arises from the presence of a high number of mononuclear cells (aka lymphocytes) in the blood.

Literally then, I assume nucleosis is a high number of nuclei (with or without surrounding cells) in the blood, but there are much better terms for that.


#33784 06/27/01 12:40 PM
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Might you mean nucleolus, the small sack that holds the RNA in the nucleus of a cell?


#33785 06/27/01 12:53 PM
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PikaPooch, what is the derivation of your screen name ? My mother-in-law formerly had a dog we dubbed "Pica" because of its tendency to eat non-food items. Welcome, by the way.


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I have suspicions that we are dealing with a ranamed pooch...


#33787 06/27/01 02:21 PM
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I have suspicions that we are dealing with a ranamed pooch
No way in the world. No one in this house uses pokemon (),and in his (?) profile, there is mention of that game.


#33788 06/27/01 05:00 PM
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Please is "ranamed" a typo or a genuine new word unknown to me?


#33789 06/27/01 05:03 PM
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a typo or a genuine new word

mav? typo? I must strongly pretest this impugning of our dear mav's competence.


#33790 06/27/01 05:49 PM
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<gulp> [now where the heck is that irony icon?]


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"<gulp> [now where the heck is that irony icon?"

As Dorothy Parker might have said, the emotional range of the emoticons is from A to B. That is why I never use them.


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