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CASTLE

(kas'ĕl),
Acronym for carcinoma sharing thymuslike elements.

Cas·tle

(kas'ĕl),
William B., U.S. physician, 1897-1991. See: Castle intrinsic factor.

CASTLE

Cardiology
Candesartan Amlodipine Study of Tolerability and Efficacy.
 
Pathology
Carcinoma showing thymus-like elements. An acronym for a rare indolent tumour that occurs in middle-aged adults. CASTLE is similar to thymic carcinoma of the lymphoepithelioma or squamous cell variety, and thought to arise either from ectopic thymus or remnants of branchial pouches that retain the potential to differentiate along the thymic lines.

Sites
Anterior mediastinum, soft tissues of the neck and thyroid; it ranges from completely benign to malignant.

Prognosis
Rarely metastasises.

CASTLE

Cardiology A clinical trial–Candesartan Amlodipine Study of Tolerability & Efficacy
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It was repeated three times, with as much violence as if it had been blown before an enchanted castle by the destined knight, at whose summons halls and towers, barbican and battlement, were to roll off like a morning vapour.
At this signal, eight guards, who were lounging in the sun in the square court, ran to their halberts, and Monsieur made his solemn entry into the castle.
Then it was that the fortified camp of the Caesars developed into the castle of the king.
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Go straight on, and in the evening you will arrive at a castle.
Fifty harlequins, in flowing robes, approached this castle wearily, for they were on foot, and the dust upon their garments betokened that they had traveled far.
The king was conducted to the castle with great pomp, and Fouquet saw him dismount under the portcullis, and say something in the ear of D'Artagnan, who held his stirrup.
The Emperor greeted the officers and the Semenov guard, and again pressing the old man's hand went with him into the castle.
Around the grounds of the castle ran a tin wall, with tin gates; but the gates stood wide open because the Emperor had no enemies to disturb him.
The main gateway of the castle looked toward the west and from it ran the tortuous and rocky trail, down through the mountains toward the valley below.
It would be hard to match this castle in Kansas; wouldn't it, little Dorothy?
Erected by Sir Balwin de Redvers in the old fighting days of the twelfth century, when men thought much of war and little of comfort, Castle Twynham had been designed as a stronghold pure and simple, unlike those later and more magnificent structures where warlike strength had been combined with the magnificence of a palace.