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(kris'măs),
Surname of a child (Stephen Christmas) with the disease subsequently called Christmas disease; first case studied in detail. See: Christmas disease, Christmas factor.
See also: Christmas factor, hemophilia B.
Carvedilol Hibernation Reversible Ischaemia Trial—Marker of Success. A study that asked if hibernating myocardium predicts the amount of carvedilol-induced improvement of LVEF-left ventricular ejection fraction in patients with heart failure and left ventricular systolic dysfunction due to ischaemic heart disease
Conclusion There was no significant difference between hibernators and nonhibernators in increasing LVEF with carvedilol
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Fat-trunked trees do not fit in Christmas-tree stands unless the trunks are whittled down, and even then, tree stands built for wild trees will not hold fat ones with whittled-down trunks, no matter how hard you twist the screws.
I have heard of all sorts of creative methods of Christmas-tree disposal, and have decided to take it to the local arboretum, where the city has promised to grind ex-Christmas trees into a mulch for use in decorative pathways.
Especially when Christmas-tree lightings get the same breathless, top-of-the-news coverage as the latest Bosnian incursion, when stores flog even lint trays and surgical support hose as stocking stuffers, when every last jot of TV programming subjects you to double and triple doses of the hot holiday toy - this year's version of the Power Rangers.