colony collapse disorder

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colony collapse disorder

n.
A condition chiefly affecting the hives of domesticated honeybees, characterized by the sudden disappearance and death of so many worker bees that the colony cannot be maintained.
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This report confirms our clinical suspicion that buccal cellulitis is also a disappearing disease.
Closing the US$400 million funding gap, accessing all children in areas of civil unrest, and maintaining political commitment in the face of a disappearing disease are major obstacles that must still be overcome.
Accessing all children in conflict areas, closing a funding gap, and maintaining political commitment in the face of a disappearing disease are the major obstacles that must be overcome.
Simon and Moore show improvements in life expectancy, infant mortality, child mortality, maternal mortality, death rates, death rates at various ages, incidence of selected diseases, disappearing diseases, dental health, frequency of baths and personal care, consumption of good food, average heights, gross domestic product, average income, per capita GDP, U.
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Disappearing Diseases % of all deaths 1900 1998 Pneumonia/flu 14% 4% Tuberclosis 11% [less than]0.