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olive

 [ol´iv]
the tree Olea europaea or its fruit.
A rounded elevation lateral to the upper part of each pyramid of the medulla oblongata; it is formed by the olivary nucleus just beneath its surface and is linked by fiber systems to the pons and cerebellum. Called also olivary body.
olive oil a fixed oil obtained from ripe fruit of Olea europaea; used as a setting retardant for dental cements, topical emollient, pharmaceutic necessity, and sometimes as a laxative.

ol·ive

(ol'iv),
1. Synonym(s): oliva
2. Common name for a tree of the genus Olea (family Oleaceae) or its fruit.
[L. oliva]

olive

/ol·ive/ (ol´iv)
1. the tree Olea europaea and its fruit.
2. olivary body; a rounded elevation lateral to the upper part of each pyramid of the medulla oblongata.

ol·ive

(ol'iv)
1. Synonym(s): oliva.
2. Common name for a tree of the genus Olea (family Oleaceae) or its fruit.
[L. oliva]

olive

1. A smooth, oval swelling on each side of the upper part of the MEDULLA caused by the underlying olivary nucleus. These nuclei connect with each other and with the CEREBELLUM.
2. The smooth, elliptical tip of a vein stripper, used in the treatment of VARICOSE VEINS.

olive

1. the tree Olea europaea and its fruit.
2. olivary body; a rounded elevation lateral to the upper part of each pyramid of the medulla oblongata.

olive oil
an emollient lubricant and mild laxative.

Patient discussion about olive

Q. if someone is allergic to olive trees, does that mean they are allergic to olive oil as well?

A. I asked him, and he said he has no prob with olive oil.
Dinner was spectacular if i may add :)

Q. Is it common to get an allergic reaction in the eye from olive harvest? I've been around olive trees for a few hours and now feel like I have something in my eye but there is nothing there. can it be an allergic reaction? I dont get it from eating olives...

A. but in one eye..? that just doesn't seem likely. but i guess there is no reason not to try both treatments....

Q. This is Oliver 19 years old.I don’t like to talk to others, even to my parents. I don’ know why? This is Oliver 19 years old. I have no one to share my feeling, so I am writing here to get some advice. First thing is, I am black and fat, this makes me very depressive. I don’t like to talk to others, even to my parents. My younger brother is cuter than me. So I hate him, probably I cry every night especially when I listen to music. Sometimes I am forcing myself to cry, I don’ know why?

A. Hi Oliver, please share here with us your talents and hobbies and thoughts. We do not bite!

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Palestinians plant around 10,000 new olive trees in the West Bank every year.
The uprooting of olive trees by the Israel Defence Forces and by settlers are done to protect the settlers, since they are supposedly used to protect gunmen or stone throwers.
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Rawly said the annual olive harvest is a vital economic, social and cultural component for the Palestinian livelihood, because nearly half of all cultivated land in the occupied Palestinian Territories (oPt) is planted with olive trees.
In the fall of 2003, The Guardian reported that armed Jewish settlers from Eli attacked Palestinian orchards in Sawiya, south of Nablus, and destroyed 1,000 olive trees, some dating back to Roman times.
The Kolin Group, which was heavily criticized in November when it uprooted over 6,000 olive trees in Yyrca to prepare for the construction of a power plant in the area, announced that the new sites determined for the proposed construction of a power plant are somewhere in between TE-rkpiyale and Kayrakalty, nearly 15 kilometers away from Yyrca.
In the first phase of said drive CDA is going to plant five thousand (5000) olive trees.
In the first phase of the drive CDA is going to plant five thousand (5000) olive trees.
Settlers from Tuffah chopped down around 100 olive trees belonging to Palestinians in the village of Yasuf," Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official who monitors settlement activity in the Northern West Bank said, Ma'an news agency reported.
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It is a creative and persistent way of dealing with the Israeli systematic destruction of lands and uprooting of olive trees.