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carp

(kahrp) a fruiting body of a fungus.
Coronary Artery Revascularisation Prophylaxis. A trial that investigated whether there are any benefits to performing coronary artery revascularisation by either CABG or percutaneous coronary intervention before undertaking major elective vascular surgery—e.g., abdominal aortic aneurysm repair or severe arterial occlusive disease involving the legs
Conclusion The study found no benefits

carp

a freshwater fish used extensively for human food in some countries, a pest in others. There are many varieties, including decorative ones. See also silver, common, bighead, mud, carassius carassius, ctenopharyngodon edella. Called also Cyprinus carpio, C. cyprinus.

carp-dropsy complex
the cause is unknown; the clinical syndrome includes ascites and exophthalmos.
carp erythrodermatitis
carp pox
an infectious disease of carp probably caused by a virus.
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