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said of diseases or plants that have a superficial resemblance to another plant or disease.

false acacia
false blackleg
cellulitis and myositis caused by Clostridium septicum and C. novyi. More commonly called malignant edema. Characterized by high fever, severe toxemia and local swelling around a wound with subsequent local gangrene and a high mortality rate.
false blusher
see amanitapantherina—a mushroom.
false buckbush
see gyrostemonaustralasicus.
false bursa
see hygroma.
false castor oil plant
daturastramonium, D. ferox.
false columnaris disease
similar to columnaris disease but caused by infection with the bacteria Cytophaga johnsonae. Characterized by skin erosion especially at the fins and jaws.
false distemper
a disease of horses with some similarity to strangles. See pectoral abscess.
false garlic
false gid
see oestrusovis.
false hellebore
veratrumcalifornicum, V. viride.
false indigo
false joint
a fracture in a long bone that does not heal; the ends callus over and there is mobility at the point.
false layer
a hen with all the appearances and the behavior of a laying hen but which does not lay any eggs. There is a defect in ovum entrapment and the eggs are discharged into the peritoneal cavity although egg peritonitis is not apparent.
false lupine
thermopsismontana, T. rhombifolia.
false negative
when the result of a test in a patient is negative when the disease or condition which is the subject of the search is present.
false positive
false quarter
a condition of the horse's hoof in which a serious injury to the coronet causes an overgrowth of horn which overlaps the normal wall.
false scorpions
members of the order Pseudoscorpiones. Nonvenomous arachnids called also book scorpions.

Patient discussion about false

Q. I am allergic to most of artificial perfumes and body sprays. is there is any method of treatment? If posible, also i need some advices about how to keep my body odour fresh and cool.

A. It depends what you mean by allergic. If you mean that all deodorants/ perfumes and such cause you skin rash - or eczema (a type of mild dermatitis), then it is a very known reaction to ingredients in those products that contain alcohol. You should buy only product that say 'anti-perspirant' on them, meaning they are less likely to cause such allergies. If you are suffering from mal body odur you should bathe twice a day (and use also an 'anti-perspirant' soap.) and consult a dermatologist on the proper treatment for you.

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THE Grand National start will undergo a review after two false starts led to chaotic scenes in front of a worldwide TV audience of 700million.
But the two false starts clearly affected the Birchfield man, who lost his composure and was slow out of the blocks in the final, allowing American Brian Lewis to win in 6.
A distraught Drummond was adamant he had not moved although close-up footage of the start appeared to show he had at least moved his foot while in the set position which would have triggered the false start detection mechanism.
I think there are people who have it in their game plan to deliberately do false starts.
A second false start would have resulted in disqualification for Jones, but when the gun went off for the third time, it was a fair start.
Aidan Coleman on Hayjack was equally critical, saying: "The flagman is there to tell the jockeys there has been a false start, but we jumped off and he looked to be walking away.
SHOCKER Mon Mome and Liam Tredwell at Becher's before their 100-1 win for trainer Venetia Williams FARCE Another National false start
Captain Brown raised his flag to call another false start.
THE world's fastest runners were given a reprieve last night after athletics chiefs decided against a proposed rule change that would have disqualified sprinters and hurdlers after their first false start.
False start, then another false start, the second time some jockeys did not realise they had been called back.
Chambers overcame a false start to power to victory in 6.
com had offered 7-2 for a Gold Cup false start but punters, anticipating a cavalry charge to upset hotpot Kauto Star, have backed it down to 2-1.