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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.

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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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Sanya Richards-Ross, the defending 400-meter world champion who will focus on the 200 this week, said she preferred the previous rule, in which the initial false start was charged to the field.
A second false start - even from an athlete who did not commit the first offence - led to disqualification.
I was glad of that first false start," Bolt, a self-confessed poor starter due to his height, said.
HILLS reacted quickly to the Usain Bolt sensation by offering 5-2 that the rules governing false starts are changed by next year's Olympics.
Previously, athletes had been allowed one false start before being disqualified for a second.
When he did the false start I was so surprised, we had talked about that in training.
There are too many people playing up the negative, like he is metres final at the World Championships for a false start.
It hasn't really sunk in yet, but I've got to keep my thoughts and frustrations to myself at the moment," said Chambers, whose false start was barely noticeable compared to Bolt's.
The drama was sparked by an initial false start by Australian Patrick Johnson.
The second false start saw big threat Morne Nagel disqualified, and Gardener, whose big target is a major outdoors medal at the Commonwealth Games in Melbourne in March, said worries over the start probably cost him.
Perhaps they will choose to allow more than one false start for instance, since computer users who rely on remote log-ins may occasionally type the wrong password.
On one of the wettest afternoons regulars could recall, the stewards took account of a combination of mitigating circumstances after all eight jockeys in a reduced field - also among them Kingman's partner James Doyle - failed to respond to the yellow recall flag and completed the course, despite starter James Stenning having called a false start in the belief Taurus Twins had burst the gates and gained an unfair advantage.