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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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The court observed that his petition was based on falsehood, was an abuse of the process of court and was driven by malice and political vendetta.
Thus falsehood becomes the new truth while the old truth has become the new falsehood.
Tony Kennedy had his claim for pounds 5,000 damages for malicious falsehood against Coun Martin Mullaney thrown out after a three-day hearing in the city's Small Claims Court.
We the People must know who, precisely, inserted those sixteen words on uranium from Niger into the State of the Union speech, who precisely over-ruled the Department of State and the Central Intelligence Agency when they objected, and who precisely participated in an on-going cover-up of this falsehood until well after the elections.
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