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Robert Foster, U.S. neurologist, 1884-1952.
Foster Kennedy syndrome - Synonym(s): Kennedy syndrome
Kennedy syndrome - ipsilateral optic atrophy with central scotoma and contralateral choked disk or papilledema, caused by a meningioma of the ipsilateral optic nerve. Synonym(s): Foster Kennedy syndrome


standing in for, surrogate.

foster mother
an adoptive dam that accepts the offspring of another for purposes of feeding. Usually planned because of the death or lack of milk in the natural dam.
foster practice
associated with a university veterinary school as a teaching practice.
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Another misconception is that infants cannot be adopted through foster care, which isn't true, Rosenberg said.
What are some misconceptions people have about the foster care system?
But Catholic Charities may now be in the minority as a growing number of agencies wake up to the reality that they need any and all potential foster homes, including those led by gays and lesbians.
Across the UK there is a desperate need for foster carers.
Vickers also takes Foster to task on literary and stylistic grounds.
His predecessor, Jess McDonald, was widely praised for cutting the state's foster care caseload by 59 percent.
State agencies are far more likely to place black children who come to their attention in foster care instead of offering their families less traumatic assistance.
We had to expand our marketing to 35 to 40 percent of our annual revenues because we publish for the 'buy side' of the market where the universes are generally larger," Foster said.
After the main text of about 275 pages, Foster and his assistant, Lynda L.
Will Foster, indignant at being arrested for his choice of medical treatment and concerned for the welfare of his family should he be sent to prison, turned down an offer of a 12-year sentence from the Tulsa County District Attorney's Office and demanded a jury trial.
Foster correctly identifies the Minimalism of the '60s as the crucial "site" of a "general return" of the (Duchampian) avant-garde.
Searching for the reasons for this divergence, Foster writes that, "at the moment when women's literature was emerging as a discrete and popular genre, the color line was as much, if not more, of a barrier between women than gender distinctions were between white man and women.