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I·vy

(ī'vē),
Robert H., U.S. oral and plastic surgeon, 1881-1974. See: Ivy loop wiring, Ivy bleeding time test.

ivy,

n Latin name:
Hedera helix; part used: leaves; uses: expectorant, antimicrobial, pain relief, antispasmodic, chronic respiratory problems; precautions: contact dermatitis.

ivy

Hedera helix; called also English ivy.

Patient discussion about ivy

Q. is poison ivy or sumac contagious

A. if you scratch the rash and it has open sores,the pus from the sores can spread to other parts of the body and to other people as well,

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She wound her ivy spray round her ash-plant, and for the first time for many days, when alone with Ralph, set no spies upon her motives, sayings, and feelings, but surrendered herself to complete happiness.
The ivy spray was still twisted about the handle; this one sacrifice, she thought, she might make to sentimentality and personality, and she picked two leaves from the ivy and put them in her pocket before she disencumbered her stick of the rest of it.
From room to room we passed until presently we emerged into a mighty chamber, dark and gloomy, for its high and narrow windows were choked and clogged by ivy.
The stems of the ivy which clambered upward past the window of the room were as large around as my arm.
I had outlined my plan to her, and she had assured me that she could descend the ivy without assistance.
Releasing my hold upon the ivy, I dropped the re-maining distance to the ground, saved from laceration only because the lion's paw struck the thick stem of ivy.
At last the bollworm had attacked the cotton--the poison ivy was reaching out its tendrils to entwine the summer boarder--the millionaire lumberman, thinly disguised as the Alaskan miner, was about to engulf our Milly and upset Nature's adjustment.
I beg your pardon, but you were talking about the song of the Ivy.
SEATTLE, May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Robust new data added to the Ivy Glioblastoma Atlas Project (Ivy GAP) changes the scope and impact of this publicly available resource for researchers and clinicians searching for treatments for this most deadly and aggressive of brain cancers, glioblastoma multiforme.
As for Liam's ex Hope, she complained about Ivy to Wyatt, especially about the fact that she kissed Liam twice already.
The Woods, from Pontefract, West Yorks, were worried about the standard of care that Ivy was getting at the local Oakfoss House residential home.
ly/lhBRFf5) he wants to increase Ivy Tech's funding so that the amount it receives per student matches what it once was.