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mea·sle

(mē'zĕl),
1. The larva (Cysticercus cellulosae) of Taenia solium, the pork tapeworm; C. cellulosae is less frequently used to designate cysticerci of T. solium.
2. The larva (Cysticercus bovis) of Taenia saginata, the beef tapeworm; the term C. bovis is less frequently used to designate cysticerci of T. bovis.

measle

(1) Cysticercus, see there.
(2) See Measles.
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KWARA state government aims to capture a total number of 404,703 children between ages nine months and five years in the 16 local government areas of the state in this year measles vaccination campaign.
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Here are three questions for readers of this journal to ponder: (a) How many examples of English pseudo-plurals are there, in addition to BENDS, BLUES, CHECKERS, CRAPS, HIVES, MEASLES, MECHANICS and PHYSICS?
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With the warlocks desperate to get their hands on her and her power, Toby Jugg hides Measle and Matilda in his castle to protect them.
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There's measle beasts, that's what we call them," Privett says.
Instead, he took on a new career - as the writer of a successful series of children's books - Measle And The Wrathmonk, Measle And The Dragodon, Measle And The Mallockee and Measle And The Slitherghoul.
dissenting) (attributing to the University of Missouri an argument that a First Amendment challenge to a state university's refusal to recognize a gay student organization was "akin to [claiming that] those suffering from measles have a constitutional right, in violation of quarantine regulations, to associate together and with others who do not presently have measles, in order to urge repeal of a state law providing that measle [sic] sufferers be quarantined").
Measle and the Wrathmonk by Ian Ogilvy,Oxford (pounds 8.
But for today's uninitiated, he might well be known as an author of a rather funny children's book, Measle and the Wrathmonk (Oxford.
Prior to 1963, when the first measles vaccine was licensed, measle epidemics swept through communities every two to five years, resulting in few children reaching the age of eighteen without having contracted the disease.