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Wood

(wud),
Paul, U.S. cardiologist, 1907-1962. See: Wood units.

Wood

(wud),
Robert, U.S. physicist, 1868-1955. See: Wood glass, Wood lamp, Wood light.

Wood,

(origin unknown).
Romberg-Wood syndrome - see under Romberg, E

wood,

n one of the five phases, or elements, in Chinese cosmologic and medical theory, the characteristic manifestations of which include anger, assertiveness, competition, conflict, creativity, frustration, and leadership.
References in classic literature ?
The count and Simon galloped out of the wood and saw on their left a wolf which, softly swaying from side to side, was coming at a quiet lope farther to the left to the very place where they were standing.
This happened every year; and the young Fir Tree, that had now grown to a very comely size, trembled at the sight; for the magnificent great trees fell to the earth with noise and cracking, the branches were lopped off, and the trees looked long and bare; they were hardly to be recognised; and then they were laid in carts, and the horses dragged them out of the wood.
These young trees, and they were always the finest looking, retained their branches; they were laid on carts, and the horses drew them out of the wood.