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Acronym for Purinethol (6-mercaptopurine), Oncovin (vincristine sulfate), methotrexate, and prednisone, a cancer chemotherapy regimen.


an abbreviation for a combination drug regimen used in the treatment of cancer, containing three antineoplastics, Purinethol (mercaptopurine), Oncovin (vincristine sulfate), methotrexate, and predniSONE (a glucocorticoid).

Patient discussion about POMP

Q. help with tingling in the hands amd numness

A. I have experienced the same conditions in the past on numerous occasions. The malady, more than likely, is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. You should consult a neurologist for a diagnosis.

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Nor did they reject the pompousness and haughtiness of the aristocracy.
All the marks of pompousness, luxuriousness and aristocracy are discernible in it.
In the "Imperialism" essay, he couples two critics of decidedly different gifts, Greenberg and Gene Baro, for the purpose of citing their "pontificating pompousness," "arrogance," and "rudeness" (traits not unknown in Britain during its own period of empire).
Ormsby's deluxe style is sure to offend those who equate polysyllables with pompousness and full-throated melody with atavism.
The less/ more familiar second reference is in fact the disparaging one, hinting at a certain pompousness in Allen's attitude toward D'Arcy and in his (Allen's) refusal to drink at Paddy Gleeson's in Hobson Street--because 'there were fights, he said, brawls' (p.
Inevitably, one could pick out abundant lines to complain about, but it is more worth saying that Finch can be both clear and punchy, as in Pearl 600, the line that makes students despair, 'So more is less and less is more'; or Cleanness 179--80, 'And for pompousness, pride, and puffed-up self-love/ Any sinner is thrust down the throat of the fiend'.
I know him to be very snobbish and anyone he comes across in policing or public service is certainly of a lower class than him and in my view it is complete pompousness.
As the military man, Gunn gives Belcore pomp and pompousness.