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noun A popular term for a psychiatrist, short for ‘headshrinker’
verb To become reduced in size
shrink Vox populi noun A psychiatrist
Patient discussion about shrink
Q. After Taxol/Carbo, then Alimta, treatments stopped because tumors no longer shrinking. Anything else to try? I was diagnosed with Stage 3 lung cancer about 6 months ago. Because of the weakness
of my lungs due to advanced COPD, the Oncologist ruled out surgery & radiation so
Chemo was the only alternative. I am now under Hospice care.
A. this is a question that the oncologist should answer...there are a lot of chemo treatments out there- but not always firring to the type of lung caner. but i'm sure he would suggest them...More discussions about shrink
look- there's some treatments in clinical trials. check them out maybe there'll be something for you. look under the topic "research":
References in classic literature
You know I have always been intensely interested in Balzac, who never shrank from
the reality, and whose almost LURID pictures of Parisian life have often haunted me in my wanderings through the old wicked- looking streets on the other side of the river.
Her tender nature, shrinking from the hard necessities of life, shrank from
the cruelly-close prospect of parting.
At her age she naturally shrank from
revisiting the home scenes now occupied by the strangers to whom our house had been let.