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verb A regional term meaning to inject a drug.


A title used in the UK for a female (e.g., surgeon) who may or may not be married.


Modified Injury Severity Scale. A method for quantifying paediatric multi-trauma injuries (excluding burns). MISS categorising injuries into five body areas (neurologic, face and neck, chest, abdomen and pelvic contents, extremities and pelvic girdle), each with a score of 1 (minor) to 5 (critical with uncertain survival); the total score is the sum of the squares of the three most injured body regions.


Modified Injury Severity Scale Urgent care A method for quantifying pediatric multi-trauma (excluding burns) injuries; MISS is the sum of the squares of the 3 most injured body regions, after the AMA's abbreviated injury scale–AIS, substituting the Glasgow coma scale for neurologic evaluation. See Glasgow coma scale.

Patient discussion about miss

Q. I have missed 2 periods and had my tubes tied. What could be wrong? I went to the doctor and she didnt even do an exam. She said dont worry until I have missed for 6 months.

A. go to enather dr. you have to be shure.

Q. can a woman ger pregnant if she misses a few birth control pills? my girlfriend missed 2 this month and now her period is a bit late. should I be woried?

A. Even on birth control it is possible to get pregnant. Birth control pills are not always 100% perfect in preventing pregnancy. Has she ever missed any pills in the past? Her body may be trying to re-adjust and that can be a reason why she is "late."

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Signorina Popper never was operated on for appendicitis as was the young lady in Giacomo.
In senior year of high school, my sister encouraged investigating dental hygiene as a career," Signorina continued.
Saturday: Air Marshall (Doncaster), Signorina Cattiva (Newbury).
Signorina Cattiva ran away with her race and Frankie smiled: "Her name means Miss Naughty in Italian, but there was nothing naughty about her today.
SWEET SORROW: Belied odds of 33-1 when third to Innuendo at York in August and then finished fourth to Signorina Cattiva here.
Giacomo Dolfin provided a middling assessment: he noted the declamatory style of delivery and simple, almost rigid texture of the musical odes, but was pleased that almost every word was comprehensible; among the performances he found particularly moving was Signorina Veratto as Jocasta.
A bordo della nave "Galileo" accanto al risentimento ritroviamo, quasi a completamento dell'esperienza emotiva migratoria, il sentimento dell'amore sia nella sua componente erotica--adombrata da De Amicis attraverso la descrizione di furtivi incontri notturni consumati dai passeggeri "all'ombra della cambusa, dietro i gabbioni" (De Amicis, 2004)--sia come amore negato--rappresentato attraverso la perturbante figura della signorina di Mestre in viaggio con sua zia.
L'articolo analizza Signorina Effe di Wilma Labate del 2007, che mette in parallelo due storie di conflitti distinti: uno intorno alla vita privata di Emma, studentessa di matematica di origini meridionali trapiantata a Torino (colletto bianco, dipendente presso lo stabilimento FIAT Mirafiori); l'altro, quello macrocosmico nella stessa fabbrica, che vede la gestione della fabbrica tesa contro gli operai, determinati a combattere con un lungo sciopero al fine di difendere un certo numero dei loro parenti che sono stati presi di mira per le loro attivita politiche.
Dubawi also provided the highest-priced foal of the day after Crispin de Moubray bought a filly out of Signorina Cattiva for EUR125,000 from Haras d'Etreham.
Most of them live at home until their mid- 30s until they've found a nice signorina to cook their spaghetti just the way mamma did.
IT was a heavy scene at rain-lashed Newbury, which was just fine for Signorina Cattiva in the Group Three St Simon Stakes.
Signorina Cattiva, John Dunlop's Italian Oaks third, was promoted from fifth to fourth in the Premio Legnano, following the demotion of Welluna from third to 11th.