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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 CATTIVA: Relished the heavy going to beat stable-mate Mazaya over course and distance last month and seems to be improving.
Signorina attracts the attention of Chalereux, an unfashionable nine-guineas stallion, who passes nearby on his exercise round every day.
Quindi, si pu6 giustificare l'uso che questa signorina fa di quella parola--sebbene dovrebbe riflettere--, ma non si pu6 giustificare ne accettare l'uso senza riserbo di essa nella lingua comune, giacche esistono parole semanticamente identiche come "impulso," "stimolo," "spinta," "slancio.
The St Simon Stakes can go to John Dunlop's in-form filly Signorina Cattiva (2.
9) Le influenze maggiori del Movimento arrivano dalla Francia, da Theophile Gautier che per primo parla di art pour l'art, e la cui prefazione al romanzo La signorina di Maupin, manifesto della sua poetica, influenza gli scrittori del Parnasse e soprattutto Baudelarie, ispiratore della poesia di Swinburne.
On equine artist Sue Crawford's recommendation, he spent two years in Florence with Signorina Simi-a contemporary of last century's most famous portrait painter, the Italian, Pietro Annigoni.
This is the Italian ace's course and he can strike in the Princess Royal Willmott Dixon Stakes with Signorina Cattiva (3.
For example, under the term "complimenti," we read: "Un uomo, specialmente se maturo, non insistera nel far complimenti ad una signora o signorina sulla sua bellezza, gentilezza, abilita.
La signorina e altri racconti (2001); Martha King and Carol Lazzaro-Weis, trans.
Elle Danzig beat Handsome Ridge and Signorina Cattiva in this race 12 months ago, and will be fancied for a repeat.
Perfino i propositi matrimoniali, il pensiero dell'affetto, le idilliche immagini di vita familiare, non estinguono l'ardore della passione al cospetto della "opulenta bellezza" della signorina Pedani.
Her trainer John Dunlop, who landed last year's Princess Royal with Signorina Cattiva, said yesterday: "I was disappointed by Firecrest in Germany.