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Thomas Hale, U.S. physician, 1905-1987. See: Ham test.


1. Synonym(s): popliteal fossa
2. The buttock and back part of the thigh.


HTLV-I-associated myelopathy. See Tropical spastic paraparesis.


[AS. haum, haunch]
1. The popliteal space or region behind the knee.
2. A common name for the thigh, hip, and buttock.

ham, hams

the musculature of the upper thigh; common usage implies the cured upper thigh of a full-grown pig.

ham beetle
the 0.5 inch long larvae of the beetle which infest hams. Called also Dermestes lardarius.
ham curing
ham fly
the larvae or skippers, because of their habit of leaping long distances, of the fly Piophila casei which invade cured ham.
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Having an amateur radio license is not a requirement, but it makes communications a lot easier, Lee said.
Valley Radio Club members say they want to continue introducing younger people to amateur radio in a time where pretty much everybody uses wireless technology but many people lack a basic understanding of how their electronic gadgets actually work.
Amateur radio can help any overseas mission, and there's often a local ham radio organization ready to lend a hand.
The festival will be attended by members of International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) from different parts of the world.
Al-Attiyah said the concept of amateur radio is different from the social media network because an individual can do 'whatever is on one's mind' on networking sites like the Facebook and Twitter.
He said: "We are very excited about this special event which is a real coup in the amateur radio world.
The amateur radio community is beginning to receive recognition and praise for the services we've provided after the last large hurricanes in the Southeast as well as the tsunami in India.
It is one of the first high school courses in the nation to integrate amateur radio emergency communications with Community Emergency Response Team training.
Garden ho Kinga(size) is clearly unstable, Orlaith (pronounced Orla) is too beautiful to last five minutes and amateur radio DJ Eugene (pronounced Eu-goin') makes me think of Timmy Mallet.
When we first moved out to the country, one of our neighbors started working on us to take up amateur radio right away.
Amateur radio enthusiasts, commonly known as ham radio operators, work on the lesser-known frequencies of the radio dial.

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