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(1) BATMAN. One of two clinical trials about the safety and efficacy of the Batimastat BiodivYsio® stent, a drug-coated (with an MMP—matrix metalloproteinase—inhibitor, batimastat) device designed to decreased restenosis in patients who had undergone coronary angioplasty

(2) Batman. One of several fathers’ rights activists who appear with some regularity perched atop any of a number of public places in the UK—e.g., Parliament, Buckingham palace, etc.—to protest alleged family courts’ bias against them
(3) Vox populi Batman. A popular comic book superhero who fights crime in the fictional Gotham City
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