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CASTLE

(kas'ĕl),
Acronym for carcinoma sharing thymuslike elements.

Cas·tle

(kas'ĕl),
William B., U.S. physician, 1897-1991. See: Castle intrinsic factor.

CASTLE

Cardiology
Candesartan Amlodipine Study of Tolerability and Efficacy.
 
Pathology
Carcinoma showing thymus-like elements. An acronym for a rare indolent tumour that occurs in middle-aged adults. CASTLE is similar to thymic carcinoma of the lymphoepithelioma or squamous cell variety, and thought to arise either from ectopic thymus or remnants of branchial pouches that retain the potential to differentiate along the thymic lines.

Sites
Anterior mediastinum, soft tissues of the neck and thyroid; it ranges from completely benign to malignant.

Prognosis
Rarely metastasises.

CASTLE

Cardiology A clinical trial–Candesartan Amlodipine Study of Tolerability & Efficacy
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Then it was that the fortified camp of the Caesars developed into the castle of the king.
Come now to my castle with me, and let us live there happily together.
So they went to the castle where they had both endured so much.
They persuaded his betrothed, a lovely mischievous young creature, niece of the lord of the castle, to help them in their plot.
I did not mean a guest, but the lord of the castle, sir.
Alleyne sat up on his couch with all his nerves in a tingle, uncertain whether these sounds might come from a simple cause--some sick archer and visiting leech perhaps--or whether they might have a more sinister meaning, But what danger could threaten them here in this strong castle, under the care of famous warriors, with high walls and a broad moat around them?
As he spoke, a sudden shouting broke forth in the castle, with the scream of a woman and the rush of many feet.
Hold on, hold on, never mind about the distance; WHEREABOUTS does the castle lie?
I remarked upon the barren result of my efforts with the girl; hadn't got hold of a single point that could help me to find the castle.
The attendants remained as mute to this address as to the former, and they now stood before the gate of the castle.
Them he never injured; their fences, their stock, their crops, their wives and daughters were safe from molestation even though the neighboring castle of their lord might be sacked from the wine cellar to the ramparts of the loftiest tower.
Dorothy picked them up and had the Winkies carry them back to the castle, where they were stuffed with nice, clean straw; and behold