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dog ear

redundancy at the end of a wound closure, caused either by repairing skin edges of unequal length or from the attempt to close a circular or lenticular defect as a straight line.
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Crossette explained matters to her international audience in the very next paragraph:
This seaside city has an ethereal quality to it--from the beachside promenade of La Crossette to the winding back streets peppered with cafes and restaurants, boulangeries and bakeries as they weave their way into the surrounding hills sprinkled with villas.
Also see Peter Berkowitz, "Liberty First, Democracy Later," Haaretz, 10 June 2005; Uri Avnery, "Djinn in the Box, "CounterPunch, April 4, 2005 (<http://www.counterpunch.org/avnery04042005.html>); Barbara Crossette, "Democracies Love Peace, Don't They?" New York Times, 1 June 1997, News of the Week, p.
In the future, employers will be forced to find ways to recruit and retain older and more experienced workers in order to remain productive and competitive (Crossette, 1999; Research and Policy Committee, 1999; Walker, 1998).
In 1996, longtime U.N.-watcher Barbara Crossette notes in a report for the Hewlett Foundation, participants in the U.N.
(9) Barbara Crossette, "English Is Making a Comeback in Sri Lanka," New York Times, 7 January 1990.
(6) World Bank Vice President Ismail Serageldin, as quoted in Barbara Crossette, "Severe Water Crisis Ahead for Poorest Nations in Next 2 Decades," New York Times, 10 August 1995.
(190.) Barbara Crossette, As Support for Intervention Grows, Indonesia Persuades U.N.
(37.) As noted by Barbara Crossette in reaction to the October report, "The Secretary-General produced a report that was unequivocal in its conclusions, bolstering assessments made by NATO." "Serbs Continue Kosovo Terror, Annan Asserts," New York Times, 6 October 1998, p.
(17) Barbara Crossette, "Icons of the New Iran" The Nation Online, June 26, 2009 (.http://www.thenation.com/doc/20090706/crossette2), p.
In poor countries in particular, knowledge about HIV/AIDS and how to avoid infection is severely lacking, with the United Nations reporting that 65% of females respondents and 80% of male respondents surveyed believe they are at low or no risk for contracting AIDS despite the fact that all respondents were from countries where nearly 1/5 of the population is already infected with HIV (Crossette, 2002).
He cites the beauty of the Silver Swallow shell, the attention-grabbing effects of the Variegated Twisting Tourbillion, and the "beautiful chaos" of the Crossette shell, a traditional Chinese firework.