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James M., Scottish gynecologist, 1826-1890. See: Duncan folds, Duncan mechanism, Duncan placenta, Duncan ventricle.


Surname of first studied patients afflicted with what is now known as Duncan disease.


surname of one of the first individuals to carry a recessive trait that causes propensity to B-cell malignant lymphoproliferative disease.
Duncan disease - immunodeficiency disease with propensity to B-cell malignant lymphoproliferative disease in the presence of Epstein-Barr virus, leading to death. Synonym(s): Duncan syndrome
Duncan syndrome - Synonym(s): Duncan disease
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One of the narrative's many ironies lies in the fact that, although Donnacha appears highly sexualised in the story, the narrator considers him part of a culture where everyone should conform to an ideal of chastity: "He [Donnacha] remained part of the culture that produced him.
Donnacha and Ian took shelter in a flat, and police called to the scene had to hide in a bin shelter until specialist dog handlers arrived.
DONNACHA O'CALLAGHAN is a genial giant, but only until he steps over the whitewash.
Donnacha (inset) is now on the 51-winner mark for the season, 14 behind Colin Keane and 11 off nine-times champion Pat Smullen, successful last night on Jasaara for Dermot Weld in the fillies maiden.
I think Intricately is in good shape and it is brilliant for both myself and Donnacha to have a runner in a Classic.
Festival director Donnacha Dowling said yesterday: "We are looking for someone who is fun and can mix with people.
The outside of Ballydoyle three runners in the Breast Cancer Research Debutante Stakes, Magician made all under Donnacha O'Brien to beat her Ryan Moore-ridden stable companion Happily while Rostropovich (Moore) earlier got up on the line to foil Donnacha on the maiden Coat Of Arms in the Galileo Futurity Stakes.
AFTER making his own searing mark on the Breeders' Cup, Joseph O'Brien is ready to keep the faith in his younger brother Donnacha and give the teenager his biggest day in the saddle aboard Intricately in the $1 million Juvenile Fillies Turf at Santa Anita next Friday.
Sean Lamont and Steve Shingler scored tries in reply to Munster's from Donnacha Ryan and Simon Zebo, but four penalties from Ian Keatley left the Scarlets out of the running.
An additional eight players have been called into the squad to supplement the 22 on duty at Stadio Flaminio - Brett Wilkinson, Mick O'Driscoll, Donnacha Ryan, Mike McCarthy, Nevin Spence, Johne Murphy, Andrew Trimble and Gavin Duffy.
Ireland squad: Forwards: Rory Best, Tony Buckley, Tom Court, Sean Cronin, Leo Cullen, Stephen Ferris, Declan Fitzpatrick, Jerry Flannery, John Fogarty, John Hayes, Cian Healy, Jamie Heaslip, Chris Henry, Marcus Horan, Shane Horgan, Shane Jennings, Kevin McLaughlin, Donnacha O'Callaghan, Paul O'Connell, Mick O'Driscoll, Sean O'Brien, Mike Ross, Donnacha Ryan, Devin Toner, Dan Touhy, David Wallace, Brett Wilkinson.
And I expect improvement from Donnacha O'Brien's colt.