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Robert Foster, U.S. neurologist, 1884-1952.
Foster Kennedy syndrome - Synonym(s): Kennedy syndrome
Kennedy syndrome - ipsilateral optic atrophy with central scotoma and contralateral choked disk or papilledema, caused by a meningioma of the ipsilateral optic nerve. Synonym(s): Foster Kennedy syndrome


standing in for, surrogate.

foster mother
an adoptive dam that accepts the offspring of another for purposes of feeding. Usually planned because of the death or lack of milk in the natural dam.
foster practice
associated with a university veterinary school as a teaching practice.
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THE RESPITE CARER Stephen Phillips,44,and his wife Karen, 43,from Caernarfon give fosterers a break by looking after young children for up to a fortnight while their foster parents take a holiday.
RSPCA Felledge Animal Centre in Chester-le-Street is looking for fosterers, like me, who can take on a dog on a temporary basis.
But there was "no room at the inn" because the branch's pens were all full so the family was handed over to fosterers.
There is no adoption centre in the region and the branch only has a few fosterers willing to give up space in their homes so it is always working at full or over-full capacity.
ey are now being looked after by RSPCA fosterers and are being bottle fed around every two hours.
She is now being looked after by a dedicated fosterer.
If you want to be a fosterer contact 0845 371 1854.
As a cat lover and dedicated fosterer to Feline Friends.
He lives in a blacK world and needs so much love which he gets plenty of with our fosterer, Yvonne Humphries, who cares for him alongside her other dogs.
To adopt or become a fosterer, contact (0191) 420 3180.
Babe enjoys 'talking' away to her fosterer and has got plenty of personality to go with her beautiful looks.