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A disease of herbivores, especially sheep, caused by the presence of larvae of the tapeworm Taenia multiceps in the brain and resulting in a staggering gait. Also called sturdy.
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Gender identity disorder (GID)

A strong and lasting cross-gender identification and persistent discomfort with one's biological gender (sex) role. This discomfort must cause a significant amount of distress or impairment in the functioning of the individual.
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(165) Interestingly, the court noted that Doctor Stephen Levine (an expert witness found to be a prudent professional) would not provide antidepressants as treatment for GID and would not provide a transsexual in the community with drugs over SRS.
If emotions can be the ultimate arbiter, not only should BUD be taken just as seriously as GID, so should "species dysphoria," the feeling that you are an animal stuck in a human body.
While reasonable arguments can be made for the exclusion of GID under the ADA, the ADA's current exclusion of GID is not a reasonable one.
"Female GID sufferers live in agony if their families ignore their problems and force them to apply make-up, etc.
(61) Blatt argued her condition was covered under the ADA or, in the alternative, that if her condition was excluded from the scope of the ADA's coverage, then the GID Exclusion violated her right to equal protection as guaranteed under the Fifth Amendment of the United States Constitution.
Voice and choice play a central role in GID, as inquiry is driven by the students' own interests.
Indeed, it was telling that one of the first subjects mentioned by a top GID official here was Jordan's urgent need for a financial-assistance pact with the International Monetary Fund.
Ultrasound diagnosis and surgical treatment of coenurosis (GID) in bengal goat (Capra hircus) at chittagong metropolitan area, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
The USD2.3 billion total package consists of equity investments from the development's ownership team of GID and the Henley Holding Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, and a USD1.243 billion construction financing provided by a bank syndicate led by Wells Fargo as administrative agent along with co-lead arrangers HSBC, National Bank of Abu Dhabi, and JP Morgan.
GID has emerged as a potentially serious adverse effect induced by DA neuron transplants in 15 to 57% of patients (depending on the study) that have undergone cell replacement therapy [19, 20, 23].
Richard Gid Powers; THE MYSTERY OF THE TRINITY; Pleasure Boat Studios (Fiction: Mystery) 19.95 ISBN: 9780912887012
On 13 April 2004, Jordanian authorities said they had thwarted a plot by Zarqawi, a one-time street thug and jailbird who was a fierce opponent of the Hashemite monarchy, to obliterate the /Dairat al-Mukhabarat/, the hilltop headquarters of Jordan's General Intelligence Directorate (GID), a key US ally and heavily dependent on CIA largesse, on Amman's outskirts with trucks packed with 20 tons of explosives mixed with chemicals.