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Minocycline In Rheumatoid Arthritis
(lower case) A regional term for opium.
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MIRA Rheumatology A clinical trial–Minocycline In Rheumatoid Arthritis
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Ever since Dutch clergyman and stargazer David Fabricius recognized the first periodic variable--Mira (Omicron Ceti
)--in 1596, observers have monitored the cyclic brightenings and fadings of thousands of such stars.
On at least one previous occasion it rose to 3.3, the brightest that any long-period variable has become except for Mira (Omicron Ceti
Other variable stars were discovered in the 17th century, but only Omicron Ceti
was observed systematically.