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Genus of anthropoid apes that includes the gorilla and chimpanzee. Pan panisus and Pan troglodytes are chimpanzee species used in biologic experiments.
[G. myth. god of forest]


polyarteritis nodosa.


Greek mythological god of the forest.
panic - extreme and unreasoning anxiety and fear.

polyarteritis nodosa

; PAN rare form of necrotizing vasculitis affecting medium-sized arteries (male:female ratio of 2:1) during the fourth to fifth decade of life, especially in hepatitis B-positive individuals, causing multisystem inflammation; presents as a vague systemic illness with muscle pains, mononeuritis multiplex (due to vasa nervorum involvement), abdominal pains, severe hypertension, chest pain, renal impairment, arthritis, claudication, cutaneous purpura, ulcers and gangrene; treated with immunosuppressive drugs and antiviral therapy
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After showing the class how to lift and hang a pan on the stand, they can help each other set up the rest of the pans.
Run a knife around edge of pan and immediately invert pan onto serving platter.
We feel very good about the quality and long term prospects for the neighborhood shopping centers in Pan Pacific's portfolio," said Kimco's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Milton Cooper.
5 Pour the water back into the pan, and place the pan in a sunny spot.
PanSaver pan liners also help preserve the freshness, taste, and texture of hot food by retaining heat and moisture.
Some non-stick pan instructions say that you can use metal implements with them, but it is still best to use nylon or wooden ones.
Place the bread slices on a parchment-lined sheet pan, drizzle with two tablespoons of the olive oil, season, and place in the oven until golden brown, about five minutes.
It will be a complex relationship for two reasons: Fox's difficult relations with the PAN coordinators in Congress--Felipe Calderon in the Chamber of Deputies and Diego Fernandez de Cevallos in the Senate--and PAN's lack of majority in Congress," says Alfonso Zarate, an independent political analyst.
Add a spoonful of oil to pan and add tomato paste, stirring and scraping pan until tomato paste is fragrant and visibly darkened, about 3 minutes.
To finish the crepes, in an 8-inch, shallow saute or crepe pan heat one tablespoon melted butter over medium heat, making sure not to brown.
The finding, says Showalter, an astronomer at Stanford University, makes Pan "the most accurately determined location of anything in Saturn's ring system.
The director level at PAN is one of our most senior positions and each director serves as a true leader to our staff and our clients on a regular basis," said Philip A.