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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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Jupiter, Terra Mater and Mercurius received two altars each, while among those honored by a single altar one can mention Silvanus, Neptunus and Nymphae, Janus Geminus etc.
18) In 1887, Silvanus Thompson himself had participated in a lengthy and acrimonious exchange with Preece over the invention of the telephone, and in 1888 Preece and Lodge had a highly-publicized showdown at the meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science.
It seems unlikely that Mallobaudes could have escaped the revolt of Silvanus unharmed.
His review (12) of etymological theories which derive Silvanus from Etruscan Selvans finds "compelling reasons for rejecting an etymological association.
Midgley has enjoyed plenty of success this term with the likes of Line Of Reason and Monsieur Joe and Silvanus has shown he is no slouch either.
Finally, for those curious about math but not in a teaching position, the following works may be of interest: Morris Kline's "Mathematics for the Nonmathematician"; Lancelot Hogben's "Mathematics for the Million"; anything by Martin Gardner; "Calculus Made Easy," by Silvanus P.
Victoria Silvanus and her daughter Madelene Hershiser, of Eugene, were driving past the Park Blocks Saturday when they saw the market was back in action.
Detective Sergeant Silvanus Ward, based at Warstock police station, said Goduni would be with her at all times to ensure that she did not escape.
Silvanus is the probable bearer (not amanuensis) of the letter.
Western Division newcomers Supermarine produced a quick counter-attack, winger Michael Silvanus picking out Matt Saye and his tame header enabled Belford to palm the ball to safety.
Silvanus Wenas said most of pro-independence Papuan leaders in the provincial capital Jayapura promised during negotiations Monday to lower the flags across Papua.
WASHINGTON -- Independence Federal Savings Bank ("Independence Federal" or the "Bank") (Nasdaq:IFSB) announced today that, on October 18, 2006, its Board of Directors appointed two independent directors, John Silvanus Wilson, Jr.