THA


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THA

Total hip arthroplasty. See Total hip replacement.
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I have killed Fear.' And Tha said: 'O blind and foolish!
"And Tha said: 'Never again shall the Jungle Peoples come to thee.
"The First of the Tigers was very bold, for his Night was still on him, and he said: 'The Promise of Tha is the Promise of Tha.
Thus it happened as Tha said, for the First of the Tigers ran howling up and down the Jungle till he tore out the stick, and all the Jungle knew that the Hairless One could strike from far off, and they feared more than before.
"None know it except the tigers, and we, the elephants--the children of Tha. Now ye by the pools have heard it, and I have spoken."
Do not forget me, O Tha! Let my children remember that I was once without shame or fear!' And Tha said: 'This much I will do, because thou and I together saw the Jungle made.
For a year he lived in the marshes waiting till Tha should keep his promise.
'They will never fear me, for I knew them since the beginning.' Tha said, 'Go and see.' And the First of the Tigers ran to and fro, calling aloud to the deer and the pig and the sambhur and the porcupine and all the Jungle Peoples, and they all ran away from him who had been their judge, because they were afraid.
"So loud did he howl that Tha heard him and said, 'What is the sorrow?' And the First of the Tigers, lifting up his muzzle to the new-made sky, which is now so old, said: 'Give me back my power, O Tha.
"Then Tha called us all together and said: 'The first of your masters has brought Death into the Jungle, and the second Shame.
'I will go to this Thing and break his neck.' So he ran all the night till he came to the cave; but the trees and the creepers on his path, remembering the order that Tha had given, let down their branches and marked him as he ran, drawing their fingers across his back, his flank, his forehead, and his jowl.
Its edges were so angular, and its size so great, tha I at first mistook it for a rock in situ , and took out my compass to observe the direction of its cleavage.