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Abbreviation for postantibiotic leukocyte enhancement.


adj in Chinese medicine, a facial coloration indicative of low energy, cold energy, energetic blockages, infections, and echo patterns. See also cold energy, echo pattern.


lacking the pink color of normal viable tissue that is perfused with blood.

pale laurel
kalmiapolifolia var. microphylla.
pale willow weed
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David Baker writes about the difficulties the English experience in mapping Ireland: not only was the land beyond the pale terra incognita, the Irish insurgents exerted a continual pressure on the boundaries of the Pale.
For them, both Freeman's research techniques and his proposals lie beyond the pale.
Conditioning readers and viewers to perceive one party to the conflict as beyond the pale of civilized interaction limits their sympathy and disposes them to accept all means necessary to contain the outrage.
beyond the pale (albeit an enormous area) as a part of plebeian life
What really sent me beyond the pale was finding out my county extension agent was in the mob.
But, even more beyond the pale is that he has countenanced the trading of his own judicial nomination by the Democrats for the Republicans' nomination of Republican County Judge Joseph Alessandro, found 'not qualified' by the Westchester County Bar Association.
But the vile threats which have been sent her way since go far beyond the pale.
Staying in Ireland for a moment, we often say of unacceptable speech or actions that they are beyond the pale.
The cavalier attitude that this council has is beyond the pale.
I will not offend your sensibilities with the plot-line, which is completely irredeemable and goes far beyond the pale of human decency.
Assistant chief ambulance officer Keith Prior said: "It is bad enough that someone would be so vile as to target an ambulance but when you find out that they targeted a vehicle manned by volunteers who are supporting their own communities, it really is beyond the pale.
London, July 6 (ANI): Britain's most senior Law Lord, until last year, Lord Bingham has said the usage of unmanned drones as weapons of war is beyond the pale of human tolerance.