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Black

(blak),
Greene V., U.S. dentist, 1836-1915. See: Black classification.

black

Medspeak-UK
A person who, for the purposes of equal opportunity monitoring, has Black ethnic lineage, which includes, but is not limited to, British Blacks, regardless of where they were raised or educated.

Medspeak-US
A person having origins in any of the Black racial groups of Africa. It includes people who indicate their race as "Black, African American, or Negro," or provide written entries such as Afro American, Kenyan, Nigerian or Haitian.

politically correct

Politically sensitive adjective Referring to language reflecting awareness and sensitivity to another person's physical, mental, cultural, or other disadvantages or deviations from a norm; a person is not mentally retarded, but rather mentally challenged; a person is not obese but rather has an eating disorder, etc
Politically correct-a microglossary
Former term PC term
American Indian Native American
Black African American
Demented Disoriented, severely confused
Handicapped Disadvantaged
Homophobic Heterosexually biased
Housebound Domestic
(American) Indian  Native American
Mentally retarded Mentally disabled or challenged
Obese Large, ample, right-sized
Oriental  Asian
Physically handicapped Physically disadvantaged
Poorly educated Educationally disadvantaged
Racist Culturally insensitive
Stupid Educationally challenged
Politically correct ad absurdum–a microglossary
PCAA term Translation
Colorful Flaky, fruity
Detail oriented  Anal-retentive or, if extreme, obsessive compulsive
Eccentric  Nuts, weird
Enthusiastic & hopeful  Insufferably arrogant
Follicly challenged  Bald
Knowledge deficient Ignorant
Obtunded Stupid
Sexual arts specialist  Prostitute, hooker
Sexual arts aficionado  Slut, sleaze
Vertically challenged Short
Vertically enhanced  Tall
Visually challenged Myopic  

black 

A visual sensation having no colour and being of extremely low luminosity.

Patient discussion about black

Q. Why would your poop be black?

A. If it is black or black and tar like, it could mean a gastro bleed.

Q. My nails are black- is it dangerous? Hi, I was diagnosed with colon cancer and now I receive chemotherapy. This morning I found that my nails are brown and blue, and other nails have white lines on them. Is that dangerous? Should go and see a doctor?

A. The chemo can cause several changes in your nail, e.g. make them brittle etc. You can find some more info at : http://www.breastcancer.org/tips/hair_skin_nails/nails.jsp

Q. Has anyone tried black cohosh for the later years in life?

A. my mother in law took it, she said it was very helpful but it could be a placebo effect... here is some info about black cohosh from a very relay able site

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The future of the carbon black market looks promising with opportunities in the transportation, industrial, and building and construction sectors.
ESTIMATED TAX LOST IN BLACK MARKET PS1.8bn SALES OF TOBACCO SINCE 2000 Amount lost to the taxpayer in 2016/17 on illegal tobacco: Amount lost in duty Amount lost in VAT CIGARETTES PS1.4bn PS400m TOBACCO HAND-ROLLED TOBACCO
The pound was trading at an average of EGP 7.982 to the dollar in the black market on 3 February, a 22-month low, according to seven dealers surveyed by Bloomberg at the time.
That was slightly stronger than the black market rate on Wednesday, when several traders put the average rate at 7.93.
Most commonly purchased on the black market were meats, tires, gasoline, liquor, nylons, and shoes.
"If ISIL can be deprived of the oil black market, this will have a significant impact on its viability."
A visiting foreign policy fellow at the Brookings Doha Center, Luay al-Khatteeb, said: "The key gateway through that black market is the southern corridor of Turkey.
validate people, products and payments in the black market. This is because the
"These gas stations provide half of what they have to consumers and then shut down and sell the rest on the black market for double the price," he added.
However, experts disagree on who will be the most affected by the growth of the black market, what products will be on the rise and which types of attacks will be more prevalent, Ablon said.
CAIRO - Egypt's central bank has taken extraordinary steps to prop up its currency and curb a black market in foreign exchange - but in back alleys and money changing shops around the country, illicit dealing continues to thrive.This stubborn survival shows the limits of the economic recovery since Islamist President Mohamed Morsi was ousted last July, despite inflows of billions of dollars in aid from governments in the Gulf.Sluggish tourism revenue and foreign investment are keeping supplies short, along with many overseas Egyptians' preference to send money home via the black market, where they get a better exchange rate.The central bank is in its second year of auctioning hard currency to satisfy demand; last month it conducted its biggest auction, selling $1.5 billion.
Damascus, SANA_ Black-market dealer, Ali Kamal Younes, confessed to dealing in foreign currencies in the black market and smuggling money out of Syria in violation of laws and regulations in a manner that contributes to destabilizing the SYP/USD exchange rate and damages the national economy.