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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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There is generally only one outfit for brides, if they are being dressed up to be blackened, that of parody bride.
Meanwhile, he has dipped his fillets in melted butter and coated them generously with his proprietary Blackened Redfish Magic, and now he places those fillets in the dry, glowing skillet.
He said: "The police were trying everything to blacken my name and connect me with crooked dealings.
"The content of the leak was totally improper and incorrect and an attempt to blacken my good name."
Squeeze the 'smoky' juice from the blackened lime and set aside.
He told Miriam O'Callaghan: "They attempted to blacken me.
The grimy fumes of diesel engines blacken the air, irritate the senses and spew particles that may cause cancer.
2Roast for 20-25 minutes, until the vegetables are softened and beginning to blacken. Put a couple of pieces of roasted veg aside for the garnish and transfer the rest to a food processor.
Even when there's no smoke, tobacco can blacken human health.
Director General (DG) Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor has blackened DPs of his official and personal twitter account to mark August 15, the Indian independence day, as Black Day.
A large number of Social media users also blackened their DPs to express solidarity with Kashmiris.
Summary: Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Aug 13 (ANI): Irked by P Chidambaram's remarks on the abrogation of Article 370, a Muslim Youth Association of the district has announced a cash reward for anyone who blackens the Congress leader's face.