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Black

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

black

(blak) reflecting no light or true color; of the darkest hue.

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.

black

1. without color, at the opposite end of the spectrum to white; the color of soot.
2. a universally accepted coat color. In horses, solid black with no pattern in it, the muzzle is black, and there may be white markings on the lower limbs and the head.

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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In a statement from Alison Blacker, his ex-wife, the court heard he had a drinking problem and had become estranged from his daughter, aged 20, and son, aged 18.
Both Rathbone and Stocks also singled out the eugenically fit employees of the teaching profession, churches and civil and municipal services for family allowances (Rathbone, 1924b: 6; Stocks, 1927: 63-4; Macnicol, 1980: 36), but when Hubback did this, her end goal was the eugenically sympathetic system of graded social insurance (Hubback and Green: 35; Blacker to Fisher, 26 May 1933).
In 2005, Mike Blacker led a delegation of over 100 UK growers in a peaceful rally of European growers in Brussels to show opposition to the Commission's sugar reform proposals.
The disconnect between CAD and analysis occurs, generally speaking, because one system is powered by geometrical information and the other isn't, Blacker said.
Catering worker Mrs Blacker, who now suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, said: "It was every patient's worst nightmare.
Blacker rightly criticizes (in both his introductory and concluding chapters) international relations theory as being poorly equipped to anticipate or explain peaceful systemic change such as that brought about by the Gorbachev reforms.
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I cannot see how alterations to the junctions at Blacker Road/Cavalry Arms will have any of the desired effects apart from causing pain to the residents.
Little had been seen of Blues, who lost Blacker through injury art halftime, as an attacking force in the second half but they continued to defend well prior to Knights hitting them with two-quickly taken tries early in the final quarter to lead 57-12.
However, that was the signal for Wales to go back up through the gears with outstanding flanker Will Jones winning a vital steal at the breakdown for scrum-half Blacker to race away.
substitutes Dane Blacker and Will Griffiths, and left-wing Joe Goodchild got Wales' tries at a sun-blessed Avchala Stadium in Tbilisi.