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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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<B Dane Blacker is switching from the Blues to the Scarlets
When asked about a photo supposedly of Mr Blacker sitting with children on a model railway train, Mr Breen, who stopped Mr Blacker's benefits after an investigation in 2016, said: "He maintained it was a great effort to stand or get out of a chair, but he appeared to have no difficulty from the statements and pictures."
But behind the impressive accuracy, there was Blacker's disciplined approach and nerve to attempt the gambit in the first place.
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.
Blacker (General Secretary of the Eugenics Society from 1931 to 1952): he wrote to Hubback, "in so far as a flat-rate State scheme might be included in ...
Mr Blacker, who farmed at Newton on Ouse near York and was a very active member of the NFU Shipton Branch, was a member of the NFU Sugar Beet committee for over 20 years, vice chairman for nearly 15 of those and was elected chairman in 2002.
"Analysts are into physics and modeling phenomena, and they want to spend a far lesser proportion of their time sitting in front of the computer messing with geometry," Blacker said.
Black Panel" reproduces blacker blacks thanks to Pioneer's newly developed "Crystal Emissive Layer".
Blacker Than Blue had Ozzy Osbourne's stamp all over it, whereas the slightly more animated Russian Doll had plenty of rock but not very much roll.
The blacker the college, the sweeter the knowledge: In 1988, Judith Boswell Griffie wrote an inspirational letter to her daughter, Kelly, then a student at Prairie View A&M University.
My view seems cheerily optimistic in the light of Neill's three essays on the play, where, at the end, "the Venetian world - and the audience too, if they are not careful -will have come to see it [Othello's blackness] as a sign not only of his reprobate condition but of the irreducible alterity that the language of racial abuse insists is inseparable from it: 'blacker devil,' 'filthy bargain,' 'gull ...
10 SPIKE LEE, BAMBOOZLED (New Line) Critics who pointed out how "preposterous" the premise of this movie is--a minstrel show is pushed onto prime time by a white TV producer (the always delicious Michael Rapaport) who thinks he's blacker than the African Americans who work for him--clearly have no idea how poisonous and ugly race relations in America really are.