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Black

(blak),
Greene V., U.S. dentist, 1836-1915. See: Black classification.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

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  
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

black 

A visual sensation having no colour and being of extremely low luminosity.
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann

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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Three of them are blacksmiths, one is a driver, another is a construction worker and the rest are unemployed.
The previous owner, Bernie Blackmore, was a well-known figure in the area until his death when the business was taken over and re-named Woolton Blacksmith's.
While manipulating a piece of dough, in a fashion resembling the act of kneading dough, Karam told The Daily Star that "an Arab blacksmith is able to manufacture anything."
In announcing the Blacksmith acquisition, Prestige said it also has entered an agreement to sell its Cutex line of nail polish removers to St.
Blacksmith Institute, a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization, is committed to solving pollution problems around the world.
The province has provided $300,000 annually every five years to jump start initiatives in the nine communities, Blacksmith says.
AS NIGHT FALLS, A MAN APPROACHES THE BLACKSMITH'S SHOP ...
There is a big demand for registered farriers in Scotland and other parts of the UK and they can command earnings of pounds 24,000 upwards as self-employed blacksmiths.
But readers who persist--and all are strongly urged to persist--will discover that the "window" is ambitiously designed not just to find a place for Gabriel Prosser in Thomas Jefferson's comparatively well-known Virginia but to give a view of Gabriel's world--the scarcely-known-at-all Virginia of an enslaved blacksmith and his kind.
It's unbelievable what some of the old blacksmiths could do."
A blacksmith , 'Before Eid, we have a very busy and hectic schedule whereas we have a less work for the rest of the year,'
M2 PHARMA-October 17, 2017-Evotech and Forge Therapeutics strengthen strategic alliance and launch BLACKSMITH platform