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blancmange

A rarely used term for the opaque, pink-tan homogeneous appearance of various stromal tumours, including gastrointestinal stromal tumours, after therapy with Gleevac.
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A little more research revealed that blancmange is a word that has been used and abused from the 13th century, from everyone from Escoffier himself to amateur cooks.
It will be as traditional as possible, with lots of sandwiches, jelly and blancmange."
Well, I say "confronts", but David is about as confrontational as a blancmange where Nicola's concerned.
He was Neil Arthur, who used to front the 80's pop group Blancmange whose hits included Living on the Ceiling and Blind Vision.
But organisers were keen to stress that none of the war-time food - which included Spam sandwiches, jelly and blancmange - faced any war-time rationing.
That is to say that although the thing is about as much use as a blancmange motorway, it's actually nobody's fault.
extends shelf life; E102 is in soft drinks and fish fingers; E104 in sweets; E122 in yoghurts & blancmange.
Where else in the city can you order a bowl of jelly and blancmange or a glass of sherry out of the wood?
The kids at a school in Somerset had to make do with crisps and biscuits after it was ruled jelly, blancmange, cream cakes and sausage rolls had not been stored in the right fridges and at the proper temperature.
LE FACT: The English know that the scientific guidance is about as reliable as a blancmange Eiffel Tower, but we are still prepared to swallow the official line.
Miliband's probably right about Blair (unless he ends up in the clink) and is heroically wrestling with the poisoned blancmange that is Deathra.
Ageing rager one, Meatloaf, should now change his name to Meat Blancmange after his quivering performance on Strictly Come Dancing.