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David, 20th-century U.S. dermatologist. See: Bloom syndrome.


an overabundant growth of algae, often resulting from nutrient enrichment.


1. the general appearance of the surface. In carcass meat it is the glistening, transparent effect and the gentle pink color that gives a good bloom to the carcass. It is the result of proper tissue hydration coupled with the correct proportions of fat, connective tissue and superficial layers of muscle.
2. appearance of the haircoat, usually taken to mean the gloss, luster and quality.
3. on stagnant water the collection of colored algae is called water bloom (see algae, algal poisoning).

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Q. How the fetus is influenced from Bloom syndrome? If the mother has the syndrome, what is the influence on the fetus?

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Bloomy and three more teachers revealed to Times of Oman that there are 16 more teachers in the same school taking classes without a proper job visa.
During the Hundred Years War, legend has it that the local girls offered it to English soldiers who thought it tasted like heaven and that its bloomy white heart shape looked like angels wings.
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Pairings include Sweet Grass Dairy's Green Hill, a rich double cream cheese with a white bloomy rind that softens as it ages, to accompany Dow's Aged Tawny Port, and Point Reyes Original Blue cheese with Dow's Late Bottled Vintage and Vintage port.
They are beautiful, bloomy, smell gorgeous and look good enough to eat.
For example, Somerset brie is a bloomy rind cheese.
The Sweet Grass "Green Hill," a rich double cream cheese with a white bloomy rind that softens as it ages, is paired with the Dow's Aged Tawny Ports, which are offered in 10, 20, 30 and 40 year bottlings.
32 5 9 18 36 55 24 OUR MAN BLOOMY SAYS To make the midweek draw against WBA count, the Bluebirds must take three points from struggling Barnsley, but this will not be a stroll.