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Drug slang
Regional slang for various abuse substances—e.g., heroin, cocaine.
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A male child, from birth to puberty.


A male child, from birth to age of puberty. See Bubble boy, Little boy, Tomboy.

Patient discussion about boy

Q. Is Autism mostly common for boys?

A. Autism isn't very common in the general popuylation of boys (about several cases per 100 boys), but it's 5 times more common in boys than in girls, which makes it a disease mainly of males.

Q. i want 2 date a guy but most guys try to take advantge of me but i wont let them wat do i do to get a good guy

A. get to know them first on a you and him basis, because if you bring him around your friends or family, he'll act like prince charming to win them over. also, figure out how experienced he is and if he is too experienced and if he says he can change that and you dont feel comfortable with it then end it. you need to find someone who respects you.

Q. My boy has diabetes. Recently he was diagnosed with vitiligo. What is it and what can be the reason for this? My boy has diabetes. recently he was diagnosed with vitiligo. Our doctor said that he hopes it not a polyglandular autoimmune syndrome. what is vitiligo and what does this big phrase (polyglandular autoimmune syndrome) mean?

A. Vitiligo is a pigmentation disorder and the major cause of vitiligo is the autoimmunity. Some internal factor cause the destruction of melanocytes cell which produce the melanin a substance responsible for the coloration of skin. this lack of melanin infect results in <a href="">white patch on skin</a> of hypo pigmentation.
Normally vitiligo is not related with other disease like diabetes. However a little inheritance may include in the occurence of vitiligo.

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A Boyish God is available in print and ebook format.
Nearly everyone around Jesse (Sasha Harrison) seems ready to condemn her to freakdom: the obnoxious girl who throws scented maxi pads in front of her in the cafeteria, the new teenage stepsister who's grossed out at her pet caterpillars in the fridge and, especially, her disappointed dad who glumly tries to force her to get a haircut (she trims it into a boyish shag).
As well as appreciating the pretty-but-painful patina of boyish nostalgia, Mavor also values the femininity of boyishness, particularly the effeminising--and decidedly queer--relationship with the mother.
Owen, who won over the public with his happy-go-lucky attitude and boyish good looks, shed a few tears after hearing he had won and emerged from the house to meet his parents and girlfriend.
Mind you, he's a boyish thirtysomething father of three with some severely whacked-out images he feels compelled to resolve - and he's doing his therapy on the big screen.
It's also perfect for the car-pooling suburban mother who hates being thought of as a 'soccer mom' just because she has three kids, a boyish haircut, and drives a Toyota Previa.
A first-time forest supervisor, he was boyish in appearance and earnest in demeanor.
You could live a lifetime in Pasadena without learning what Fussell did his first morning on the front line when he discovered that the position he'd come into the night before was surrounded by dozens of dead teenaged German soldiers: "My boyish illusions, largely intact to that moment of awakening, fell away all at once, and suddenly I knew that I was not and would never be in a world that was reasonable or just" This was the beginning of four months of ground combat during which Fussell lived in near-constant fear, saw friends killed right next to him, and, finally, was badly wounded.
According to the website's report Yelchin is just 25-year-old and his boyish charm may come handy while playing the younger version of Spidey.
Lena has our look of the week with her boyish short mop haircut with a long, wavy fringe.
The calculator advises women with a boyish, "chilli" outline - personified by model Cara Delevingne - to "take care".