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said of diseases or plants that have a superficial resemblance to another plant or disease.

false acacia
false blackleg
cellulitis and myositis caused by Clostridium septicum and C. novyi. More commonly called malignant edema. Characterized by high fever, severe toxemia and local swelling around a wound with subsequent local gangrene and a high mortality rate.
false blusher
see amanitapantherina—a mushroom.
false buckbush
see gyrostemonaustralasicus.
false bursa
see hygroma.
false castor oil plant
daturastramonium, D. ferox.
false columnaris disease
similar to columnaris disease but caused by infection with the bacteria Cytophaga johnsonae. Characterized by skin erosion especially at the fins and jaws.
false distemper
a disease of horses with some similarity to strangles. See pectoral abscess.
false garlic
false gid
see oestrusovis.
false hellebore
veratrumcalifornicum, V. viride.
false indigo
false joint
a fracture in a long bone that does not heal; the ends callus over and there is mobility at the point.
false layer
a hen with all the appearances and the behavior of a laying hen but which does not lay any eggs. There is a defect in ovum entrapment and the eggs are discharged into the peritoneal cavity although egg peritonitis is not apparent.
false lupine
thermopsismontana, T. rhombifolia.
false negative
when the result of a test in a patient is negative when the disease or condition which is the subject of the search is present.
false positive
false quarter
a condition of the horse's hoof in which a serious injury to the coronet causes an overgrowth of horn which overlaps the normal wall.
false scorpions
members of the order Pseudoscorpiones. Nonvenomous arachnids called also book scorpions.

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Q. I am allergic to most of artificial perfumes and body sprays. is there is any method of treatment? If posible, also i need some advices about how to keep my body odour fresh and cool.

A. It depends what you mean by allergic. If you mean that all deodorants/ perfumes and such cause you skin rash - or eczema (a type of mild dermatitis), then it is a very known reaction to ingredients in those products that contain alcohol. You should buy only product that say 'anti-perspirant' on them, meaning they are less likely to cause such allergies. If you are suffering from mal body odur you should bathe twice a day (and use also an 'anti-perspirant' soap.) and consult a dermatologist on the proper treatment for you.

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For example, falsehoods reached 1,500 people six times more rapidly than truth.
Such sites create the impression that the falsehoods being spread are legitimate news items.
Those who have played politics of allegations, hypocrisy and falsehood have no right to represent the public.
These approaches are essentially interventionist tools to warn the public of lies and error under the assumption that cutting off or vetting the flow of falsehood will make a more honest world, or at least an environment where fewer people are fooled.
I'm so happy Clive McFarlane cleared up the falsehoods of Obamacare.
Crivelli presents us the following succinct version of the falsehood paradox:
IN A direct attack on Narendra Modi, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ( inset) on Sunday charged that the BJP's prime ministerial candidate is resorting to falsehood to target political rivals and vitiating the atmosphere with his " politics of negativism and separatism".
This volume is an account--and a symptom--of what one of the contributors calls "Cardenio fever," a malady of long standing that has had a notable recent outbreak following the appearance of Brean Hammond's edition of Lewis Theobald's play Double Falsehood in the Arden Shakespeare series (2010).
The Roe v Wade decision is based on a falsehood, it effectively declared that the unborn child is not a human being and is the property of the mother.
Attempts to open a front from Lebanon against Syrian people, in accordance with orders from Feltman, is the opposite to what Syrians need," said the MP, adding "we warn those who are betting on the fall of our arms that if the situation in Syria deteriorates further, our artillery is one of righteousness in the face of falsehood, and God's path demands the steadfastness of righteousness, and demise of falsehood.
Augustine, tell us that a "a lie consists in speaking a falsehood with the intention of deceiving.
If a person continues to speak falsehood and makes falsehood his/her object, he/she will be recorded as a liar before God".