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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.

Patient discussion about false

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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No pretence, no falseness and her voice is just a God-given natural talent.
He quickly sees the falseness of the conquering hero status that is being thrust on the three men.
There is a falseness about these sorts of sorties before the real action begins, a worry that too much might be read into too little.
The first game of the season has a little falseness about it, '' said the manager.
It is a turning away from the falseness of what we have become to re-turn to the true depths of our nature.
To me, it's like finding 'the pearl of great price'--by casting off all falseness and embracing humility, I learn to become myself and love my neighbour.
If you include the summer circuses and the autumn auctions and the rest of the chronic falseness that passes for international rugby these days, Wales surrendered a sacred precedence in Cardiff on Saturday.
In the end, there is a pervasive sense of falseness here, a maddening skimming of surfaces while purporting to get to the deepest interiors.
After some discussion, the group gives their opinion of the validity or falseness of the disclosure, and the person providing the comment can tell the real story.
It is a misuse of God's name if we call upon the Lord God in any way to support falseness or wrong-doing.
The professed love for "nature" is a worn-out, hollow cliche, the patent falseness of which is evident to anyone who has tried to search out what truly remains of Japan's wild patrimony.