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1. A nictitating membrane, especially of a domesticated animal.
2. An inflamed condition of this membrane.


Herbal medicine
A deciduous shrub or tree that contains flavonoid glycosides, saponins, tannins and trimethylamine, which is best known for its cardiovascular activity: the active principles in hawthorn cause vasodilation, bradycardia and normalise blood pressure in both hypo- and hypertension. It has been used for angina pectoris, spasms of peripheral arteries (e.g., Raynaud phenomenon), tachyarrhythmias and insomnia; the berries are used in Chinese herbal medicine as a digestive tonic.

haw, haw-eyedness

a lay term used by dog owners, with various meanings. Can be used to refer to a sagging of the lower eyelid that exposes palpebral conjunctiva; an ectropion. In veterinary medicine it has been applied to a protrusion of the nictitating membrane (third eyelid) which may occur with dehydration, a loss of mass behind the globe such as atrophy of temporal muscles, or in cats particularly with sympathetic stimulation or irritation. May be associated with enlargement and prolapse of the gland of the third eyelid, called cherry eye.

h's syndrome
bilateral protrusion of the nictitating membranes.

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While Haw will be returning to New York City after the exhibition, she has hopes that her Cambodia collection will also be shown at a gallery there.
An emotionally and visually engaging children's book, Wow Wow and Haw Haw breaks with expectations for fables and for Newfoundland children's literature, opening these categories to greater possibilities for what they can encompass.
Haw silently campaigned against British and US military action in Iraq and Afghanistan with his constant presence in protest.
Patricia McRitchie, the attorney and winery owner who served as the point person throughout the petition process, said the Haw petition was primarily financed by a grant from the Golden Leaf Foundation (GLF).
Mr Haw said he had been left with just one placard after officers took the action over alleged breaches of his demonstration conditions.
Mr Haws was eventually arrested, but to the consternation of those certain members of the Government, the courts upheld his legitimate right to protest.
DEDICATED: Tony Haw (left) with daughters Debbie (far left) and Jennifer in happier times and (above) flashback to the Evening Telegraph feature published in April as a tribute three weeks after Mr Haw's death
PARCHED, skint and in need of food after a serious day's shopping, the Beer Hunter descended on the Whiskey Haw.
Haw, a University of Southern California chemistry professor, confirming that Brazilian Blowout falls well below Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) exposure limits.
MOURNERS gathered to pay their respects to Midland anti-war campaigner Brian Haw, who died from lung cancer aged 62.
Mr Haw was born in Barking, Essex, and grew up in Whitstable in Kent, but lived more recently with his wife Kay and seven children in Redditch, Worcestershire.
The legacy of Chris Haw, 25, who collapsed from an undiagnosed heart condition, will see top bands appear at Southport's Victoria Park in July in a bid to raise awareness of Sudden Adult Death Syndrome (SADS).