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(lā) [Fr. lai, L. laicus, fr Gr. laïkos, pert. to the people]
Not professionally trained in or qualified to practice any of the professions for which a higher education is required (e.g., law, medicine, clergy).
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Q. what is leukemia in lay person language, what causes it, what are the symptomes, and is it cancer

A. Leukemia is cancer of white blood cells. there are about 6-7 types of Leukemia i think...i'll have to check that one out. it basically means a white blood cell got mutated and started to multiply like crazy. causes severe problems. the types defer in which part of maturation it got cancerous. i hope i helped- if you still need more information, just ask! i'm here.

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Phulwarishaif, Patna: Foundation stone laid for 60 lakh litre per day treatment capacity STP, two additional STPs with a combined capacity of 70 lakh litres per day, 1 main pumping station, 4 projects of interception and diversion and 3 intermediate pumping station laid.
7) The hen has laid many more eggs than I expected.
FINISHING THE JOB Once your bricks are laid, it's time to make everything look neat.
'The faults in the field would be rectified this month and astro-turf would hopefully be laid in August,' he said.
Harsimrat on February 21 laid as many as 27 stones of which 10 were related to upgrading of schools.
Jesus said this to his disciples before He laid down His life.
External water pipes should be laid at this depth to prevent them freezing in prolonged sub-zero temperatures.
It offers the nearest solution to an instant lawn, can be laid quickly and shouldn't need too much aftercare if the ground is moist and it rains within a couple of days of laying it.
Nor is it like the case of Darren Mercer, who laid his horse, Joss Naylor, on Betfair shortly before the 2003 Welsh National (a race in which the horse didn't ultimately participate), having backed him ante-post with a bookmaker.
So you should lay the favourite, wait until the price drifts and then have the same amount when the back side price is bigger than that you have just laid - you then have a bet to nothing.