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lay

(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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However, following the success of the mission, the document was laid aside in Nixon's private papers in America's national archives.
But they're becoming increasingly irrelevant because the men of debate have laid aside enough of their loathing to carry out the will of their people.
Viktor Yushchenko, Ukraine's president, and Yulia Tymnoshenko, the prime minister, laid aside their differences on Thursday to visit the accident site.
And the material recorded with legendary American producer Rick Rubin in London back in September 2006 has all been laid aside for the time being.
Mayur can fit in around 160 covers, making it one of the largest restaurants in the city with areas laid aside for private parties and business groups.
Yet, even before the Government laid aside its idea of homebuyers' information packs recently, flood risk evaluations had already been excised from them.
Laid aside their numerous vocations; forsook their quiet homes of ease and plenty; bid adieu to their friends and neighbors--gave a last kiss to their wives and children .
The cash laid aside for new chairs comes out of last year's budget.
Tyrur has been laid aside by owner PJ Fahy and trainer Paul Hennessy for a Champion Stakes and Irish Derby campaign, and his return last Saturday indicated that he isn't far short of top form already.
As many as 800 of them were adherents of Islam, a religion that Harris flatly asserts is not "compatible with civil society" (rather a cold comfort, one supposes, as they too laid aside their early morning coffee to ponder their sudden mortal doom).