laundry list


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A popular term for an exhaustive list of symptoms, diseases, or aetiologies that share something in common—e.g., differential diagnosis of acute abdomen

laundry list

 A popular term for a long list of Sx, diseases, or etiologies that share something in common–eg, differential diagnosis of acute abdomen
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Participating businesses will be asked to submit a $20 entrance fee ($15 will go to Project Laundry List to cover expenses and $5 will go to Main Street Concord).
This is the information that Project Laundry List tries to communicate each April 19 on its annual Hang Out Your Laundry Day.
According to Alexander Lee, founder and executive director of Project Laundry List, "Line-dried clothes smell better and last longer.
The laundry list pattern of sounds was represented by a pair of repeated sounds: ABAB, ABABAB, and so on.
He said: "I had a laundry list of things to work on but after winning my first two events it is a lot shorter than at this time last year.
A: I had an opportunity to talk over a long laundry list of issues with General Mortensen.
The primary source of the nonsense and falsehoods was Jim Dickson's old laundry list of reasons why we Americans should not be allowed to verify our votes.
With a laundry list of memorable characters, including lonely and desperate women hoping to find a "good church man" for their husband, Too Much of a Good Thing will keep readers intrigued and perhaps even outraged.
And the laundry list continues on--to Ecuador and Costa Rica, try Trinidad and Tobago, no mistaking Mexico, okay in Jamaica, don't forget Haiti, New Guinea, Samoa, then there's Java.
We could give you a laundry list of the specs for the "world's fastest personal computer"--64-hit desktop processor, optimized Velocity Engine, but why bother?
In addition to their abundant charm and beauty, they must manage with one or another physical flaw: thunder thighs, misshapen breasts, sunken eyes, bad bone structure, general homeliness--a veritable laundry list of deformities and "shades of plain" interrupt their apotheosis into babedom.
Electric utilities are faced with a laundry list of critical issues affecting the bottom line, including increasingly strict environmental standards, staff downsizing, declining operations budgets, and incorporation of new technology onto older infrastructure.